COVID-19


Spectrum Health Announces New Visitor Restrictions

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 8, 2021 – As a result of increasing numbers of patients admitted with COVID-19 and the increase in community positivity rate, Spectrum Health is revising its visitor policies to reduce the number of people in its Grand Rapids and regional hospitals and outpatient care sites. Effective Wednesday, Sept. 8, patients are […]



Physician & Nurse leaders from 21 hospital systems across Michigan plead for vaccinations

DETROIT, Mich. (Sept. 1, 2021) – Medical leaders from 21 hospital systems signed an open letter to Michigan residents pleading for people to get vaccinated (please see the letter in its entirety below). The letter comes after an increase of COVID-19 cases across the state, which leaders warn could turn into a fourth wave. “Chief […]



Spectrum Health and HHS partner to expand access to monoclonal antibody therapy and treatment of COVID-19 patients

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 21, 2021 – Spectrum Health, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), announced today that it is expanding access to COVID-19 monoclonal antibody therapy (mAb) to reach more individuals, especially those in underserved and disadvantaged communities. […]



Walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations available at several Spectrum Health Grand Rapids locations this week

Spectrum Health will be offering walk-in opportunities to receive a free COVID-19 vaccination May 11 – 15 at clinics at 60th Street as well as at the West Michigan Vaccine Clinic at DeVos Place. Walk-in clinics will be held at the following dates and times: West Michigan Vaccine Clinic at DeVos Place Tuesday, May 11 […]



West Michigan Vaccine Clinic Expands Vaccine Availability to All 16 and Older

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 30, 2021 – The West Michigan Vaccine Clinic at DeVos Place, operated by Kent County, Spectrum Health and Mercy Health in collaboration with Vaccinate West Michigan is expanding vaccine availability to all 16 and older, immediately. The clinic operates by appointment only. Patients can now self-schedule online. To set up an […]



West Michigan Vaccine Clinic Anticipates Busiest Day Yet and Provides Parking Tips

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 28, 2021 – The West Michigan Vaccine Clinic at DeVos Place, operated by Kent County, Spectrum Health and Mercy Health in collaboration with Vaccinate West Michigan, is expecting to provide 12,000 vaccinations on Monday, March 29. While the clinic has special capacity to provide 20,000 vaccinations, it has been limited by […]



Spectrum Health Offers COVID-19 Treatments to Promote Recovery

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 2, 2021 – Spectrum Health West Michigan will open an infusion clinic at Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital on Feb. 10 that uses monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of COVID-19 under a U.S. Food and Drug Administration Emergency Use Authorization.    The infusion treatment features Eli Lilly’s Bamlanivimab and Regeneron’s Casirivimab and Imdevimab combination. Bamlanivimab also is being used at Spectrum Health Lakeland to treat COVID-19 patients as part of their COVID-19 Medication Therapies […]