Update: Mercy Health Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing

New hotline for symptomatic community members to get tested: 616-685-COVD (2683) Grand Rapids, Mich. (April 16, 2020) – As Mercy Health Saint Mary’s expands COVID-19 testing to the West Michigan community, residents earlier in their illness and with fewer symptoms can now call ahead to be screened for testing. The results will be available within … Read more Update: Mercy Health Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing

Musicians Serenade St. Joe’s and Mercy Health Heroes with Theme Song

Erin Accomando of Centerline, Mich., is one of more than 20 musicians worldwide who recorded the theme song for Mercy Health and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System colleagues. “You and I, Together.” Here for YouWe’re gonna make it through togetherYou and IWe’ll find our way The coronavirus pandemic can’t stop the music for artists from … Read more Musicians Serenade St. Joe’s and Mercy Health Heroes with Theme Song

Mercy Health Physician Partners Consolidate Services Amid COVID-19

Designated locations to treat patients with COVID-19 symptoms; virtual care options available Norton Shores, Mich. (April 13, 2020) – To best serve patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mercy Health Physician Partners is consolidating services and designating specific physician offices for the treatment of patients with COVID-19 symptoms, beginning April 13. To best determine health care … Read more Mercy Health Physician Partners Consolidate Services Amid COVID-19

Community Partners Step up to Fight COVID-19

Steelcase Designs, Makes and Donates Thousands of Essential PPE Items to Mercy Health Community partnerships have never been more important to Mercy Health than during this unprecedented time of COVID-19. After the first Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Incident Command meeting in mid-March 2020 to plan the handling of this pandemic, Michelle Rabideau, president, Saint Mary’s … Read more Community Partners Step up to Fight COVID-19

Mercy Health Muskegon’s Executive Chef Helps Frontline Staff During COVID-19 Pandemic

Mercy Health proudly welcomes Char Morse as the inaugural executive chef for Mercy Health Muskegon. During the pandemic of COVID-19, Morse is helping colleagues on the frontline through what she does best: Food. “I am testing a few of my dishes through the current Grab ‘n Go,” said Morse. “On some of my research days, … Read more Mercy Health Muskegon’s Executive Chef Helps Frontline Staff During COVID-19 Pandemic

Remarkable Colleagues: Diagnostic Chest Imaging Ramped Up During the COVID Pandemic

Hundreds of X-ray technologists and other imaging specialists across Michigan are playing an important role in caring for patients. Along the West Michigan Lakeshore, nearly 150 specialists are supporting frontline doctors and nurses during this pandemic. Dressed in full protective gear, imaging specialists help to evaluate persons under investigation (PUIs) as well as COVID-19-positive patients … Read more Remarkable Colleagues: Diagnostic Chest Imaging Ramped Up During the COVID Pandemic

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Preps to Test Hundreds of Patients Per Day for COVID-19

Should the COVID-19 numbers spike in West Michigan, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s currently has capacity to test up hundreds of patients per day while they stay in their vehicles, thanks to the new COVID-19 drive-through testing center in Grand Rapids. Designed for patients who are not ill enough to warrant a hospital stay, the drive-through … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Preps to Test Hundreds of Patients Per Day for COVID-19

Mercy Health Offers Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing

Increased capacity to test up to hundreds of patients per day Grand Rapids, Mich. (April 7, 2020) – Mercy Health now offers two drive-through testing centers, located in Grand Rapids and Muskegon, for patients with a provider order to be tested for COVID-19. As COVID-19 numbers spike in West Michigan, Mercy Health has capacity to … Read more Mercy Health Offers Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing

Mercy Health Remarkable Colleagues: Nutrition Services Colleagues Providing Excellent Service in Unprecedented Times

During this time of unprecedented stress, food can be a source of comfort. Behind the scenes, colleagues in various departments are doing their part to support the patient-centered care for which Mercy Health is known. Three members of the Food and Nutrition Services, Patient Services team have truly stood out, “especially during times like this,” … Read more Mercy Health Remarkable Colleagues: Nutrition Services Colleagues Providing Excellent Service in Unprecedented Times

Mercy Health’s Remarkable Colleagues

Former Flight Surgeon Tapped to Serve Patients with COVID-19 Symptoms Pre-COVID-19, Gregory Stempky, DO, cared for patients at Mercy Health Physician Partners (MHPP) Family Care in Spring Lake. Once it became clear that sick patients were calling MHPP offices and that testing for COVID-19 would be needed, Mercy Health Muskegon tapped Dr. Stempky’s expertise to … Read more Mercy Health’s Remarkable Colleagues