In less than a week after the first arrival of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s vaccinated its 1,000th colleague on Wednesday, Dec. 23, shortly after noon. “I was surprised to be the 1,000th,” said Sonographer Cindy Hecksel, who works in COVID-19 units at the hospital. “I wanted to get the vaccine to … Read more Sonographer Receives 1,000th COVID-19 Vaccine at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s
“So many of my patients have asked about the safety of getting the vaccine and whether I would recommend it, so it was important for me to get the vaccine to show them how much I advocate everyone getting it when able. “While it can make one feel mildly sick temporarily, the big picture is … Read more Physician Receives 1000th COVID-19 Vaccine Administered by Mercy Health Muskegon
Michael Omstead is known in the medical community as “Santa.” Each year, he dresses up and transforms into the jolly character to bring joy to the patients of local hospitals. This Christmas season, you won’t find Michael – aka Santa – roaming the halls of St. Joe’s Livingston and Brighton delivering holiday cheer. Instead, he’ll … Read more Santa Receives Gift of Health From St. Joe’s Livingston
We asked Mercy Health colleagues in our Emergency Departments why they would be interested in getting the COVID-19 vaccine from Mercy Health, and this is what they said! (Colleagues, you may also leave your comments below! Note that participation in this blog post does not reserve your spot to receive the vaccine. Grand Rapids colleagues … Read more What Do Our Emergency Dept. Colleagues Think About the COVID-19 Vaccine?
Less than a year after COVID-19 appeared in West Michigan, select Mercy Health colleagues have voluntarily received the first doses of federally approved COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, December 17, 2020. Over the next several weeks, all colleagues will have an opportunity to receive the vaccine, beginning with those involved in direct COVID-19 patient care. The … Read more Mercy Health Gives First COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Frontline Colleagues
Four Trinity Health Michigan hospitals receive initial doses CANTON and NORTON SHORES, Mich. (Dec. 17, 2020) – Mercy Health and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, which together comprise the Michigan region of Trinity Health,have taken delivery of the first shipment of the FDA-Approved Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at four of its hospitals. St. Joseph Mercy Ann … Read more Mercy Health, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System receive COVID-19 vaccine, administer first vaccinations
We asked Mercy Health colleagues from across the region why they would be interested in getting the COVID-19 vaccine from Mercy Health, and this is what they said! (Colleagues, you may also leave your comments below! Note that participation in this blog post does not reserve your spot to receive the vaccine, Grand Rapids colleagues … Read more What Do Our Colleagues Think About the COVID-19 Vaccine?
Peanut Butter Cookies Lisa McDowell – Team USA Cookie Ingredients 1 cup peanut butter ½ cup real maple syrup 1.5 cups almond flour 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp baking powder Pinch of sea salt Dark chocolate kisses Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix together peanut butter, maple syrup and vanilla extract. Fold in almond … Read more Healthy Holiday Cookie Recipe
Passerby’s Hands-only CPR Starts Miraculous ‘Chain of Survival’ When Robert Lane left his house for a run one summer evening in 2020, he had no idea that minutes later he’d be performing hands-only CPR on a stranger with sudden cardiac arrest. While running on Green Street in Ann Arbor, Lane saw a car suddenly weave … Read more Saving Shunbao Li
First accreditation earned in October 2018 Corazon, Inc., a national leader in services for the cardiovascular specialty, has granted re-accreditation to the PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention) Program and the Electrophysiology Program (EP) Mercy Health Muskegon. Commonly known by the term primary elective angioplasty, Mercy Health Muskegon has maintained its PCI program and EP accreditation since … Read more Mercy Health Muskegon Earns PCI and EP Program Re-accreditation From Corazon