Operation Joy Spirit Week Brings Cheer to Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Staff

Health care workers have been through so much over the last couple years, and Mercy Health Saint Mary’s has found ways to incorporate fun and appreciation for staff during the pandemic.  Operation Joy was created to help bring some cheer, show gratitude, and have fun events, giveaways, treats, and meals for colleagues. The colleague health … Read more Operation Joy Spirit Week Brings Cheer to Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Staff

Grand Rapids Neighbors Take Neurology Residents Under Their Wings

Imagine the isolation of a new city, a new job, and new beginnings – in the middle of a pandemic. That has been the reality for Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Neurology residents.  Luckily, the Grand Rapids Appreciates New Doctors (GRANDs) program, has been there to make the journey less isolating. “The COVID-19 pandemic definitely didn’t … Read more Grand Rapids Neighbors Take Neurology Residents Under Their Wings

When is it time to see a gynecologist?

Maggi Forgue, DO Mercy Health Physician Partners OB/GYN Mercy Health’s team of expert OB/GYNs meet the changing needs of women from adolescence to mature adulthood. We provide specialized care, including prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for every woman at every stage of her life. What services does an OB/GN typically provide? Our services include: Routine well … Read more When is it time to see a gynecologist?

How to Spot a Fake At-home COVID Test

The current COVID-19 surge has made it difficult to find home testing kits in stores and online. As a result, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have seen an increase in reports of fake tests being sold online. Unknowingly purchasing and using a fake test isn’t just a waste … Read more How to Spot a Fake At-home COVID Test

Omicron Variant Causing Record-Breaking Rise in COVID-19 Cases

We know you’re tired of COVID-19 – trust us, we are too. As one Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurse recently told us, “Everyone is fed up with COVID, but there is no group more fed up than frontline health care workers. Get vaccinated.” Driven by the Omicron variant, COVID-19 cases are … Read more Omicron Variant Causing Record-Breaking Rise in COVID-19 Cases

Riding the Wave of Success a Year After Bariatric Surgery

“It was amazing to stand on a surfboard and ride a wave,” said bariatric surgery patient Mo Nasor, 40. “My wife and I celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary in 2021, and I was able to go surfing in Hawaii!” Nasor was so amazed because during this past year, he has been able to go from … Read more Riding the Wave of Success a Year After Bariatric Surgery

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Nationally Recognized as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek

Grand Rapids, Mich. (January 10, 2022) – Mercy Health Saint Mary’s was named to Newsweek’s 2021 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals. The distinction recognizes facilities that have provided exceptional care to mothers, newborns and their families, as verified by the 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Survey. Best Maternity Care Hospitals is part of Newsweek’s Best Health … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Nationally Recognized as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek

Federal team Arrives at Mercy Health Muskegon to Support Health Care Workers Treating COVID-19 Patients

15-person team from the U.S. Air Force assigned for 30 days Muskegon, Mich. (January 4, 2022) – At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Air Force members arrived at Mercy Health Muskegon on December 30, 2021 to help provide much-needed medical assistance onsite. This 15-person team will support the health care … Read more Federal team Arrives at Mercy Health Muskegon to Support Health Care Workers Treating COVID-19 Patients

How to Protect Yourself and Others During the Latest COVID-19 Surge

The U.S. is currently facing record numbers of new cases of COVID-19, as the Delta and Omicron variants spread rapidly across the nation. For many, the surge in cases has led to an understandable increase in anxiety and fatigue. Mercy Health cares deeply about you and your well-being, both physical and mental. While we are … Read more How to Protect Yourself and Others During the Latest COVID-19 Surge