COVID-19: What We Learned Over Two Years of The Pandemic

For more than two years, health care workers have been put to the test. Aside from the normal kidney stones, broken ankles, contusions, infections, and sprains – they have endured 24 months (and counting) of COVID-19 – and their lives will never be the same. “Nursing is a tough profession as it is, and with … Read more COVID-19: What We Learned Over Two Years of The Pandemic

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

Protecting Kids From COVID-19 During School

With the new school year fast approaching, considerations of how to safeguard children from COVID-19 in the classroom are an increasingly frequent topic of discussion. On July 9, the CDC provided updated guidance that stresses the importance of effective precautions such as masking, physical distancing, and excellent hand hygiene. It is also important for parents … Read more Protecting Kids From COVID-19 During School

COVID-19 Delta Variant Cases Increasing in West Michigan

With the Delta variant causing COVID-19 cases to rise in the United States, health care professionals are continuing to urge Americans to get their COVID-19 vaccine. Currently, more than 99-percent of all deaths from COVID-19 infections are in unvaccinated persons. “The vaccine does exactly what it should, which is minimize the symptoms, prevent you from … Read more COVID-19 Delta Variant Cases Increasing in West Michigan