Trinity Health Saint Mary’s Colleagues Recognized as Hometown Heroes

Karen Kennedy, MD, primary care regional medical director for Trinity Health Medical Group, and Liberty Jacques, DNP, RN, director of Infection Prevention & Control at Trinity Health, have been named two of 11 Hometown Heroes, selected by the Grand Rapids African American Health Institute (GRAAHI). Kennedy, Jacques, and the Trinity Health team worked to address … Read more Trinity Health Saint Mary’s Colleagues Recognized as Hometown Heroes

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

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