Health care heroes: ‘We are all in this together’

Life on the front lines of the pandemic: altruism, dedication and expertise shine.

Parents: Take a breath—and a break

Families need schedules and structure in this at-home period amid COVID-19. But they also need a little leeway.

Keep kids to a sleep routine

A good night of solid rest will make days spent at home all the more tolerable.

A big sign of support for health care workers

East Grand Rapids neighbors rally to thank Spectrum Health team members along their daily commute.

Nursing classrooms transform into an annex hospital

A long-standing preparedness plan allows Spectrum Health to use a Grand Valley State University building as an off-site medical space, should the need arise.

COVID-19 and pregnancy: Tips from experts

Childbirth experts offer advice and guidance for moms-to-be preparing to give birth during the pandemic.

COVID-19 donations: ‘It gives me goosebumps’

Donations of masks, gowns, food and flowers pour in to help the health care workers on the front line.

COVID-19: Take time to disengage

Psychologists share their 5 top tips for nurturing your mental health and giving yourself grace.

COVID-19 meals: Keep it simple

As you assemble meals during this stay-at-home spell, a dietitian offers sensible advice: Give yourself plenty of leeway.

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Life for Lilly

The special package, flown in express from Europe, is a ‘bag of life’ for Lilly who’s undergoing a bone marrow transplant thanks to a stranger’s heartfelt donation. In this special Health Beat series, Lilly takes us through her journey as a way of promoting the gift of life.

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Humans of Spectrum Health

Who are the people behind the lab coats, scrubs and name badges? What experiences have made them who they are today? This series shows the human side of the caregivers who are proud to call Spectrum Health their work home.

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Smile, baby!

A pediatric plastic surgeon pioneers a technique to repair cleft palates that leads to better speech and jaw development for children.

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