Plasma donors needed

So far 73 people have donated in hopes of helping people who are severely ill with COVID-19.

‘Art will heal the world’

Boarded-up windows in downtown Grand Rapids become paintings promoting justice and unity. Spectrum Health is there to support.

How to discuss race with your child

Doctors share their suggestions for participating in honest and upfront family conversations during this pivotal moment in history.

Patient Story

‘What a great experience’

When they needed help, these patients found comfort in urgent care.

10 summer activities ranked by riskiness

As we emerge from pandemic-induced hibernation, here's what infectious disease doctors want you to know about having fun and staying healthy.

‘It’s been extremely humbling’

A pediatric infectious disease doctor shares a glimpse into what it takes to keep a community healthy and prepare a hospital for a pandemic.

Patient Story

‘He was such a giver’

In the wake of the pandemic, the Renucci Hospitality House provides a gathering place for a family to say goodbye to a loving father.

Yes, you should wear a face mask

An infectious disease doctor explains how to wear them—and how they can help keep the COVID-19 virus from spreading.

‘An important thing to do’

Area manufacturers help bridge the gap in face masks with industrial sewing machines, operating room materials and an innovative spirit.

‘We are honored and inspired’

Communities light up the night and warm hearts of health care workers.

Patient Story

Puppets take on the pandemic

Pediatric patients' drawings come alive with the help of Grand Rapids Civic Theatre dreamers.

‘People like him are the reason we’ll get through this’

Shane Carne wanted to help during COVID-19, so he volunteered to leave his post as a surgical operating room nurse to work as an intensive care nurse.

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