Patient Story

Need a flu shot? Curbside is the way to go

Drive-up vaccinations are now available at more than 40 Spectrum Health locations across West Michigan.

‘No ignorar las advertencias’

El agrícola migrante, Quirino Mejía ha pasado casi todo el verano en el hospital recibiendo tratamiento por COVID-19 y desea compartir un mensaje precautorio.

Time to wrangle your worries?

When reality paints a grim picture, try these 5 psych tricks to re-color your canvas.

Patient Story

‘Do not ignore the warnings’

Migrant farmworker Quirino Mejia has spent much of his summer in the hospital for COVID-19 treatment. He shares a cautionary message.

A port in the storm

Folks around you getting amped up? A few helpful tactics might ease those tense exchanges. 

Patient Story

From patient to nurse technician

Christopher Love forged an indomitable spirit in his teenage fight against a rare type of cancer. The experience changed his life—and it's now shaping his career.

‘We’re still in this’

Almost six months into the COVID-19 battle, Blodgett ICU team members continue the fight. Together.

Patient Story

‘You are daddy’s favorite thing’

Little Madison Mick provides a shining example to her father on how to persevere.

Answers to your COVID-19 questions

You asked, and our clinical experts responded, sharing what they know about the virus that has changed our world.

Enjoy a bounty of farm market goodness

Fresh vegetables and fruits are a must for nearly every diet, especially those living with diabetes.

Feeling angsty about masks or social distancing?

A psychologist delves into our human reactions to COVID-19 health guidelines—and our (often faulty) assessment of risk levels.

Patient Story

Horses make house calls

A special camp delivers happiness on horseback for children who suffer from cancer and blood disorders.