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2019 novel coronavirus

COVID-19 and your heart

Those with cardiovascular disease should continue to be careful about avoiding the virus because they are at high risk for complications.

‘It’s heartbreaking’

COVID-19 takes a heavy toll on Black and Latino communities in West Michigan, reflecting longstanding systemic health and social inequities.

Plasma donors needed

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

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.

‘You put your heart and soul into it’

The ICU team draws on support from each other and the community as they care for patients with COVID-19.

Don’t delay care for stroke, heart attack

A neurosurgeon and cardiologist urge people not to put off a trip to the hospital because of fears of COVID-19.

‘It is absolutely an honor’

In a unit dedicated to caring for COVID-19 patients, health care workers speak with compassion and pride about their roles.

Patient Story

‘It is so good to have victories’

After 10 days in the ICU fighting COVID-19, Don Force grew strong enough to leave—and that called for a special celebration.

COVID-19: ‘It takes all of us’

Work-at-home insurance coders join Spectrum Health's fight against the virus, deploying to the front line to sanitize hospital touch points.

Patient Story

Lessons from ‘the bubble’

The parents of a little girl born without an immune system have tips for families trying to stay safe and happy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Patient Story

‘Now I can help people’

Those who have recovered from COVID-19 are donating plasma in hopes of it helping others fight the disease.

‘This is what I am called to do’

Emergency department workers draw strength from teamwork, training and community support in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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