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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.

‘A mask is the way to do this’

It can help protect the most vulnerable from sickness, infectious disease specialists say.

Patient Story

Curbside care from the comfort of your car

Spectrum Health pilots new option for routine treatment and vaccinations.

Got a cold or trying to avoid one?

Zinc and vitamin C might offer relief (and maybe prevention), but you're better off focusing on a balanced diet.

Could antibiotics spur childhood obesity?

Changes in the gut microbiome might alter the way a developing body stores and burns calories, leading to long-term weight problems.

Keep coronavirus in perspective

Don't let irrational fear make you lose sight of the fact that good hygiene is your best defense against viruses.

Kids suffering from RSV

A children's hospital doctor shares information every parent should keep on their radar about this stubborn virus.

The flu is gaining momentum

Sudden fever, body aches, headache, respiratory symptoms? Seek medical care promptly.

Think you have the flu? 

There's a time for bed rest and a time to see the doctor. And then there's a time to head to the ER.

It’s a fall thing: Time for flu shots

A vaccine today boosts your odds of staying healthy in the chilly months ahead.

Patient Story

See the doctor in your PJs

'Like FaceTime’ for health care, the Spectrum Health app sees a huge surge during flu season. One patient shares how it saved her money and the hassle of leaving home.

Patient Story

The comeback kid

The flu bug hit 3-year-old Jase so hard he ended up on life support, fighting for his life.

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