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health equity

Don’t be left behind

As a physician, and as someone who has lost loved ones to COVID-19, I urge you to consider getting the vaccine as a way to help us defeat this deadly virus.

Patient Story

‘The sweetest thing ever’

As a single mom of two, Lyric Green faced a staggering amount of uncertainty. She found her path forward by connecting with mentors and newfound friends.

Patient Story

‘I know how important it is’

Mobile mammography services travel to the Upper Peninsula, providing cancer screening to underserved communities.

Patient Story

‘His music is missing’

While mourning her father's death from COVID-19, a daughter shares their story in hopes of helping others stay safe.

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.

Patient Story

‘You are daddy’s favorite thing’

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

‘This extra burden’

Racism takes a toll, physical and emotional, on Black health care professionals. Addressing it could have far-reaching benefits, improving the overall health of the community.

‘Art will heal the world’

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

Nothing’s going to hold her back

Leaders look beyond hospitals and doctors’ offices to improve the health of the community. And it starts with helping people succeed.

Patient Story

‘I’m glad I made that call’

Now in its 10th year, Strong Beginnings has effectively upended the status quo when it comes to health equity and maternal-infant health in the African-American community.