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novel coronavirus

Antibody tests: ‘Another piece in our toolbox’

Those seeking to learn whether they have already suffered through a COVID-19 infection are now able to find out.

Patient Story

COVID-19 inspiration: ‘Can’t wait to see you and give you a hug’

Whiteboard messages from patients provide a dose of hope and inspiration during the pandemic.

‘We are honored and inspired’

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

‘We’re going to be OK’

Nurses give and receive support in providing frontline care while sharing messages of hope and gratitude.

Patient Story

‘You have to move from empathy to action’

A drive-up option for cancer treatments serves patients' needs during the pandemic.

‘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.

‘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.

Is it allergies?

As the pollen starts to fly, an immunologist shares tips on how to tell the difference between seasonal allergies and COVID-19 symptoms.

‘A big step in our continued fight’

Spectrum Health gets additional COVID-19 testing capability so its labs can provide real-time results.

A ‘Herculean effort’

With a surge in COVID-19 patients expected soon, a health system works to expand capacity so it can best care for the community.

‘It’s extraordinary’

West Michigan companies work together to innovate and create protective gear for health care heroes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Appreciation for those ‘fighting the good fight’

Every day at 5:30 p.m., River House residents put on a patriotic show from their balconies to recognize all the workers keeping the country going. 

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