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Top stories of 2020

Get a dose of inspiration by exploring our most extraordinary tales of heroism and medical miracles.

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.

‘We are making history right now’

Five health care team members become the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccination at Spectrum Health.

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‘I just lay in bed and cried’

As a healthy, active 43-year-old nurse, Melissa Jones never expected COVID-19 to hit her so hard.

‘It is remarkable’

An infectious disease specialist discusses the safety, effectiveness and distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines.

Don’t let COVID-19 cloud the holidays

A psychologist shares her top suggestions for how to make celebrations special while still being safe.

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‘We are so thankful’

June and Glenn Troyer, a couple in their 80s, both fell ill with COVID-19. After spending 10 days apart, they reunited in physical therapy.

‘Everyone needs to do their part’

A COVID-19 spike spurs plea to the community for help in flattening the curve.

COVID-19 and pregnancy: Tips from experts

Childbirth experts offer advice and guidance for moms-to-be during the pandemic.

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‘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.

‘Masks are helping’

As we learn more about COVID-19, it becomes even more important to keep our distance and wear face coverings.

‘When life throws you lemons’

Health coach Angie Chandler overcame her pandemic doldrums to inspire herself and others with an outdoor neighborhood fitness squad.