Cherry Health Recognizes the Importance of Oral Health

July 9, 2016 (MLive) – Cherry Health, the largest Federally Qualified Health Center in the state, is applauding the funding increase in the state budget that provides better oral health access for kids, seniors, adults enrolled in Medicaid, and low-income uninsured residents. The $55 billion budget, signed by Gov. Rick Snyder in Holland last week, Read More

Cherry Health Foundation Announces $120,000 Gift to Cherry Health

April 12, 2016 – Cherry Health Foundation was launched in 2014 to be the community fundraising vehicle for Cherry Health. This 12 member Foundation Board,, is committed to increasing community awareness, trust and financial investment in the mission of Cherry Health.  With the support of Cherry Health’s Development staff, the Foundation sponsors several annual Read More

Health care nonprofit names chief HR officer

April 11, 2016 (Grand Rapids Business Journal) – A nonprofit health care provider has created a new position in its human resources department to provide network-wide leadership to its staff. Grand Rapids-based Cherry Health said last month that it has hired Cheryl Goodell to serve as its first chief HR development officer. The role Goodell will Read More

Cherry Health One Of A Handful To Get Federal Funding Help

March 14, 2016 (WGVU Radio) – A number of community health centers in Michigan, including one in Grand Rapids, are getting a share of more than $3.4 million in federal funding to improve and expand access to substance abuse services. “It’s only about one in every six federally qualified health centers that were awarded the Read More

Health care nonprofits receive $677K from feds

March 16, 2016 (Grand Rapids Business Journal) – A pair of community health centers in the region are getting a share of more than $3.4 million in federal funding to improve and expand access to substance abuse services in Michigan. The funding announced recently by U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters of Michigan comes Read More

Health Insurance Marketplace Deadline Approaching January 31

Cherry Health Hosting Free Event to Help with Enrollments GRAND RAPIDS, MI – January 31 marks the close of Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace. Cherry Health has partnered with several organizations to host a free event on January 31 to educate, answer questions and help community members enroll in health insurance prior to Read More

EatPlayGrow Teaches Healthy Eating Habits

November 27, 2015 (WZZM) – Cherry Health launched the EatPlayGrow™ program over a year ago. The program is designed for pre-schoolers ages 2 to 6 and features storytelling, creative art-making, and hands-on fun. Related songs and movement activities are included throughout. Classes are free to attend and highlight a monthly health topic. All classes are led and managed Read More

Cherry Health Hosting Free Health Insurance Enrollment Event in Wyoming

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Open Enrollment has arrived and Cherry Health is here to help! Cherry Health’s Outreach and Enrollment team will host a free health insurance enrollment event on Thursday, November 19 to educate, answer questions and help individuals and families with Health Insurance Marketplace/Healthy Michigan enrollment.  The organization has partnered with the Kent Read More

Expansion of health sciences education to address talent needs in West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, MI (MiBiz) – A partnership between three community colleges and Grand Rapids-area care providers brings a traditional model for training talent into a new area: health care. Grand Rapids Community College, Muskegon Community College and Montcalm Community College teamed with West Michigan Works! to form a pilot apprenticeship program to train and employ Read More