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Final Week for Open Enrollment

December 11, 2018 (WOODTV) – You haven’t been bombarded with ads or phone calls about insurance coverage this year. That’s making health experts worried that patients won’t have the coverage they need. “The information just isn’t out there,” Analiza Mejia-Urias with Cherry Health in Grand Rapids. The agency received federal grants when the Affordable Care Read More

How once-vacant sites are becoming hubs for health equity in Michigan

November 29, 2018 (Second Wave Michigan) – In December 2008, Classic Chevrolet shuttered its location in Wyoming, just outside Grand Rapids. The huge building stood empty. But in 2012, Cherry Health transformed the dealership’s showroom and offices into spaces for medical, behavioral health, and dental clinics, later adding a vision clinic in the former service Read More

Cherry Health Supports Montcalm Youth Wellness Committee

November 14, 2018 (Greenville Daily News) – The Montcalm Youth Wellness Committee strongly believes in that idea, as they want all middle and high school students to be aware of the dangers that substances like alcohol, marijuana, cigarettes and prescription drugs can hold. During the Lakeview Community Schools Board of Education meeting on Monday evening, Read More

Cherry Health’s Statement Regarding the Administration’s Public Charge Proposal

November 13, 2018 (Grand Rapids, MI) – As the largest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Michigan, Cherry Health serves over 80,000 patients annually, many of whom are legal immigrants. The public charge proposal announced by the Administration is cause for profound concern for us, and FQHCs across the nation and the 28 million patients they Read More

Cherry Health Draws Praise from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

November 8, 2018 (Grand Rapids, MI) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has recognized Cherry Health with its 2018 Quality Improvement Award. In addition, HRSA has also awarded a $302,000 grant to Cherry Health as part of a national strategy to combat the opioid crisis by expanding Read More

Meet the Employer: Muskegon Recovery Center

October 15, 2018 (Holland Sentinel) – Muskegon Recovery Center is part of the Cherry Health system, which offers health services to individuals who have little or no access to health care. The Recovery Center provides medication assisted treatment, as well as group therapy and support services, for individuals addicted to opiates. MRC currently has a Read More

Leadership Through Compassion: Tasha Blackmon of Cherry Health

September 14, 2018 (Women’s Lifestyle) – Cherry Health is a non-profit medical center that provides health services to vulnerable populations who face significant barriers in accessing health care. There are more than 20 Cherry Health centers in seven counties in Michigan, employing more than  900 employees. The headquarters, located off Cherry Street near LaGrave Avenue Read More