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Cherry Health strengthens efforts to vaccinate homeless in GR

WOOD TV 8, April 5, 2021 – Cherry Health is partnering with Mel Trotter and Degage ministries to provide a walk-in vaccine clinic for homeless individuals. The clinic, that will be open every other Monday, is putting the priority on people who have more barriers in the way of healthcare. Read more here>

GRPM to host EatPlayGrow program

WZZM 13, March 29, 2021 – The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) is partnering with Cherry Health – Westside Health Center to host the EatPlayGrow program, which uses an evidence-based curriculum to teach young children, typically under the age of five, and their caregivers about nutrition and healthy habits. Read more here>

Dégagé Ministries hosts vaccine clinic for homeless

Wood TV 8, March 10, 2021 – Dégagé Ministries in Grand Rapids hosted a vaccination clinic Wednesday for those who are homeless, immunizing more than two dozen people. Staff at Dégagé say it wouldn’t have been possible without the help of Cherry Health, which reached out to offer the vaccines. Read more here>

Exodus Place members receive Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Fox 17, March 10, 2021 — Members of the men’s transitional housing program at Exodus Place had an opportunity to receive the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine through Cherry Health’s mobile vaccination unit. Read more here>

Kentwood teacher shares life as a Janssen vaccine participant

Fox 17, December 3, 2020 –  Eric Hudson is the orchestra teacher at East Kentwood High School and one of about 60,000 participants in Phase 3 of Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies’ COVID-19 vaccine trial. Read more here> 

Cherry Health Begins Recruiting Participants for Phase 3 COVID-19 Investigational Vaccine Clinical Trial

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 30, 2020 – Cherry Health will be a testing site for the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson’s Phase 3 clinical research study, ENSEMBLE trial, to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Janssen’s investigational COVID-19 vaccine candidate, JNJ-78436735, also known as Ad26.COV2.S. The Phase 3 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical Read More

HRSA recognizes Cherry Health as a Health Center Quality Leader

September 24, 2020 – The U.S. Health Services and Resource Administration (HRSA) recently announced that Quality Improvement Awards (QIA’s) have been awarded to 1,318 health centers across nearly all U.S. states, territories and the District of Columbia. Funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), health centers will use these awards to improve the quality, efficiency, and Read More