GRPS school-based health centers open during summer break

May 31, 2019 (mlive) – During summer break, students and their families can continue to rely on the school-based health centers at three high schools in Grand Rapids Public Schools for a full range of services. The school year ends today for the district’s more than 16,000 students. Beginning Monday, June 3, the centers will Read More

Employee Assistance Center Visits WGVU Radio

April 29, 2019 (WGVU Radio) – Employee Assistance Center Director Leslie Fiorenzo sits down with Shelley Irwin to talk about why every employer should offer an employee assistance program. Listen Here >

It takes a community to provide quality dental care for Michigan’s children

February 22, 2019 (Grand Rapids Business Journal) – February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, which serves as a time each year for dentists and health care providers to highlight the importance of good oral health for children, their parents and caregivers, educators, communities and beyond. Last year, more than 1 in 3 Head Start Read More

Senators Stabenow, Peters Announce Funding to Help Improve Health Care Services for Children in Schools

February 4, 2019 (Washington D.C.) – U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Ranking Member of the Health Subcommittee of the Senate Finance Committee, and Gary Peters (D-MI) today announced seven school-based health centers in Michigan will receive $696,861 from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). This funding will Read More

Tips on How to Avoid the Flu

January 18, 2019 (FOX17) – Brett Gingrich, PharmD, Director of Pharmacy Services, shares tips on how to avoid the flu this season.  Read more >

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