MDARD Issues Consumer Advisory for Vlanc+Piür Brand Hand Sanitizers

MDARD Issues Consumer Advisory for Vlanc+Piür Brand Hand Sanitizers

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) issued a Stop-Use and Stop-Removal Order for Vlanc+Piür brand hand sanitizer after finding the products do not protect the public and do not comply with the standards in the Michigan Weights and Measures Act, 1964 Public Act 283. The Stop-Use and Stop-Removal Orders prohibit the sale, […]

Hackley Community Care Relocates School Based Mental Health Services for Nelson Students

Hackley Community Care Relocates School Based Mental Health Services for Nelson Students

MUSKEGON— Hackley Community Care (HCC) School Based Health Programs at Nelson Elementary, will relocate to their new home at Oakview Elementary School located at 1420 Madison Street, when school resumes in the fall. The move comes from the announcement by Muskegon Public Schools to close Nelson Elementary School. HCC provided mental health services to students […]

Muskegon County to offer free COVID-19 testing this weekend

Muskegon County to offer free COVID-19 testing this weekend

MUSKEGON, MI – The Michigan National Guard will team up with Public Health – Muskegon County to offer free COVID-19 testing this weekend to any Muskegon County resident. This is a diagnostic test to detect the presence of the virus.  Testing will be offered at two downtown Muskegon locations. Walk-up testing services will be available […]

Over 800 Nurses at Mercy Health in Muskegon Unite in SEIU Healthcare Michigan to Have a Stronger Voice

Over 800 Nurses at Mercy Health in Muskegon Unite in SEIU Healthcare Michigan to Have a Stronger Voice

Muskegon – Over 800 registered nurses at Mercy Health in Muskegon will now be represented by SEIU Healthcare Michigan after union election ballots were counted on Tuesday, July 7. The ballot count followed a month-long mail election which began on June 4 and included nurses at both the Hackley and Mercy Campuses. Nurses voted on […]

CDC Offers Resuming Business Toolkit

CDC Offers Resuming Business Toolkit

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has deigned a Resuming Business Toolkit that’s available to download or print from their official website. The intention of this Toolkit is to assist employers slow the spread of COVID-19 as they begin reintegrating employees into non-healthcare settings, lowering the impact of the coronavirus in their workplace. Included […]

Commentary: Ongoing safeguards for all health workers needed

Commentary: Ongoing safeguards for all health workers needed

By Wendy Trach, RN Although over 5,000 Michiganders have tragically lost their lives to the coronavirus, there are tentative new signs of hope. Here in west Michigan where I live and work, after we saw an alarming increase in COVID patients, new cases now seem to be declining. But we are certainly not out of […]

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing 1) background information on several cases of a recently reported multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); and 2) a case definition for this syndrome. CDC recommends healthcare providers report any patient who meets the case definition to local, state, […]

Muskegon County residents now have improved access to COVID-19 testing

Muskegon County residents now have improved access to COVID-19 testing

Muskegon, MI –Thanks to expanding testing criteria, federal resources and new partnerships, Muskegon County residents now have improved access to COVID-19 testing. While current testing criteria still prioritizes high risk groups, it also allows for any Michigander displaying mild symptoms or any essential worker still reporting to work in person, whether symptomatic or not, to […]

Muskegon Community College is permanently closing the Lakeshore Fitness Center

Muskegon Community College is permanently closing the Lakeshore Fitness Center

Tribune News Wire Muskegon Community College will permanently close its Lakeshore Fitness Center, which had halted operations on March 19 in conjunction with the campus response to the coronavirus, effective immediately. The Board of Trustees voted 5-2 for closing operations during a special meeting held on May 1. The Board conducted the meeting online in […]

MCC Lakeshore Fitness Center issues Spark Movement Challenge

MCC Lakeshore Fitness Center issues Spark Movement Challenge

Our commitment at MCC Lakeshore Fitness Center is to support a healthy and active lifestyle for our members. Our community goes beyond the walls of our center. We can’t wait to see all of you once we reopen. Until then, let’s MOVE TOGETHER. Being physically active helps to increase immunity, improve your mood, increase heart […]