First Muskegon County Case of COVID-19 Confirmed

First Muskegon County Case of COVID-19 Confirmed

Muskegon– Testing through the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has identified Muskegon County’s first presumptive positive case for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).  The presumptive positive case is an adult female. No other information is available at this time. Public Health – Muskegon County (PHMC) officials are working on the investigation and contacting […]

HACKLEY COMMUNITY CARE ACCEPTING MUSKEGON FAMILY CARE PATIENTS

HACKLEY COMMUNITY CARE ACCEPTING MUSKEGON FAMILY CARE PATIENTS

Muskegon — Hackley Community Care (HCC) is sensitive to the concern and discussions from the community as it relates to the announcement that Muskegon Family Care (MFC) will be closing its doors on March 31. “HCC is participating in community conversations with local health care organizations and community leaders to respond to this crisis in […]

No Body Contact Advisory Issued for Four Mile Creek

No Body Contact Advisory Issued for Four Mile Creek

County of Muskegon Wastewater reported a break in a municipal sewage line releasing approximately 130,000 gallons. Four Mile Creek may have been impacted by the spill. The spill occurred near a pumping station located on Quarterline Rd. in Muskegon Township. Public Health – Muskegon County is currently sampling the creek for E. coli and phosphorus. […]

Muskegon Conference to feature former Detroit Lions QB

Muskegon Conference to feature former Detroit Lions QB

Muskegon – The ReCon Veteran Resilience Conference will be returning to Downtown Muskegon on Thursday, May 28, for its third year of assisting military veterans, their families, and veteran service providers in developing the tools they need to lead resilient lives after leaving the military.  Resilience is one of the pillars to overcoming ongoing life […]

GVSU, Mercy Health partner with MCC to open health, wellness center

GVSU, Mercy Health partner with MCC to open health, wellness center

MUSKEGON — Ten years after an idea was first shared, leaders from Muskegon Community College, Grand Valley State University and Mercy Health held a ribbon cutting ceremony November 27 at the new MCC Health and Wellness Center. The 52,000-square-foot facility on MCC’s campus on Quarterline Road will house a health simulation lab, classrooms, a fitness […]

Medicaid Cuts Could Hurt Seniors Most

Medicaid Cuts Could Hurt Seniors Most

Much of the country is focused on the debate around repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. However, what hasn’t received nearly as much attention is that the House also passed deep cuts to the federal-state Medicaid program as part of the ACA repeal bill, despite that having nothing to do with repealing or replacing […]

Radio Show seeks to educate community about Holistic Health and Medical Marijuana

Radio Show seeks to educate community about Holistic Health and Medical Marijuana

By Victor Skinner ROOSEVELT PARK – Mark Portincasa and Paul Farage are setting the record straight about medical marijuana while helping local residents find a more holistic approach to their health. “We talk about medical marijuana certifications and how to go about getting your medical marijuana card,” said Farage, who launched The Society of Healing […]

Help is Available for Those Experiencing Grief and Loss During Holidays and Year Round

Help is Available for Those Experiencing Grief and Loss During Holidays and Year Round

By Teresa Taylor Williams Contributor, The Muskegon Tribune The holidays are upon us, but the joys are not shared by all. In fact, for many people who have experienced loss, they dread the holiday season because it intensifies depression, loneliness and heartache. Support and relief may be found in individual counseling and support groups for […]