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Updated Visitor Restrictions
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Coronavirus Information and FAQs Effective: January 20, 2021 To protect our patients, staff, visitors and the community, Covenant HealthCare has the following visitor guidelines in place. Our patient care philosophy depends greatly on engaging families to be part of the healing process. We ask that you visit using guidelines from our infection control teams and national health experts. Visitor Expectations: We welcome one healthy visitor per adult patient at a time as space allows. For pediatric patient...
Covenant HealthCare Recognized for Achieving NAPBC Accreditation
Friday, January 15, 2021
January 15, 2021 Saginaw, MI —The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), has granted Three-Year Accreditation to Covenant HealthCare, located in Saginaw, Michigan. To achieve voluntary NAPBC accreditation, a breast center demonstrates compliance with the NAPBC standards that look at a center’s leadership, clinical services, research, community outreach, professional education, and quality improvement. Breast centers seeking...
Covenant HealthCare Earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
January 13, 2021 Saginaw, MI — Covenant HealthCare has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program that recognizes facilities that have committed to practice safe, effective diagnostic care for individuals at the highest risk for lung cancer. In order to receive this elite distinction, facilities must be accredited by the ACR in computed tomography in the chest module, as well as underg...
COVID-19 Vaccine Update
Friday, January 8, 2021
In the coming weeks, details will be available on how to schedule your vaccine. Covenant HealthCare is excited to actively support the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine for patients and the community once frontline healthcare teams are protected. January 6, 2021, the state announced Phase 1B is eligible for vaccination (including residents age 65 and older). Front line healthcare workers and physician offices are still in the process of receiving their vaccine. Covenant is closely collaborating with the ...
Holiday Hours for MedExpress Locations and COVID-19 Hotline
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
December 24, 2020 Covenant MedExpress Locations - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Laboratory Services at State Street, Saginaw MedExpress - 9:00 am - 3:00pm COVID-19 Hotline - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm December 25, 2020 Covenant MedExpress Locations - Closed Laboratory Services at MedExpress Locations - Closed COVID-19 Hotline - Closed December 31, 2020 & January 1, 2021 Covenant MedExpress Locations - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Laboratory Services at State Street, Saginaw MedExpress - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Other MedExpress Laborator...
Covenant HealthCare & Wellspring Partnership to Enhance Skilled Nursing Care in the Community
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Covenant HealthCare leadership has been actively evaluating the current skilled nursing operation at the Transitional Care Unit (TCU) within the Covenant Michigan campus and exploring ways to enhance skilled nursing care delivery in the future. After exploring several options, Covenant identified that a partnership between Covenant and Wellspring Lutheran Services offers the most extraordinary way to enhance skilled nursing care in our region. The Covenant Board approved the establishment of a joint ven...
Covenant COVID-19 Testing Center Opening at Fashion Square Mall
Saturday, November 28, 2020
As a means to minimize exposure to Coronavirus (COVID-19), Covenant HealthCare has opened a drive-thru COVID-19 Testing Center specifically for individuals who have COVID-19 symptoms and an order to be tested from their provider. The drive-thru Covenant COVID-19 Testing Center is located at 4900 Fashion Square Mall, Saginaw, MI 48604 . The building is on the corner of Bay and Tittabawassee in the northwest corner of the mall parking lot. People who come to the center MUST have a doctor’s order to have a...
Tree of Love
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Please join us by supporting this annual giving opportunity to help raise funds for the special needs of our patients and the medical center. Proceeds go to the Family Comfort Fund, a fund designed to provide families with refreshments when their hospitalized loved one is at the last stages of life. The Family Comfort Fund is one way we can support our families during one of life’s most challenging times. For a gift of $15, you will be provided with a personalized limited edition star ornament in memory...
Regional Hospitals Urge Community to Help Stop Spread of Virus
Thursday, November 12, 2020
All of the hospitals in the Great Lakes Bay Region are feeling the impact of a second surge of COVID-19 patients. Hospitalizations have now surpassed peak levels seen in the spring. We are asking for the STRONG support of our local community and business owners to help slow the spread of the virus. Local hospitals are seeing a rapid surge in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Currently, we are in a favorable position with supplies, medications, personal protective gear, etc. However, the situation is const...
Michigan Healthcare Systems Issue Joint Statement on COVID-19 Policies
Thursday, October 22, 2020
The original press release is attributed to the MHA Michigan Health & Hospital Association and may also be viewed on their website: https://mha.org/Newsroom/ID/2694/Michigan-Healthcare-Systems-Issue-Joint-Statement-on-COVID-19-Policies The following statement is made on behalf of Chief Medical Officers and Chief Clinical Officers of Michigan Healthcare Systems and Hospitals. As the physician leaders of hospitals and healthcare systems throughout the state of Michigan, representing 110 of Michig...