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This Thursday, April 18, WIOG Hosts 6th Annual Covenant Kids Radiothon
Monday, April 15, 2024
102.5 WIOG is once again stepping up to support Covenant Kids and hosting the 5 th annual Covenant Kids Radiothon. The Radiothon will air live on 102.5 WIOG from 6:00am until 6:00pm Thursday, April 18. The Covenant Kids Radiothon is presented by Mike Young GMC of Frankenmuth and by Remer Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning of Saginaw. Hear amazing stories from Covenant Kids and their families as WIOG helps raise money during this special broadcast. Every penny of every dollar donated to the Covenant ...
Covenant Volunteers Annual Spring Fling Flower Fundraiser
Friday, April 12, 2024
The Covenant Volunteers Annual Spring Fling fundraiser is just around the corner. Spring Fling will be here on Thursday, May 9  to continue the tradition of selling beautiful hanging baskets of geraniums, petunias, and impatiens—just in time for Mother’s Day! Rain or shine, you can purchase hanging plant baskets for $25 at Bliss Park (adjacent to Covenant Cooper and Harrison) from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm and Mackinaw Campus (5400 Mackinaw Rd, Saginaw 48604) from 10:00am – 2:00 pm .  Cash, card, chec...
Covenant HealthCare Specialists First in the Region to Perform New Targeted Therapy for Brain Tumors
Friday, March 15, 2024
Neurosurgeon Frank Schinco, MD, FACS, and Radiation Oncologist Mark Zaki, MD, successfully performed the region’s first GammaTile ® Therapy procedure at Covenant HealthCare — one of only two Michigan hospitals offering the service at this time.  GammaTile Therapy is a new approach for treating aggressive, operable brain tumors such as recurrent brain metastases or glioblastomas. In late February, Dr. Schinco and Dr. Zaki implanted multiple collagen tiles, each the size of a postage stamp, at the op...
Medical Moments: Heart Failure: What You Need to Know
Friday, March 1, 2024
Video Credit to WNEM TV 5 Featuring: Rachelle Bryant, NP, Covenant Cardiology Over the last several weeks, Covenant HealthCare heart experts have been sharing information on heart disease and heart related illnesses. Rachelle Bryant, Nurse Practitioner with Covenant Cardiology, recently discussed heart failure, including symptoms, causes, risk factors, and treatment options for this heart disease. Learn more:
Medical Moments: What is A-Fib?
Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Video Credit to WNEM TV 5 Featuring: Jamie Trumble, NP, Covenant Cardiology During Heart Month, our experts are sharing information and awareness on heart disease and related illnesses. Watch as Jamie Trumble, Nurse Practitioner with Covenant Cardiology, provides education about atrial fibrillation (AFib)—an irregular and often rapid heart rhythm. Learn what it is, signs and symptoms to watch for, and available treatment options. Learn more:
Covenant Volunteer Services Seeking High School Volunteers
Friday, February 2, 2024
Covenant HealthCare Volunteer Services is now accepting applications for the Summer 2024 session of our High School Volunteer Program. Students may apply online at . Please share this information with any high school student who may be interested in the healthcare field and/or volunteer experience this summer. Application deadline is March 31, 2024. Students will have an opportunity to experience a medical center atmosphere and interact with nurses, physicians, techn...
Medical Moments: Covenant Children's Hospital—Welcoming Babies into the World
Thursday, January 25, 2024
Video Credit to WNEM TV 5 Featuring: Nicole Brookman, BSN, RN, Covenant Women's and Children's Health Education and Outreach Coordinator Nicole Brookman, BSN, RN is the Women’s and Children’s Health Education and Outreach Coordinator with Covenant HealthCare. She helps families prepare to welcome a child into the world and provides educational opportunities to moms, dads, grandparents, families, and caregivers in our community. Watch as she shares the importance of prenatal care, classes Covenant offers...
Medical Moments: Covenant Cancer Care & Radiation Center
Thursday, January 18, 2024
Video Credit to WNEM TV 5 Featuring: Deanna Salo, Manager, Covenant Radiation Center From diagnosis to treatment to rehabilitation, the experts of the nationally recognized Covenant Cancer Care Center will stand by you every step of the way. Deanna Salo, RT recently shared information about the Covenant Radiation Center, the services offered, their locations, and why they care so much for patients. Learn more on our website:
Medical Moments: Preventing Winter Injuries
Wednesday, December 20, 2023
Video Credit to WNEM TV 5 Featuring: Laura Walker, Covenant HealthCare Injury Prevention Program It may not feel like winter yet, but this time of year presents us with a unique set of safety challenges related to ice and snow. Watch as Laura Walker, experienced nurse and educator with the Covenant Injury Prevention Program, shares tips to prevent winter injuries resulting from falls and more on “Medical Moments.”
Medical Moments: Lights Before Christmas
Friday, December 1, 2023
Video Credit to WNEM TV 5 Featuring: Bridget Steffileno, Impact Saginaw, and Kristin Knoll, Covenant HealthCare Join us for "The Lights Before Christmas" Monday through Friday next week starting at 5:45 pm! Every night from December 4 - 8 at 6:00 pm, attendees will shine flashlights, glow foam tubes, or anything that lights up toward our littlest patients' windows for two minutes to spread holiday cheer to our Covenant Kids. New, unwrapped toys will also be accepted at the event. The first 100 attendees...