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Help Tim Hortons® Make Smiles for Covenant Kids
This year, the annual Tim Hortons® Smile Cookie™ campaign runs from September 16 - 22 in participating Restaurants across Canada and the US.  The Smile Cookie™ campaign began in 1996 as a way to help raise funds for the Hamilton Children’s Hospital in Ontario, and has grown to become a major fundraising event at Tim Hortons® Restaurants in Canada and US. Nationally, Tim Hortons® Restaurant owners support more than 25 local charities, hospitals and community programs through the Smile Cookie™ campai...
Covenant Offers Medicare 101 Educational Seminars
FREE Medicare 101 Educational Seminars View the WNEM Medical Moments about the seminar Want to learn more about your Medicare options? Attend an upcoming educational seminar sponsored by Covenant HealthCare. At these FREE seminars, you'll learn: Why it's important to evaluate your current Medicare coverage each year The pros and cons of each of your Medicare coverage options What to consider when deciding which Medicare coverage option is right for you Ways to save money and get better Medicare coverage...
Sports Physicals Offered at Covenant FastCare
SPORTS PHYSICALS AT FASTCARE   For Student Athletes, Ages 11-18 Did you know that Covenant FastCare, inside of Meijer on Tittabawassee, can perform sports physicals? With little to no wait our friendly staff will be happy to provide this service. The cost is just $30, this is not billed to insurance.  Fall sports are quickly approaching and this is a convenient  and cost effective solution to get that physical done fast by trusted Covenant medical professionals. Hours are Monday thro...
Leapfrog Gives Covenant an 'A' for Hospital Safety
Covenant HealthCare was awarded an "A" grade for hospital safety in the spring 2019 report card by The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit organization. It’s the second time in a row that Covenant has received recognition for efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization committed to improving healthcare quality and safety for consumers and purchasers. The Safety Grade assigns an ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’ or ‘F’ grade to hospita...
Six Hospitals Announce Formation of Covenant Regional Thumb Network (CRTN)
The Covenant Regional Thumb Network (CRTN), a network of six independent hospitals, is pleased to announce its formation. The network is composed of Covenant HealthCare, located in Saginaw, and five critical access hospitals located throughout Michigan’s Thumb area including Deckerville Community Hospital, Harbor Beach Community Hospital, Hills & Dales General Hospital, Marlette Regional Hospital, and Scheurer Hospital. While CRTN formed in late 2018, these hospitals have been working together for m...
Covenant Receives Reverification as Level II Trauma Center for Adults and Pediatrics
Covenant HealthCare has again been verified as a Level II Trauma Center for adults and pediatrics by the Verification Review Committee (VRC), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes the trauma center's dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients.  Established by the American College of Surgeons in 1987, the COT's Consultation/Verification Program for Hospitals promotes the development of trauma centers...
Covenant HealthCare and Mary Free Bed Will Build Leading-Edge Rehabilitation Hospital in Saginaw
Leaders from Covenant HealthCare and Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation are drawing plans for a $40.7 million rehabilitation hospital. Located in Saginaw on the Covenant HealthCare main campus, the new building will include 48 inpatient beds (with shelled space for 12 beds for future use) and a state-of-the-art outpatient therapy facility.  By investing in this expansion, Covenant HealthCare and Mary Free Bed are developing a Rehabilitation Center of Excellence that will serve patients and families from ...
Notice of Wolverine Solutions Group (“WSG”) ransomware attack
Covenant HealthCare was notified that Wolverine Solutions Group (“WSG”) was a victim of a ransomware attack that impacted millions of individuals nation-wide. WSG reported this incident to local law enforcement authorities and the FBI. The WSG forensic teams discovered evidence that Covenant patient information may have been included on the impacted servers. According to their site, WSG did not find any evidence that records were exported from their systems, however, WSG recommends using an abundance of ...
WIOG to Host Covenant Kids Radiothon Feb. 14 and 15
Highlights Local Health Care; Community Can Help 102.5 WIOG has teamed up with Covenant HealthCare to host the Covenant Kids Radiothon for the first time ever. The Radiothon will air live on 102.5 WIOG from 6:00am until 6:00pm Thursday February 14th and Friday February 15th. The Radiothon is presented by Mike Young GMC of Frankenmuth and Catholic Federal Credit Union. Hear amazing stories from Covenant Kids and their families as WIOG helps raise money during this special two-day radiothon. The WIOG Cove...
Covenant Emergency Center Achieves Senior Accreditation
Covenant HealthCare added the Great Lakes Bay Region’s first Senior Emergency Care Center in 2017 with the senior population in mind. The Covenant medical team wanted to take this one step further, applying for Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA) from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) in 2018. Last week, the ACEP announced the Covenant Emergency Care Center achieved the Bronze Standard – Level 3 GEDA Accreditation. Covenant is the second hospital in the state of Michiga...