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Medical Moments: Don't Ignore Stroke Symptoms
Video Credit to WNEM TV 5 Featuring: Elisa Sherbino, BSN, RN, Covenant Stroke Program Administrator May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Knowing the signs of a stroke and receiving timely care can be life saving. Elisa Sherbino, BSN, RN, Covenant Stroke Program Administrator, shares information about risk factors and stroke symptoms and why you shouldn’t ignore them. If you or a loved one are experience stroke symptoms, call 911 or go directly to the emergency room.
Medical Moments: Spring Fling Flower Sale!
Video Credit to WNEM TV 5 Featuring: Roger Spann, Covenant Volunteer The Covenant Volunteers Annual Spring Fling fundraiser is happening tomorrow, May 9! Rain or shine, stop by Bliss Park or Covenant Mackinaw to purchase beautiful hanging baskets of geraniums, petunias, ferns, and more—just in time for Mother’s Day. Proceeds from this event will go toward our Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan Hospitality Cart. Covenant Volunteers regularly round our Pediatric and Neonatal units with the colorful hos...
Help Tim Hortons® Make Smiles for Covenant Kids!
This year, the annual Tim Hortons® Smile Cookie™ campaign runs from  April 29 - May 5  in participating Restaurants across Canada and the US.  During the campaign, customers can indulge in a decadent, freshly baked chocolate chunk  Smile Cookie™ for $1.50  (plus applicable taxes), and their local Tim Hortons® Restaurant owners will  donate 100% from each cookie sold  back to local charities. Covenant Kids is this year's recipient of donations from the participating Tim...
This Thursday, April 18, WIOG Hosts 6th Annual Covenant Kids Radiothon
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 ...
Medical Moments: Covenant Kids Radiothon
Video Credit to WNEM TV 5 Featuring: April Rose and Kristin Knoll The 6th Annual Covenant Kids Radiothon is less than a day away! Watch as April Rose and Kristin Knoll share information about Covenant Kids and how it helps local pediatric patients and families in the region. Listen in to the Radiothon on 102.5 WIOG, the Hit Music Channel this Thursday, April 18 from 6:00 am – 6:00 pm! To donate, scan the QR code, call in your pledge, or visit us online:
Covenant Volunteers Annual Spring Fling Flower Fundraiser
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
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
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?
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
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...