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Covenant HealthCare Achieves SRC’s Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery Accreditation
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Saginaw, MI – Covenant HealthCare has recently achieved accreditation as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery, recognized for providing the highest quality of care and patient safety by Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) . Additionally, eight surgeons joined Covenant HealthCare on the journey and became accredited Surgeons of Excellence. Status as an accredited facility means that Covenant HealthCare has met nationally and internationally recognized standards. Not all hospitals and surgeons seek acc...
Final Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic on June 3
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Since January, Covenant HealthCare has been offering a walk-in COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine clinics at Horizons Conference Center (6200 State Street, Saginaw). Tomorrow, Thursday, June 3 will be the final walk-in clinic hosted at Horizons from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm . Minors ages 12-17 are eligible for vaccination, however, must be accompanied to the appointment by a legal guardian. For those who cannot make it tomorrow, quick and easy online COVID-19 vaccine scheduling will continue to be available for multiple...
Updated Visitor Restrictions
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Coronavirus Information and FAQs Effective: July 26, 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 with the exception of obst...
Covenant Nursing Excellence Award Winners Announced (and Surprised)
Friday, May 7, 2021
Every year, Covenant HealthCare in Saginaw celebrates nurses during National Nurses Week. To acknowledge the efforts and contributions of Covenant nurses, each year nurses are nominated by their peers and chosen recipients of the Nursing Excellence Awards. Each category recognizes the unique aspect in which nurses contribute their time and talents to their patients and colleagues. Part of the tradition at Covenant HealthCare is to surprise each award recipient. Recipients have no idea they are receiving...
Southbound I-675 detour for bridge and pavement repairs in Saginaw County starts May 3
Friday, April 30, 2021
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will close and detour southbound I-675 from the north junction of I-75/I-675 to Tittabawassee Road to accommodate pavement and structure repairs. This work is part of an overall $10.5 million investment to improve more than 8.5 miles of concrete pavement along the I-675 corridor in Saginaw County. This project includes work on 36 bridge and culvert structures to address steel improvements, bridge deck surfaces, railing upgrades, and painting. Traffic Rest...
Covenant HealthCare Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Thursday, April 29, 2021
Saginaw, Mich., April 29, 2021 – Covenant HealthCare received an “A” grade in the spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade , a national distinction recognizing the Covenant team’s achievements protecting patients from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” or “F” grade to all general hospitals across the country and is ...
Covenant Kids Week
Monday, April 19, 2021
For the past ten years, the Covenant Kids Telethon has showcased the extraordinary care Covenant provides for children in our region and across Michigan. In this 11th year, we introduce Covenant Kids Week on  WNEM TV5 . WNEM TV5 will introduce viewers to past patients and their families, donors, physicians, nurses, sponsors and employees who support pediatric medical care in our community. From 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm Tuesday, April 20 and Thursday, April 22, volunteers will answer phone ...
Covenant HealthCare Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Self-Scheduling
Saturday, April 10, 2021
We are excited to announce that Covenant HealthCare now has online scheduling available for COVID-19 vaccinations.  Additional information is available  online at  http://covenanthealthcare.com/covidvaccine . Patients age 16 and up with an active Covenant HealthCare MyChart account can now schedule an appointment to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. For people who do not have an active Covenant HealthCare MyChart account, visit https://www.covenanthealthcare.com/ch/mychart to sign up for a MyCh...
Patient & Family Advisory Council Applications Available
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Join the Covenant HealthCare Patient & Family Advisory Council, Applications Due April 15 We extend an invitation to our former patients and their family members/caregivers to join the  Covenant HealthCare Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC). The focus is to enhance the patient experience through the eyes of those who have been a patient or are a loved one of a patient. Christin Tenbusch, Patient Experience Administrator, says “We launched our first Council in 2016 and it’s enhanced the ...
Saginaw County Reaches 50,000 Dose Milestone for COVID-19 Vaccine
Thursday, March 4, 2021
March 4, 2021 – Today, Ascension St. Mary’s, Covenant HealthCare, Meijer/SVSU, and Saginaw County Health Department are all holding vaccination clinics that, when completed, will put the county’s "doses administered" total over the 50,000 mark. "The 50,000th dose administered is a milestone worth celebrating", says Chris Harrington, MPH, health officer, Saginaw County Health Department. “We are doing a fantastic job getting the limited doses we receive into the arms of those prioritized to receive them....