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Cooper Avenue: Partial Road Closure Starting October 11
Sunday, October 10, 2021
As crews start Stage 1 of the pedestrian crosswalk improvement project, a small section of Cooper Avenue will be closed beginning Monday, October 11 . Employees and visitors will be rerouted using Woodbridge/Mason, West Genesee and North Michigan. We appreciate your flexibility throughout this improvement project, which is slated to be complete by Thanksgiving. Please note: the entrance to 900 Cooper will remain open during this project phase. Refer to the map below for more details.
COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing Center Re-opens at Fashion Square Mall Location
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Due to increased testing demand, Covenant will re-open the drive-thru COVID-19 Testing Center on Friday, October 1, 2021. The center is located at the corner of Tittabawassee and Bay Road in Saginaw. All patients who need testing for one of the below reasons should use this location only: Currently experiencing COVID-19 symptoms Have had a recent, known COVID-19 exposure Proof of testing needed for upcoming travel Patients who do not have COVID-19 symptoms and need a COVID-19 test prior to a procedure o...
Pedestrian Crossing Updates
Thursday, September 23, 2021
Coming to Cooper Avenue Over the next 6 to 8 weeks, renovations to the Cooper Avenue pedestrian crosswalk will begin. We’ve heard concerns, and teams have been working with the City of Saginaw to make improvements. We are excited to have finally come to a solution to support enhanced safety and ease of access to 900 Cooper. Changes to the sidewalks and pedestrian crosswalks will include: Better identification for more defined paths to cross the road Islands will be created in the existing turn lanes to ...
Once Again, Covenant Achieves Top American Heart Association Honor for Quality Stroke Care
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Saginaw, MI — Covenant HealthCare has received the American Heart Association’s Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines ® Stroke Quality Achievement Award for their commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. Covenant HealthCare provided stroke care for more than 1,000 patients last year. The Covenant Stroke Program is equipped with an expert team, state-of-the-art technologies and advanced treatment options. “Rec...
Help Tim Hortons® Make Smiles for Covenant Kids
Thursday, September 2, 2021
This year, the annual Tim Hortons® Smile Cookie™ campaign runs from September 13 - 19  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 USA. Tim Hortons ® has continued to spread smiles and support local charities and community groups by raising over $50 million over the past 25 ...
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...
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 ...