Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s latest executive order grants hospitals and other care providers greater flexibility in how they use staff and students to treat COVID-19 patients.
Since the beginning of the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals and other health care providers have urged people with symptoms to use telemedicine first to connect with a doctor.
The abrupt disruption in daily routines and work lives has surely raised the anxiety level for people, on top of what they may already feel from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The state now asks businesses and residents to donate essential medical supplies and protective gear to hospitals and other care providers.
GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health and Metro Health today became the latest health systems to appeal for donation of medical supplies.
In issuing today’s order for residents to stay home and non-essential businesses to close, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer seeks to give hospitals a better chance to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health is seeking items like face masks and hand sanitizer in light of a national shortage of personal protective equipment for hospital workers and patients due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Gretchen Whitemer’s latest executive order on the coronavirus pandemic would give hospitals greater ability to ramp up capacity and open temporary centers to care for a surge in patients.
KALAMAZOO — Bronson Healthcare today cancelled all elective surgeries and procedures beginning Wednesday in an attempt to reduce the spread of coronavirus.
GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health, one of the largest providers of health care in Michigan, today cancelled all non-urgent and non-emergency patient appointments, procedures and surgeries for the next two weeks.