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Scheurer Grief Support Group

Tuesday evenings at 6:00 PM Country Bay Village, Pigeon, MI Beginning March 5 and ending May 28, 2019 Free meal for participants at 5:30 PM. $10 Suggested donation for series For more information,...

Scheurer Announces Spring CPR and First Aid Classes

For dates and times of classes, please click here

$30 Adult Heart Screenings Offered in April at MRH

In partnership with Vascular Health Clinics, Marlette Regional is offering a limited number of $30 adult heart screenings for adults in April. The screenings will be performed by Marlette Regional...

Marlette Regional Hospital Offers Monthly Preventive Health Screenings

Preventive health screenings and monitoring is one of the best things you can do to stay healthy and ward off chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Unfortunately, due to...

HCECM Members Announce Golf Outings

For a list of 2019 golf outings, please click here

HCECM Hosts Successful Legislative Roundtable

The Hospital Council of East Central Michigan (HCECM) hosted its Spring Legislative Roundtable on March 8, 2019, at the Courtyard Marriot - Bay City. “We were very pleased with our March...

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...

Coaches Sports Summit A Success!

The Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) Foundation enjoyed participation from over 70 Thumb Area coaches representing ten school systems in Sanilac, Tuscola, and Lapeer Counties at the Coaches Sports...

Marlette Regional Hospital Offers Monthly Low-Cost Health Screenings

Marlette Regional Hospital’s mission is to continuously improve the quality of health in the communities we serve and are pleased to offer our Thumb Area communities affordable, preventive...

Register Today for the Annual Hospice Walk

In an effort to support our local United Hospice Service program and ensure that hospice care is available to those in need, a group of exceptional volunteers are coordinating the annual Hospice Walk...

McLaren Bay Region launches inpatient geriatric psychiatry program

McLaren Bay Region will soon launch an inpatient geriatric psychiatry program to better serve the special needs of senior adults with psychiatric illness. The unit will open for patients Monday,...

MRH Environmental Services Team Achieves 6 Months 100% Patient Satisfaction for Cleanliness

Marlette Regional Hospital’s environmental services staff are shining stars in our overall delivery of care at Marlette Regional Hospital! The environmental services team recently achieved 6...

Marlette Regional Hospital Honors Employees for Years of Service

Each year, Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) hosts an Employee Appreciation Banquet to honor exceptional employees that have dedicated many hours of service to the organization. At this year’s...

McKenzie Health System Foundation to Host Event on Navigating Care for an Aging Loved One

By 2035, older Americans are expected to outnumber children for the first time in history, according to U.S. Census projections. To support families of older and aging adults, the McKenzie Health...

Medication Take Back Events Scheduled in Saginaw and Bay Counties, Saturday, April 27

Covenant HealthCare, in collaboration with Saginaw County Health Department - SCHD, Saginaw Police Department, Saginaw Spirit, Hope Not Handcuffs and Bay County Sheriff's Office will host a...

Hills & Dales General Hospital Welcomes Three Nurse Practitioners

Hills & Dales is pleased to introduce the newest members of our medical staff team; Nurse Practitioners Christine Henderson, Megan Parslow, and Kristie Smith. Christine Henderson will be seeing...

Hills & Dales General Hospital now offering Pediatric Sleep Studies

Hills & Dales General Hospital is excited to announce they are now offering Pediatric Sleep Studies. This is for patients ages 6-18 experiencing trouble with sleep. A referral can be made from a...

Hills & Dales General Hospital opens Caro Family Practice with Dr. Blake Putman.

Hills & Dales General Hospital is excited to announce Caro Family Practice is now open! Dr. Blake Putman and Christine Henderson, FNP-BC are seeing patients Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00...

MRH Offering Matter of Balance Classes

Every Monday & Wednesday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. June 3rd – June 26th Classes are held twice per week for 4 weeks for 2 hours each Marlette Regional Hospital East Campus 2861 Main Street,...

$30 Adult Heart Screenings Offered in April at MRH

In partnership with Vascular Health Clinics, Marlette Regional is offering a limited number of $30 adult heart screenings for adults in April. The screenings will be performed by Marlette Regional...

4 Week Childbirth Series

Wednesdays: April 24 - May 15 | 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Learn information on the process of labor and birth, including breathing, relaxation and other coping measures, hospital birthing options,...

MRH Community Lunch & Learn

Durable Power of Attorney WHEN: Wed., April 24, 2019 12 Noon – 1 p.m. WHERE: Marlette Regional Hospital Auxiliary Conference Room 2770 Main Street, Marlette For an event flyer, please click...

$30 Adult Heart Screenings Offered in April at MRH

In partnership with Vascular Health Clinics, Marlette Regional is offering a limited number of $30 adult heart screenings for adults in April. The screenings will be performed by Marlette Regional...

McLaren Bay Region Heart Health & Stroke Screening

Thursday, April 25 | 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. For only $10, includes a diabetes screening, blood pressure and pulse, sleep disorder risk assessment, risk-reduction plan, results counseling and full...

Covenant Medication Take Back Events

Covenant HealthCare, in collaboration with Saginaw County Health Department - SCHD, Saginaw Police Department, Saginaw Spirit, Hope Not Handcuffs and Bay County Sheriff's Office will host a...

MHS Healthy Lifestyle Workshop

April 29, 5:30 p.m. Location: McKenzie Health System Dining Room, 120 Delaware Street, Sandusky Guest Speaker: Amy Dumaw, Program Educator, Sanilac County Child Abuse Prevention Council Topic:...

MHS Change 4 Life Support Group

April 30, 6:30 p.m. Location: Sandusky Presbyterian Church Meeting Room, 104 Lexington Street, Sandusky Discussion Leader: Ellynne Volmering Topic: “Food Labels and Healthy Choices” FREE,...

4 Week Childbirth Series

Wednesdays: April 24 - May 15 | 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Learn information on the process of labor and birth, including breathing, relaxation and other coping measures, hospital birthing options,...

MHS Move 'em in, Move 'em out

By 2035, older Americans are expected to outnumber children for the first time in history, according to U.S. Census projections. To support families of older and aging adults, the McKenzie Health...

Breast Cancer Education Series - Chair Yoga

Thursday, May 2 | 6:00 p.m. Experience Chair Yoga, a restorative yoga class while seated in a chair. Emphasis on stretching, basic yoga postures, balance, breathing and meditation. Good for all...

McLaren Bay Medical Foundation Hosts Fourth Annual 5K

McLaren Bay Medical Foundation will host the fourth annual 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Uptown Bay City. The 5K Walk/Run will take place at 9:00 a.m., with awards given to the top finisher...

McLaren Bay Medical Foundation Hosts Fourth Annual 5K

McLaren Bay Medical Foundation will host the fourth annual 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Uptown Bay City. The 5K Walk/Run will take place at 9:00 a.m., with awards given to the top finisher...

4 Week Childbirth Series

Wednesdays: April 24 - May 15 | 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Learn information on the process of labor and birth, including breathing, relaxation and other coping measures, hospital birthing options,...

Free Yourself From Joint Pain with Dr. Terrence Cherwin

Thursday, May 9 | 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Advancements in joint replacement surgery have helped patients experience less post-surgery pain and faster recovery times than ever before. Join us for a free...

HBCH Mental Health Dinner and Discussion

Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:00pm—7:30pm Hospital Conference Center (Located at 147 S. First Street in Harbor Beach) For an event flyer, please click here

MRH Diabetes & Understanding Carbohydrates Class Coming to Marlette

The Diabetes Self-Management Training (DSMT) program of Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) invites Thumb Area residents living with diabetes to join them for an Understanding Carbohydrates class coming...

McKenzie Health System Foundation Raises Funds for New Ambulance

McKenzie Foundation leaders with the new ambulance that was purchased as a result of their first campaign. Pictured left to right: Penny Tubbs, Community Relations Committee Chair; Bob Hassler, Circle of Friends Committee Chair; Susan Dreyer, Cornerstone Society Chair; Joan Nagelkirk, Foundation Chair; and Wendy McBride, Heart & Hope Committee Chair.Thanks to the overwhelming support from our local community, the McKenzie Health System Foundation has raised the funds needed to purchase a new ambulance, with plans for a second in the works. Sanilac County has the largest land mass in the Lower Peninsula and, with an average of 2,600 ambulance calls per year and runs easily exceeding 250 miles, a new ambulance was quickly identified as a high priority for the newly formed Foundation. It is because of the commitment of Foundation members, and the positive response from the community, that the new ambulance has been purchased and is being prepared for service.

“We are extremely grateful to our community and to our generous donors for supporting emergency care and a thriving rural community,” said Steve Barnett, CEO and President of McKenzie Health System. “Our goal is to restore our ambulance fleet back to full force and you have helped us take a tremendous step in that direction.”

With three ambulances in service and a fourth as a back-up, McKenzie Health System averages six or seven ambulance calls per day; patient transfers comprise the majority of the calls and lead to extra miles on each ambulance. The second-newest ambulance is approaching 250,000 miles, so the next goal of the Foundation is to raise an additional $150,000 to replace one more ambulance.

The McKenzie Health System Foundation officially launched in the spring of 2018 and Joan Nagelkirk graciously accepted the role of Foundation Chair and began working with others to form committees to carry out the mission.

The Executive Committee, responsible for the vision of the Foundation, is made up of the Foundation Chair and the Chairs of each of 4 committees.

The Heart & Hope Committee is comprised of employees. Their pledges and donations were some of the first logged with almost 80% of employees participating, raising more than $30,000 in donations and pledges through the end of 2019. Wendy McBride, the Committee Chair, is joined by committee members Becky Cambridge, Heather Chambers, Melissa Govea, Nancy Kaufman, Kayla Keinath, Amanda Liccardello, Carly Mausolf, Jackie Pacheco, Kathy Stafford, Suzette Walker, & Morgan Western.

Penny Tubbs is the Chair of the Community Relations Committee and is joined by committee members Therese Stone, Missy Blashill, Erin Freiburger, Lori Freiburger, Katie Krueger, Carol Martino, Kim Norton, Deanna Stone, & Denise Ball.

Bob Hassler is the Committee Chair of the Circle of Friends Committee and his fellow committee members are Bill Dixon, Gary Heberling, Don Meissner, Loraine Reish, & Margaret Rhead.

Cornerstone Society Committee members Steve Ehardt, Doug Gorringe, Kim Rhead, Will Scarbrough, Carolyn Stoutenburg, & Eric Tubbs join Committee Chair Susan Dreyer on this important committee.

If you would like to learn more about the McKenzie Foundation and how you can get involved, call 810-648-6127 or visit www.mckenziehealth.org/about-us/foundation.

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