Candy Takeback Program Expands in 2019

October 28, 2019 A sweet partnership between Munson Healthcare and the Northern Michigan Diabetes Initiative offers parents a lifesaver – the chance to donate leftover or excess Halloween candy to a worthy cause.  Now in its seventh year, the Candy Takeback program adds eight new drop-off options, for...

Munson Healthcare Hospitals Join Medication Takeback Day

October 16, 2019 Munson Healthcare facilities will join the national DEA’s Fall Medication Take Back Event Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m by reminding area residents of drop-off sites in their communities. Residents in Cadillac, Charlevoix, Frankfort, Gaylord, Grayling, Manistee, and Traverse City...

State Designates Charlevoix Hospital Level IV Trauma Facility

August 8, 2019 Munson Healthcare CharlevoixHospital recently was designated a Level IV trauma hospital by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. The designation follows an onsite visit from state surveyors and an extensive application and training process at the hospital. It also reflects...

Dr. Gilbert Saltonstall Brought Modern Medicine to Charlevoix

July 31, 2019 Note: As part of its year-long centennial celebration, Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital offers a glimpse into the people who made it what it is today. This is the third in a series. Dr. Gilbert “Gib” Saltonstall’s legacy in Charlevoix continues today through babies he...

100 Wellness Wishes: Charlevoix Resident Finds Connection, Makes Healthy Changes

July 16, 2019 Michele felt determined to make healthier life choices this spring, but the 66-year-old also recognized she could use a little help to reach her goal.  “It’s not enough to just know you should exercise,” said Michele, who retired in Charlevoix after living and working...