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...

Kalkaska Memorial Unveils New Medical Pavilion

July 10, 2019 Kalkaska Memorial Health Center will unveil its new medical pavilion at its annual Strawberry Social on Sunday, July 14. The Strawberry Social and Open House will run from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday on hospital grounds. There will be ongoing tours of the new building and a small health fair in the...

Community Health Needs Assessment: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Top Priorities

July 9, 2019 Providing preventative and accessible mental health and substance abuse services is an essential regional need, according to results of the 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment known as MiThrive. Also identified as a strategic priority for Munson Healthcare: addressing basic needs of living to...

Munson Healthcare CEO Named Chair-Elect of MHA

July 2, 2019 Munson Healthcare President and CEO Ed Ness was elected chair-elect of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association Board of Trustees. His term began July 1. The board directs the greater Lansing-based association’s statewide representation of hospitals and health care providers. Ness...