Emergency Department Physician Joins Paul Oliver

January 9, 2020 Emergency medicine physician Monica Johnson, M.D., recently joined Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital as director of the Emergency Department. Dr. Johnson brings 25 years of experience mainly in rural emergency medicine and understands the importance of a critical access hospital. Her new role...

Karen Volas, F.N.P.-C, Joins Empire Family Care Clinic

January 9, 2020 Nurse practitioner Karen Volas, F.N.P.-C, values the scenery, lifestyle, and the people of Leelanau and Benzie counties. The 19-year nursing veteran is in her sixth year providing care as a family nurse practitioner. She recently joined Munson Healthcare’s Empire Family Care provider team...

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...

Hospital Sponsors Adverse Childhood Experiences Seminar

September 3, 2019 Helping area youth overcome the adversity and challenges that come with life is the focus of the seminar “Building Community Resilience” set for Sept. 25 at Benzie Central High School’s Auditorium. The program will feature a short film, expert panel discussion and...