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...

Paul Oliver, Grayling Hospitals Recognized for Long-term Care

July 9, 2019 Both Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital’s Crawford Continuing Care Center and Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital’s Living and Rehabilitation Center recently received 2019 Women’s Choice Award for Best Extended Care Nursing Home. To achieve the recognition the facility must be rated...

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...