Grant Targets Perinatal Smoking in Northern Michigan

July 18, 2017 March of Dimes awards regional network $33,735 for evidence-based program Helping northern Michigan women understand the impact of smoking on fetal development is the goal of new program launching this summer with the help of a March of Dimes $33,735 grant. The grant will allow the Northern...

Flu Season Approaches – Time to Get Vaccinated

October 21, 2016 West Shore Medical Center today reminds area residents to prepare themselves for flu season by getting a flu vaccination at a local doctor’s office or a participating pharmacy.  Influenza annually causes up to 200,000 hospitalizations and claims the lives of between 3,000 and 49,000...

Hospital’s Outpatient Services Touching Needs

May 22, 2015 Many take advantage of local access to lab, radiology, therapy, other services The numbers show the need and that the region’s residents are taking advantage of local access to health care offered at Kalkaska Memorial Health Center. In 2014, there were 138,000 lab visits, 18,000 visits...