Tips for Navigating Winter

Munson Healthcare uses its own “penguin,” Waddles, to help promote safer winter walking.

In northern Michigan this time of year, sidewalks and streets can get icy and snow covered. On warmer days that snow can melt and later freeze to become even more treacherous&

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Construction Projects Affect Munson Medical Center Campus

April 12, 2019 Two separate construction projects will affect traffic flow around Munson Medical Center beginning Monday, April 15. On the campus’ north side, Beaumont Place will be closed at Sixth Street through May 13. This will allow for work to shift Sixth Street to the north, near the Cowell Family...

Partnership Promotes Tasty Fruits, Vegetables for Kids

April 11, 2019 Real-time vegetable tales flowing from the minds of young participants will cue up once again at the Great Lakes Children’s Museum from 10:30 a.m. - noon on May 1. The museum and Munson Healthcare continue their partnership begun earlier this year on the Fruit and Veggie Superstar...

Bayshore Build-Up: Tips, Strategies for a Great Race Day

April 11, 2019 Bayshore Marathon and other race competitors are invited to a session with experts on April 16 for tips and strategies to run the race, finish the course, and prevent injuries. The free session will be at the Grand Traverse Bay YMCA West from 6 - 7 p.m. Registration is at 5:45 p.m., but is not...

Munson Medical Center Recertifies Primary Stroke Center

April 9, 2019 The Joint Commission, using guidelines from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, recently recertified Munson Medical Center as a Primary Stroke Center. The recertification gives the hospital The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart...

Hospital Named Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence

April 2, 2019 Munson Medical Center’s Cowell Family Cancer Center recently joined the national list of Screening Centers of Excellence. The Lung Cancer Alliance cited Cowell Family Cancer Center’s ongoing commitment to responsible lung cancer screening and use of low dose CT scans in making the...