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Every Day Living is Excellent in Manistee

Lighthouse in ManisteeManistee is surrounded by the Manistee National Forest, three Lake Michigan harbors, 25 miles of sandy Lake Michigan shoreline, and 80 miles of the North Country Trail. With four distinct and equally wonderful seasons, residents keep their beach sandals, hiking boots, and snowshoes handy.

About the Community

Manistee is a charming community of 6,100 that hugs Lake Michigan’s shoreline of coastal dunes. The Victorian Port City of Manistee features a downtown district with shopping, dining, and entertainment. With the Historic Vogue Theatre, the Ramsdell Theatre (where James Earl Jones got his start), numerous galleries, and frequent music events, Manistee has a vibrant arts and cultural community.

The Manistee community embraces every reason to celebrate throughout the year. During October, the S.S. Milwaukee, a 77-year old Great Lakes ship permanently moored in Manistee, is open for tours and transforms into a Ghost Ship. The annual Victorian Sleighbell Parade and old Christmas Weekend each December will transport you to another time.

Learn more about life in Manistee.

About Manistee Hospital

Manistee HospitalManistee Hospital’s skilled, compassionate, and friendly staff make the hospital a great place to work. Working at Manistee Hospital is like being part of a family, with a shared goal of providing exceptional care to patients.

The main campus is conveniently located on US-31 North. Other facilities include the Northwest Michigan Health Center, Manistee Health & Fitness Center, Primary Care Office, Coastline Medical Specialties, Bear Lake Outpatient Services, Wellston Outpatient Services and Manistee Wellness Center. A new outpatient and rehabilitation facility with expanded medical offices is being built next to the hospital.

Manistee Hospital is known for investing in emerging diagnostic technology. It is among the first to offer advanced breast cancer screenings with 3-D tomography. It was the first hospital in northern Michigan to acquire a 160-slice low dose radiation CT scan.

Education Partners

The hospital partners with West Shore Community College, Baker College, Ferris State University, and Grand Valley State University to provide educational opportunities for staff.

Quality Recognition

Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval

Manistee Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards.

The Stats

Founded: 1970

Beds: 45

Medical staff: 50

Employees: 350

Service area: Greater Manistee County region


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