Healthcare

Feature Story Emily Polet-Monterosso became active when she learned she was a match to donate her kidney. Now she's climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to show what people with only one kidney can do.

Holland native and kidney donor to climb Mount Kilimanjaro


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The Momentum Center to hold 3-part mental health forum


Feature Story County health departments are working with schools to endure kids have access to the COVID-19 vaccine.

Vaccine clinics for kids available across the lakeshore


Feature Story Sandra Lake is the 2021 recipient of the Ottawa County Excellence in Equity Award.

Health worker honored with 2021 Excellence in Equity Award


Feature Story Steve and Jill Miskelley are honoring their late son, Ian, a champion University of Michigan swimmer, with plans to open the Be Better Mental Wellness Center in Holland.
Feature Story Boven Birth Center at Holland Hospital has earned the Platinum designation for maternal care from the Michigan Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health.

Boven Birth Center recognized for exceptional maternal care


Feature Story These are two of the six signs Carolyn Stich created to honor health care workers.
Feature Story Cheri Honderd is the founder and executive director of Hand2Hand.

CFHZ grants to boost services for seniors, patients and youth


Feature Story Livestrong alumni gather at the Muskegon YMCA.
Feature Story Barbara Lee VanHorssen talks to members of the Momentum Center in Grand Haven. A version of the program is being piloted in Holland.
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How hope and joy can be found in the darkest times


Feature Story A donation from the Gun Lake Tribe is funding a new mobile vaccination unit in Allegan County.
Feature Story The 2020 Ottawa County Community Health Needs Assessment is available on the new website, healthyottawa.org.

Working together to solve health concerns


Feature Story As it rolls out the COVID-19 vaccines, the Ottawa County Department of Public Health has worked with community organizations to work toward equitable vaccine distribution in communities of color.

Creating vaccine equity in Ottawa County