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Three Rivers Health Roadwork Closures tied to City of Three Rivers road construction

Please note that due to roadwork upgrades currently under construction within the City of Three Rivers, the following access points will be available at Three Rivers Health for all of our services beginning Tuesday, October 2. NOTE THAT THE BROADWAY STREET ENTRANCE IS CLOSED. Accessible from Millard and Hill Street ONLY: The Emergency Room and primary Three Rivers Health facility …

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Michigan sees human Eastern equine encephalitis case

Health officials say a resident of western Michigan has been infected with Eastern equine encephalitis . The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Allegan County Health Department announced Monday that the person was hospitalized in late August. Eastern equine encephalitis is one of the most dangerous mosquito-borne diseases in the U.S. It can be fatal and often leaves survivors …

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Roadwork around hospital

Due to roadwork upgrades, Three Rivers Health announces the following points will be accessible starting today. From Broadway Street entrance, the Emergency Room and primary Three Rivers Health facility, including all Medical Office buildings located at 701 South Health Parkway. From Millard Street entrance, all HealthTrac members, outpatient physical therapy and cardiac rehab patients – all located at 501 South …

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THREE RIVERS HEALTH ROADWORK CLOSURES TIED TO CITY OF THREE RIVERS ROAD CONSTRUCTION

Please note that due to roadwork upgrades currently under construction within the City of Three Rivers, the following access points will be available at Three Rivers Health for all of our services beginning Monday, September, 17. Accessible from Broadway Street entrance: The Emergency Room and primary Three Rivers Health facility including all Medical Office buildings located at 701 South Health …

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Three Rivers Health Sleep Clinic Receives Program Accreditation

Three Rivers Health Sleep Clinic in Three Rivers recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). “The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates Three Rivers Health Sleep Clinic on meeting the high standards required to earn accreditation as a sleep disorders center,” said Dr. Douglas Kirsch, AASM president. “Three Rivers Health Sleep Clinic is an important …

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Health Care Leaders Must Drive Solutions for the Opioid Crisis

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recently released its annual report on drug overdose deaths in America, and it’s bad news for Michigan. According to the report, the Great Lakes State experienced an 8 percent rise in overdose-related deaths last year. Overdoses in the state claim more than seven lives a day, far outpacing the number of suicides, traffic fatalities …

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Celebrate Breastfeeding in August

“In a world filled with inequality, crises and poverty, breastfeeding is the foundation of lifelong good health for babies and mothers,” is the slogan for World Breastfeeding Week 2018, recognizing the importance of breastfeeding to a baby’s future. To promote early breastfeeding success and breastfeeding outcomes, the Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency offers a variety of supports to families. Breastfeeding …

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Michigan expands list of conditions medical marijuana can treat

Michigan regulators have significantly expanded the list of conditions approved for treatment by medical marijuana. The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs on Monday added 11 medical conditions deemed debilitating by the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act of 2008. They are: arthritis, autism, chronic pain, colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, obsessive compulsive disorder, Parkinson’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, spinal cord injury, Tourette’s syndrome …

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THREE RIVERS HEALTH ADDS BOARD CERTIFIED INFECTIOUS DISEASE SPECIALIST

Three Rivers Health is pleased to announce Otavio Pereira-Rodrigues, MD, will be joining our internal medicine specialty services beginning July 15. Dr. Rodrigues joins our staff as a board certified infectious disease specialist. He is a primary care provider certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of …

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Three Rivers Health nurse presented excellence award

A Three Rivers Health nurse has been recognized with an award presented annually to someone dedicated to improving healthcare for women and children. The annual Perinatal Excellence Award was bestowed to Becky Comer at the annual spring conference last month at the Fetzer Center on the campus of Western Michigan University. Comer is a registered nurse and has worked in …

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