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HCECM Meeting Calendar

HCECM provides its meeting calendar through June of 2018. For more information, click here

Taekwondo for Kids

Instructor Won Dong Kim January 18th - April 12th (No class March 8th) Thursday’s from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm at the Scheurer Professional Center Ages 5 - 10 $120 for 12 - Week Session Registration...

Scheurer CPR and First Aid Classes

Scheurer Hospital is offering a variety of CPR and First Aid classes from January 8-June 23, 2018. For more information, click here

Scheurer Winter Fitness Classes

12-Week Session Begins January 15, 2018. For more information, click here

Marlette Regional Hospital Initiates Visitor Restrictions During Flu Season

As a precautionary measure to help protect our patients, nursing home and hospice residents, staff/care providers, and community from contagious respiratory illnesses, like the cold and flu, visitor...

Harbor Beach Community Hospital Receives New State of the Art Pulmonary Function Testing Machine

The Cardiopulmonary Department at Harbor Beach Community Hospital recently received a new Pulmonary Function Testing machine. Kevin Richardson, Registered Respiratory Therapist is excited about the...

Letter to Editor, Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center

Dear Veterans Enrolled for Care At the VA: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Salute to Veterans is observed annually during the week of Valentine's Day, which promotes the Salute's...

McLaren Bay Region recognized for higher quality in maternity care

Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan has recognized McLaren Bay Region with a Blue Distinction ® Center+ for Maternity Care designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue...

Newborn Babies Born at McLaren Bay Region Celebrate American Heart Month With Red Knit Hats

Volunteers for the American Heart Association and McLaren Bay Region are celebrating American Heart Month by knitting red hats for all babies born at the McLaren Bay Family BirthPlace in February....

February Healthy Lifestyle Addresses Cyberbullying

The Healthy Lifestyle Workshop series, sponsored by McKenzie Health System, welcomes Laura Johnson, Sanilac County Community Mental Health (CMH) Administrative Supervisor, as the presenter at the...

McKenzie Healthy Lifestyle Workshop

February 26 - 5:30 p.m. Location: McKenzie Health System Dining Room, 120 Delaware Street, Sandusky "Social Media and Cyberbullying: "A Community Concern” Guest Speaker: Laura Johnson,...

Scheurer Matter of Balance

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, running from February 6 - March 1, 2018, 1-3 p.m. Where: Scheurer Professional Center For more information click here

McKenzie Change 4 Life Support Group (New)

February 27 – 6:30 p.m. Sandusky Presbyterian Church Meeting Room, 104 Lexington Street, Sandusky Registration not required. If you have questions, call 810-648-6127 or email to...

Marlette Atrial Fibrillation Seminar

Your heart is one of the most important organs in your body, the powerhouse that is responsible for just about everything that gives your body life. It’s so important that there is an entire...

Marlette Regional Hospital $30 Cardiovascular Health Screenings Offered in February & March

In an effort to help our communities live long, healthy lives, Marlette Regional Hospital, in partnership with Vascular Health Clinics, is offering reduced rate cardiovascular screening opportunities...

Scheurer Matter of Balance

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, running from February 6 - March 1, 2018, 1-3 p.m. Where: Scheurer Professional Center For more information click here

Adult Grief Support Groups Offered in Marlette & Brown City

For widows, widowers, or singles that have lost a loved one through death within the last 24 months, an 8-part grief support group is available in Marlette and Brown City. Facilitated by United...

Adult Grief Support Groups Offered in Marlette & Brown City

For widows, widowers, or singles that have lost a loved one through death within the last 24 months, an 8-part grief support group is available in Marlette and Brown City. Facilitated by United...

Marlette Regional Hospital $30 Cardiovascular Health Screenings Offered in February & March

In an effort to help our communities live long, healthy lives, Marlette Regional Hospital, in partnership with Vascular Health Clinics, is offering reduced rate cardiovascular screening opportunities...

McLaren Bay Region Installs State of the Art Newborn Safety System

The McLaren Bay Region Family BirthPlace recently installed a new and innovative Infant Safety System developed by CertaScan Technologies (www.certascantek.com). The proprietary system allows the hospital to capture high resolution newborn footprints which can be used for precise identification in situations like an abduction, lost baby or natural disaster.

The Newborn Safety System — which uses LiveScan Technology — has garnered the attention and praise from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and has been included as a recommendation for hospitals in its most recent Infant Security Guidelines.

The System is entirely safe for use on babies and provides outstanding footprint quality. Nurses prefer the System because it is easy to use, seamless to adopt and replaces the time consuming and messy ink and paper method. The digital foot prints and security photo can be stored efficiently in the newborn’s electronic medical record. And, much like finger prints, foot prints are a biometric, unique to each baby, so they can be used for identification throughout a lifetime.

“At the McLaren Bay Region Family BirthPlace, we already provide excellent care in a family-friendly atmosphere with safety in mind,” said Lori Skrzysinski, patient care services manager of the McLaren Family BirthPlace. “The Infant Safety System will provide an additional level of security for our newborns by digitizing their footprints and allowing parents access to those images even after discharge. We are excited to offer this service to the community.”

Each new mom receives an attractive certificate of her newborn’s footprint during her stay. When she returns home, she can visit www.firstfootprint.com to enhance the certificate with colors, different fonts and borders. She can also download a digital copy of her baby’s footprint. These additional benefits are provided as a gift from McLaren Bay Region and at no cost to families.

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Bay City, Michigan 48708
Office: (989) 891-8810
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