• General news

    General Hospital Recap: Britt Westbourne is Named Chief of Staff

    At Turning Woods, a doctor speaks with Carly, Sonny, and Joss about Mike. The oxygen Mike is on will keep him comfortable, as will medication for any pain. He encourages them to visit with Mike. They go in to see Mike, and Sonny tells his father that they are there for him and he won’t go through this alone. Carly excuses herself to call Michael, and Joss asks Sonny for a moment alone to privately say goodbye. Sonny leaves them, and Joss tells Mike that he’s the only grandfather she’s ever known and can’t picture her future without him. She thinks about milestones to come and how she wishes he…

    Comments Off on General Hospital Recap: Britt Westbourne is Named Chief of Staff
  • Health

    Hurt feelings over hospital system’s decision to close fitness center

    Members of a now-closed Detroit fitness center gathered outside the building one last time Friday afternoon to say farewell and reminisce about a place that, for them, was as much about building friendships as working out. Two days earlier, Henry Ford Health System made a surprise announcement that it would permanently close the center, FitnessWorks, 6525 2nd Ave. in the city’s New Center, because the hospital system owns the building and needs the fitness center’s space to expand its patient physical therapy services. The news came as a shock to many of FitnessWorks’ 2,400 members and 48 employees. And it happened the same day that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer lifted her coronavirus pandemic closure order for all gyms and…

    Comments Off on Hurt feelings over hospital system’s decision to close fitness center
  • General news

    Howard County General Hospital offers COVID-19 testing in places of worship in September and October

    Howard County General Hospital with support from the Howard County Health Department will offer COVID-19 community testing in places of worship throughout Howard County this fall at no cost to patients. Both adults and children can be tested, and a physician order is not required for testing events listed below. Sunday, Sept. 13, from 8 to 11 a.m. at St John Baptist Church at 9055 Tamar Drive in Columbia Saturday, Sept. 19, from 8 a.m. to noon at Christ Episcopal Church at 6800 Oakland Mills Road in Columbia Saturday, Sept. 26, from 8 to 11 a.m. at Oakland Mills Interfaith Center at 5885 Robert Oliver Place in Columbia Saturday, Oct.…

    Comments Off on Howard County General Hospital offers COVID-19 testing in places of worship in September and October