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Lansing’s IBEW NECA 665 union delivers dozens of meals as thanks to Sparrow caregivers

Monday, November 23, 2020
Sparrow and its caregivers have received an incredible outpouring of support from community members for the extraordinary care provided throughout the pandemic.

In light of difficult economic times, Sparrow revises nicotine-free hiring policy

Monday, November 23, 2020
At a difficult economic time when many people face uncertain job futures, Sparrow has revised its hiring policy in order to allow the hiring of applicants who test positive for tobacco or nicotine as part of their pre-employment screening process as long as they attend a smoking cessation program.

Sparrow Eaton Hospital names new president

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Sparrow is pleased to announce that Helen Johnson, FACHE, has been named President of Sparrow Eaton Hospital, effective Jan. 1, 2021.

Sparrow supports state’s new executive order to curb COVID-19

Monday, November 16, 2020
Sparrow strongly supports the new executive order announced Sunday by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer that seeks to curtail the surge of COVID-19 cases flooding the state.

Provider order required for Sparrow COVID-19 testing, effective Monday

Friday, November 13, 2020
Effective Monday, Nov. 16, Sparrow will require patients seeking a COVID-19 test to receive a test order in advance through either a qualified medical provider or by completing the MySparrow app process.

Sparrow Ionia Hospital recognized for 75 years as member of American Hospital Association

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
The American Hospital Association (AHA) recently recognized Sparrow Ionia Hospital for 75 years of membership. The hospital, originally known as Ionia County Memorial Hospital, opened in 1943, joined the AHA shortly thereafter, and has been protecting the community’s health ever since.

Hollywood comes to Lansing’s east side as major film shoots at Sparrow St. Lawrence

Thursday, November 5, 2020
Hollywood comes to Sparrow St. Lawrence! Sparrow’s own filmmaker/Public Safety Officer Shane Hagedorn is leading another major film production, this one shooting throughout the Lansing area this month.

Spirit of Children Doesn’t Let Halloween Get Canceled for Pediatric Patients, Brings Halloween to Sparrow Children’s Center with ‘Reverse Trick-or-Treating’

Friday, October 30, 2020
Spirit of Children rallies communities to fundraise record $11 million for fun and healing at local hospital Child Life Departments.

Sparrow announces Fellowship to recognize James W. Butler III and leadership diversity

Friday, October 30, 2020
The daughter of Nigerian immigrants has been named Sparrow’s first James W. Butler III Fellow, honoring the life and legacy of a community leader who had an immense impact on Sparrow and Mid-Michigan.

SOAR with Sparrow Eaton Hospital at its eighth annual gala

Thursday, October 22, 2020
Sparrow Eaton Hospital is ready to SOAR with its eighth annual gala, a unique, virtual and memorable experience that promises to be the social event of 2020.

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Videos on SparrowTV

Surgery was performed for the first time on a Patient diagnosed at the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. Click here to watch.

The Sparrow Children’s Center received a $15,000 donation because of a young Patient's efforts. Click here to watch. 

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