Access to convenient healthcare resources is integral to the well-being of the Bay Area. Fortunately, the community is teeming with a sweeping number of high-quality medical facilities and a multitude of physicians representing a variety of specialties and sub-specialties.
Part of McLaren Health Care, Bay Regional Medical Center is dedicated to providing a full continuum of quality healthcare services and programs to the Great Lakes Bay Region. The hospital’s team of physicians and professionals have garnered numerous recognitions over the years, as a result of their commitment to patient care, community involvement and use of the latest in medical technology and techniques.
Among the hospital’s distinguished programs are cardiology, advanced neurosciences, orthopedics, women’s health, oncology/radiation therapy, rehabilitation and open heart surgery, to name a few. Bay Regional also offers a 24-hour Level II Emergency Department and fine emergency medical services, as well as the Volunteer Clinic, which provides free care to patients with no health insurance.
In addition to the comprehensive hospital located on the Main Campus, McLaren Health Care operates the Bay Special Care Hospital on Bay Regional’s West Campus. This 31-bed facility specializes in services for those in need of long-term, acute care services. The West Campus is also the current home of Bay Region’s newest addition, the Bay Regional Heart & Vascular center. Launched in February 2009, the program has plans to relocate to a new, state-of-the-art facility on the Main Campus in early 2011.
Covenant HealthCare is a major medical provider in the region and has established the Covenant HealthCare Wilder facility in Bay City. This location offers an assortment of health services, including lab, occupational health, physical medicine & rehabilitation, community education and MedExpress Urgent Care. The Covenant Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) also provides home healthcare services through the facility.
Adding to the outstanding services provided through these major medical resources is a local facility operated by St. Mary’s of Michigan, which offers X-ray, mammography, ultrasound, MRI, CT, bone density, IVP and tomography and fluoroscopy services.