Our network


MIOSHA Seminar on “Supervisor’s Role in Safety and Health” Offered in Grand Haven – February 16th

MIOSHA Seminar on “Supervisor’s Role in Safety and Health” Offered in Grand Haven – February 16th

News Release:

January 26, 2011 – This seminar is designed for first-line supervisors, safety and health committee members, and management personnel.

Safe disposal of unwanted medication

From: http://www.hudsonville.org

Don't flush unwanted meds… instead, safely dispose of your personal medications at any of three (3) Ottawa County Health department offices that include:

Grand Haven Township: 16920 Ferris Street, 616-846-8360, M, W, F 8:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Holland Charter Township: 12252 James Street, 616-396-5266, M - F 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

Hudsonville: 3100 Port Sheldon Road, 616-669-0040, M, W, F 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

Please remove pills from the pill bottles and place them in a plastic bag before dropping them off at the Ottawa County Health Department of your choosing. If you have questions about the Ottawa County's unwanted medication collection program, please call 616-393-5645.

Qi Gong for Wellness in 2011

Spring Lake, MI--Take the opportunity to learn more about the practice of Qi Gong on Monday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. at Spring Lake District Library. Qi Gong is an ancient Chinese healing system utilizing gentle rhythmic exercises and simple breathing techniques to optimize health and wellness. Guest speakers Irv Marcus and Lisa Lee of International Wellness Partners will explain how practicing Qi Gong can help you increase your energy, reduce stress, lose weight and promote wellness. Attendees should dress in comfortable clothing and shoes to participate in the Qi Gong exercises. Pre-registration is requested for this free event. Call the library at (616) 846-5770, ext. 107 to register.

Tabatha Barber, DO joins North Ottawa Women’s Health

Tabatha Barber, DO joins North Ottawa Women’s Health

GRAND HAVEN, Mich - North Ottawa Community Health System (NOCHS) today announced that Tabatha Barber, DO will be joining North Ottawa Women’s Health in January 2011.

Dr. Barber is a life-long Michigan resident, who has spent most of her career in the middle part of the state.

“Making the decision to move to the Michigan’s West Coast lakeshore was an easy one,” said Dr. Barber. “Being able to establish a thriving practice in a community health setting is at the root of why I went into this specialty of medicine. This setting provides a relaxed, home-like setting for new moms. At the same time, this talented medical staff coupled with the outstanding resources of an award-winning hospital like NOCHS, also bring new moms piece of mind. That’s a strong combination.”


Learn CPR for free in Spring Lake

Learn CPR for free in Spring Lake

The most common heart disease in the United States is coronary heart disease, which often appears as a heart attack. In 2009, an estimated 785,000 Americans had a new coronary attack, and about 470,000 will have a recurrent attack. About every 25 seconds, an American will have a coronary event, and about one every minute will die from one.

American Heart Association Family & Friends CPR

This program teaches how to perform CPR in adults, children, or infants and how to help an adult, child, or infant who is choking. It is perfect for Family members, friends and members of the general  community who want to learn CPR but do not need a course completion card. Anyone required by his or her employer or wishing to be credentialed as a lay responder may contact Spring Lake Fire Department  for more information.

Saturday, Jan 22nd 9:00am - 12:00pm

Call 616.844.0491 to enroll. Class size is limited.

Vegan Uncooking

GRAND HAVEN, Michigan – Socks Beachum from the Health Hutt wiil demonstrate and prepare the latest vegan recipes and techniques at the Loutit District Library on October 7 at 7:00 p.m. in Program Room A.

Samples will be available for attendees. This program, titled "Vegan Uncooking," is free but registration is required by visiting www.loutitlibrary.org. For more information call 616-842-5560, ext. 222.

Loutit District Library is located at 407 Columbus Avenue in Grand Haven, Michigan. The library serves 35,510 residents of the City of Grand Haven, the City of Ferrysburg, Grand Haven Charter Township, Robinson Township and that part of Port Sheldon Township in the Grand Haven Area Public Schools' area. For more information visit the LDL Website at www.loutitlibrary.org.