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    McLaren Bay Region in partnership with the Neighborhood Resource Center (NRC) is hosting a "Purple-Out" in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31st. McLaren Bay Region employees, as well as the community, are encouraged to wear purple and share a photo on Bay County Prevention Network's Facebook page with the #IOAD2020 hashtag. In addition, the South Tower entrance of McLaren Bay Region as well as over 20 businesses in Auburn will be lit up with purple lights with the goal of he...

  • As COVID-19 cases continue to rise locally, McLaren Bay Region has made the decision to update their visitation policy. Effective 7 a.m., Friday, August 14, 2020, only visitors deemed "necessary" will be permitted at their main campus located at 1900 Columbus Ave., Bay City. Visitors will be deemed "necessary" and may be allowed if they meet one of the following criteria: They are a designated family birth partner A visitor who is a guardian/power of attorney for a patient A visitor who is a family membe...

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    McLaren Bay Region has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. McLaren Bay Region earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke p...

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    McLaren Bay Region was named to Newsweek’s 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals . The distinction recognizes facilities that have excelled in providing care to mothers, newborns and their families, as verified by the 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey. Best Maternity Care Hospitals is part of Newsweek’s Best Health Care series, powered by data from The Leapfrog Group. “We are proud to be the only hospital in the Great Lakes Bay Region to receive this prestigious national award for maternity care excell...

  • June 24, 2020 — Medstar, Michigan’s most extensive and integrated 911 EMS and mobile healthcare provider, will become the ambulance provider for McLaren Bay Region and the surrounding communities. McLaren Bay Region has provided emergency transportation services to Bay County for over 40 years. The transition will take place August 30, 2020. “We recognize the commitment of McLaren Bay Region and the EMS employees over the last four decades, and look forward to building on that legacy with expanded servi...

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    McLaren Bay Region has been awarded the 2020 Maternity Care Excellence Award by the Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM). The EAM is a nonprofit group comprised of some of the state’s largest employers and unions, that awards hospitals throughout Michigan who demonstrate excellence and improvement in maternity care and delivery outcomes. To be awarded the Excellence Award, hospitals need to fully meet the standard in all four of the following areas in the same calendar year: cesarean rates (≤ 29.3% of lo...

  • McLaren Bay Region Announces Roadmap to Safely Resume Time-Sensitive Care McLaren Bay Region has continued to provide exceptional, safe and compassionate care to patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, McLaren Bay Region is beginning to look to the future to provide the care that had been deferred over the last six weeks or longer. As a result, McLaren has developed a roadmap to safely resume time-sensitive care, which includes clinical and testing protocols, further enhancements to safety for o...

  • McLaren Bay Region is taking a proactive approach to mitigate the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. McLaren is closely following the guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to ensure that all necessary precautions are being taken to protect the health and safety of the community.  With this approach in place, McLaren Bay Region is currently under visitor restrictions, effective immediately:  Only one healthy visitor per patient is allowed. The...

  • Emergency Department/Medical Office Building Opens November 7 th McLaren is proud to announce the opening of their new medical office building located at 2110 South M-76 in West Branch. The facility will open at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2019. It will feature a free-standing state-of-the-art emergency center with 10 private patient rooms including two trauma/resuscitation rooms equipped with telehealth capabilities, and will be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Patients will be able to receiv...

  • Precise Treatment Spares Healthy Tissue with Fewer Side Effects McLaren Health Care is proud to introduce the newest weapon in its arsenal of cancer-fighting technology: Proton Therapy . The most powerful and precise radiation oncology treatment available to treat cancer is now provided at the McLaren Proton Therapy Center, located on the campus of the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Flint, Michigan. As one of only 28 proton therapy centers in the United States, the McLaren Proton Therapy Center features l...