Media Contacts

How Can We Help You?

Our media relations staff is available to assist local, regional, and national news media in locating an expert spokesperson, obtaining information on a news item, or answering questions about a news release or event. Please note, in an effort to ensure the privacy and security of patients, Lakeland does not release information about patients’ conditions to the media

For information about Spectrum Health Lakeland, our staff, or our patients, please contact:

Jessica Springer
Public Relations Specialist
517.398.5258
jessica.springer@spectrumhealth.org

In the event of an emergency, a Spectrum Health Lakeland public emergency preparedness hotline is available by calling 844.385.2191. This number will contain a scripted message with the latest situational updates as they become available. For example, during blizzard conditions, a list of facility closures may be recorded.

You can also find emergency information here on our emergency information webpage.

If you are not a member of the media and would like to speak with someone at Lakeland, please call our main phone line at 800.968.0115

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Why I vaccinated: Community member, Deborah Haynes

To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and stay protected, community members are getting a tiny poke with a big impact.

COVID-19 Update 2.25.21

Kendall Troyer, vice president of quality, safety and physician practices at Spectrum Health Lakeland and Nicki Britten, health officer at the Berrien County Health Department share the latest COVID-19 updates in Berrien County.

Why I vaccinated: Community member, Sharon Kuhns

To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and stay protected, community members are getting a tiny poke with a big impact.

Why I vaccinated: Mental health counselor, Jose Gonzales II

Community member and mental health counselor, Jose Gonzales II, shares his personal choice to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 vaccine: CJ Gibson, MD

Spectrum Health trauma and critical care physician CJ Gibson, MD, shares his personal reasons for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine ‘without question, without hesitation.’

COVID-19 Update 2.10.2021

Join president, Loren B. Hamel, MD, and Nicki Britten from the Berrien County Health Department for the latest COVID-19 news.

This is Big: COVID-19 vaccine (Mark Harrison, MD)

Infectious disease specialist, Mark Harrison, MD, shares his perspective about the COVID-19 vaccine and addresses common questions people may have.

Busting COVID-19 Myth: Asypmtomatic people are not contagious and do not spread COVID 19

Many studies show that asymptomatic people can spread the COVID-19 virus.

Busting COVID-19 Myth: Children don't get COVID-19

FACT: Children are not immune from COVID-19, and in some cases can become very ill from the virus

Busting COVID-19 Myth: COVID-19 cases are only rising due to increased testing

Our positivity rate is significantly higher than it was in the spring and this shows that the virus is spreading quickly.

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