Spectrum Health Lakeland Watervliet Hospital is a 49-bed hospital serving northern Berrien and western Van Buren counties with primary and specialty care. The hospital provides general community hospital services, including emergency care, acute inpatient rehabilitation, laboratory services, radiology, and surgery. The inpatient rehabilitation facilities at Spectrum Health Lakeland Watervliet Hospital hold the only accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in Berrien County. Community Medical Center, located inside the hospital, offers internal and occupational medicine services as well as a walk-in clinic.
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In order to provide the best level of service and appointment availability for our patients, we have temporarily revised the hours of operation for laboratory services. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work through these changes. We are committed to return to routine hours of operations as soon as we are able to.
Monday through Friday: 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
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Hear from Dr. Hamel and Berrien County Health Department medical director, Rex Cabaltica, MD, as they share the latest COVID-19 headlines in Berrien County.
Spectrum Health Lakeland president, Dr. Loren Hamel and Berrien County Health Department Medical Director, Dr. Rex Cabaltica share the latest COVID-19 updates in Berrien County.
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Spectrum Health Lakeland President Loren B. Hamel, MD, and Acting Health Officer at the Berrien County Health Department, Courtney Davis, share the latest COVID-19 updates in Berrien County.
President Loren B. Hamel, MD, and Berrien County Medical Director and family medicine physician, Rex Cabaltica, MD, shared the latest COVID-19 updates in Berrien County
Pediatrician, Anne Dudley, DO, and Berrien County Health Department Medical Director, Rex Cabaltica, MD, discuss the COVID-19 vaccine for kids.
The Leapfrog Group designates "A" grades in Patient Safety to Lakeland Hospitals.
During National Donate Life Month (NDLM), Spectrum Health Lakeland encourages community members to register as organ, eye, and tissue donors.
Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health are moving forward to create a new health system which will be temporarily known as BHSH System and will launch Feb. 1, 2022.
Spectrum Health Lakeland has received reports from patients and Priority Health members in Berrien County who are receiving calls from individuals pretending to be from Spectrum Health or Priority Health.
Spectrum Health Lakeland welcomed three new board members in 2022: Deborah Bennett Berecz, Pamela Garmon Johnson, and Kenneth O’Neill, MD.
Spectrum Health Lakeland recently published the 2022-2024 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA).
As part of the tenth annual Bears in the Air program, South Bend International Airport (SBN) delivered more than 2,000 teddy bears to children in six area hospitals this week, including Spectrum Health Lakeland.
The American College of Emergency Physicians recently granted the emergency department at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph with the bronze standard—Level 3 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation.
The Spectrum Health Lakeland board of directors recently underwent a transition of leadership.
Our individual and collective resources are being overwhelmed, and we need our communities’ help to get back on track.
Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph has been named one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation for Medical Excellence in heart failure treatment and stroke by CareChex® Awards by Quantros.
Effective Saturday, September 25, the outpatient laboratories at Spectrum Health Lakeland Niles and Watervliet hospitals and the Center for Outpatient Services will revise their operating hours.
For minor conditions and illnesses, health officials encourage patients to contact their primary care provider (after hours answering service is available at most locations) or visit a local walk-in clinic.
A new level of molecular testing is now available at Spectrum Health Lakeland through a $350,000 investment in the cobas® 6800 System which allows for real-time PCR testing.
Spectrum Health Lakeland has revised its visitor guidelines effective Wednesday, September 8. Revised guidelines allow for two visitors from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the duration of a patient’s stay.