The next is a letter to the editor.
The final a number of months have introduced emotions of uncertainty, worry and grief to us all as we grappled with the COVID-19 pandemic. In these extraordinary occasions, it is necessary to take a second to cease and mirror on what we’re most appreciative of as people, companies and as a group.
ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital’s healthcare staff have stepped up in outstanding methods to look after our group via the COVID-19 pandemic. By all of it, they’ve proven braveness, resilience and energy. We respect and applaud their selfless efforts.
And simply as our healthcare staff have been right here for you, you have been there for us, too. The group has rallied round us in methods we couldn’t have imagined. We have obtained sort phrases of encouragement and thanks; beneficiant donations of meals and hand-sewn masks; financial donations; and a lot extra. We will not thanks sufficient for the outpouring of help.
With the pandemic easing in Michigan, we now should flip our consideration towards the resurgence of our communities. That is why we’re working in accordance with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s orders and timeline to thoughtfully start re-opening packages and providers at ProMedica. Irrespective of the sickness, harm or concern, we imagine that entry to complete well being care is important and important. Please attain out to your doctor/supplier to debate your healthcare wants and considerations.
Nevertheless, we additionally perceive the significance of placing precautionary measures in place so we are able to proceed to mitigate the unfold of COVID-19 and supply a secure, wholesome atmosphere for all sufferers and workers. Our efforts embrace increasing telemedicine providers so you possibly can see a medical skilled from the consolation of your individual house; implementing short-term customer restrictions at our hospitals; offering masks to sufferers who stroll via our doorways; additional cleansing and disinfection of our amenities and inspiring correct social distancing.
Moreover, as a not-for-profit healthcare system, ProMedica’s dedication to supporting the well being of our group extends past our partitions. Whether or not providing the newest medical developments, group training, volunteerism, or group well being screenings, our mission to enhance the well being and well-being of these we serve is robust and resolute.
On this time once we wanted you essentially the most, thanks for being there for us. We’re proud to be right here for you.
President, Regional Acute Care – Michigan
President, ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital
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