Spectrum to celebrate National Rural Health Day on Thursday at clinics across Mason, Oceana counties

November 15, 2018 GMT

Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital welcomes the community to visit its rural health clinics for cider and donuts on Thursday as they recognize the innovation, quality of care and dedication of rural health care providers during National Rural Health Day.

National Rural Health Day falls on the third Thursday in November each year and recognizes the efforts of those serving the health needs of more than 60 million people across the nation. As part of the celebration, Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics offices in Ludington, Pentwater and Hart will provide cider and donuts to patients and visitors during regular business hours.

West Michigan and the surrounding area have 29 Spectrum Health Rural Health Clinics. These hometown rural clinics, including those in Mason and Oceana counties, provide 370,800 visits annually.

Community members are invited to visit one of the following Mason and Oceana County Spectrum Health clinics during regular business hours on Thursday to join the celebration, enjoying cider and donuts.

Family Medicine, 2481 N. 72nd Ave., Hart

Family Medicine, 500 N. Hancock St., Pentwater

Family and Internal Medicine, 922 Lawndale St., Ludington

Internal Medicine, 7 Atkinson Drive, Suite 111, Ludington

Pediatric Medicine, 907 E. Tinkham Ave., Ludington

Obstetrics and Gynecology, 250 N. Nelson Road, Ludington

Family Medicine and Convenient Care Walk-In Clinic, 7 Atkinson Drive, Suite 113, Ludington

National Rural Health Day provides the opportunity to “Celebrate the Power of Rural” and educate others about the challenges while highlighting the innovation and collaboration used by health care provides to improve quality of care.