Community Resources

Spectrum Health Big Rapids and Reed City Hospitals has been keeping your community healthy for more than a century. As your neighbors, we strive to treat you like family both inside and outside our hospital doors.


Investing in Our Community

Big Rapids Hospital invests in programs that improve overall health and well-being in our area. We support initiatives and organizations such as:
Angels of Action
Big Rapids Farmers Market Health Outreach
Hemlock Park improvement project
LiveWell for Your Heart 
Mecosta County Area Chamber of Commerce 
Mecosta-Osceola United Way
Open Arms Child Advocacy Center
Rotary Fitness Park outdoor gym project
Wheatlake Wellness Path

Learn about Spectrum Health Healthier Communities or invite us to take part in your community health-related event.

Promoting Fun and Health

We’re proud to sponsor events that bring our community together to stay active and have fun. Big Rapids Hospital sponsors events such as:
Bulldog Bonanza
Evart Chamber of Commerce Egg Drop
Ferris Foundation for Excellence Benefit
Ferris State Athletics

Educating Health Professionals

Big Rapids Hospital is a teaching hospital in partnership with Ferris State University and other continuing education programs. We’re thankful for the opportunity to help train the next generation of pharmacists, nurses, health care administrators and more. As a patient, you benefit from having both students and their mentors involved in your care. 

Listening to You

Your neighborhood is healthier because we work to improve local wellness from local voices. Learn about:
Big Rapids Community Health Needs Assessments
Big Rapids and Reed City Hospital Patient and Family Advisory Council

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