What to expect at my in-person appointment

Covenant Community Care is dedicated to your safety and providing the highest quality healthcare. While we continue to offer telehealth services, there are needs that require in-office care. We are ready to see you. Covenant closely follows the latest guidelines and executive orders for keeping employees, patients, and the community safe. Reviewing what to expect …

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Orice Dennis, Security and Maintenance Specialist Cuts Royal Oak Clinic Hedge into the Shape of a Heart

Orice Dennis has been working at Covenant Community Care for 5 years as a Security and Maintenance Specialist at our Royal Oak Clinic. Orice found Covenant Community Care after he was contracted to work security at the Royal Oak Clinic by a previous employer. Once this contract ended, Orice continued to come to the Royal …

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Q&A w/ Donald Jayne

Covenant Spotlight Donald Jayne IT Technician 1. Tell us about yourself. I’ve lived in Michigan my whole life, including visiting family in the Upper Peninsula every Thanksgiving. Going to Washtenaw Community College for Information Technology and then plan to transfer to Eastern Michigan for CyberSecurity. I love all things tech, building several PCs, playing video …

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Covenant Community Care appoints current acting CEO Joslyn Pettway as its next Chief Executive Officer

[DETROIT, MI] Release: July 13, 2020. For Immediate Release. PRESS RELEASE: The Board of Directors of Covenant Community Care, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides a full range of healthcare services to the people of Detroit and the broader metropolitan region, has unanimously approved the hire of Covenant team member Joslyn Pettway as its next …

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Covenant Re-Opens for In-Person Services

On May 29, Governor Gretchen Whitmer rescinded executive order 2020-17 and created a pathway for Covenant to resume non-emergency, in-person visits  in June. This past month, Covenant Community Care re-opened on a limited basis for non-emergency medical, dental, and behavioral health visits. Covenant’s Chief Dental Officer Dr. Lynn Eickholt provided an update on how the …

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Q&A w/ Amanda Lira

Covenant Spotlight Amanda Lira HEDIS Quality Support Coordinator 1. Tell us about yourself. I was born and raised in Edinburg, Texas. I come from a Migrant family that worked in the Campos (fields) picking tomatoes, cucumbers, so traveling and coming up north was so common to me. I moved to Detroit in 2009. Now the …

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Covenant Community Care is Awarded $50,000 Grant from Direct Relief

We are pleased to share that Covenant Community Care has been awarded a $50,000 grant from Direct Relief, in partnership with the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). The funding we are receiving will support our Homeless Outreach Services in Metro Detroit amid COVID-19, allowing us to obtain necessary supplies to continue care for …

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Q&A w/ Rachel Campbell

Covenant Spotlight Rachel Campbell, MSN, WHNP-BCNurse Practitioner   Tell us about yourself.  I am originally from the Lansing area, and grew up in a small town (my dad’s family has a farm and they collect antique tractors!). Now I’ve found myself in the big city and love it! My husband I just celebrated our 3rd …

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COVID-19: Pregnancy Center Update by Rachel Lossing, RN – Nurse Clinic Manager

“At the Pregnancy Center we are continuing to provide pregnancy care to all our patients. We have modified our care so that we are able to do basic care via telehealth for the majority of their care. Patients only come to the clinic at certain points during their pregnancy so as to prevent our patients …

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COVID-19: Medical Team Update by Scott Stryd, MD – Chief Medical Officer

“These have been unprecedented times of change for Covenant and our world.  In a few short weeks so many things about health care and life itself have been turned upside down.  At Covenant as the COVID-19 pandemic has progressed we have moved from 100% in person care at all our 6 sites to a predominantly …

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COVID-19: Dental Care Update by Dr. Lynn Eickholt, Chief Dental Officer

“During this unprecedented time of a global pandemic, the dental team has adjusted to a new way of providing care at Covenant Community Care. On March 18th, an executive order was given by Governor Whitmer to postpone all elective dental care until April 30th with the potential for an extension. The order restricts dental care …

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Q&A w/ Samantha Malburg

Covenant Spotlight Samantha MalburgHuman Resources Generalist   Tell us about yourself.  I love being outdoors – hiking, biking, running. I also love to craft, especially in the winter months. Fun fact about you! 😊 Recently got engaged at the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge in Northern Ireland. What were you doing before working at Covenant Community Care? …

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Q&A w/ Karla Sanchez

  Covenant Spotlight Karla SanchezMaternal Behavioral Health Therapist   Tell us about yourself.  I am a young therapist (but older than you think) and outside of work I like to do things just like any other human does. One of the things I enjoy is watching movies. Although I do not have a favorite movie, …

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Coronavirus – COVID-19: Helpful Information for Patients & Public

We will keep a running list of resources for patients and the general public on this page. Centers for Disease Control Site Covenant Community Care Video with Dr. Jack Ebright, Infectious Disease Physician, and Dr. Sage Davis NP, Clinical Quality Director. Local Resources

Coronavirus Announcement

In the mist of the coronavirus outbreak, our top priority is to keep our patients healthy and safe. To help our patient community “stay home”, we are now offering telehealth services by phone or video call with medical and behavioral health providers. Patients with upcoming appointments will be contact by the clinic to see if …

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3 Practical Tips to Commit to Exercise

Image courtesy of AtoZrunning.  Featured: Sage and her mom and sisters. FEBRUARY IS AMERICAN HEART MONTH Yes, the month of Valentine’s Day is American Heart Month, nice branding, right? In the spirit of Heart Month, what can I do to practically improve my heart health? Let’s talk exercise! I can hear the exhale, “really, we’re …

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Q&A w/ Alyssa Wadlow

  Covenant Spotlight Alyssa WadlowProgram Manager, Southeast Region Michigan Area Health Education Center   Tell us about yourself.  I grew up in a rural community in Southern Illinois about an hour from St. Louis. In high school, I decided that I wanted to study social work. I went to Evangel University where I learned about …

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Q&A w/ Julia Smith

Covenant Spotlight Julia Smith, Vice-Chairperson of the Board Tell us about yourself.  I have been married for 29 years to David and we have two sons, Eric (25) and Luke (20). We have lived in California, England. and Michigan since being married and just recently moved to Northville. My favorite movie is “The Sound of …

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