Covenant Featured in Michigan Radio Article on Flu Vaccines

“Covenant is one of 31 FQHCs in Michigan to receive a grant from the Michigan Primary Care Association, which is distributing $10 million in federal CARES Act funds on behalf of MDHHS. The grant money will help the health centers extend clinic hours, and set up drive-through vaccination clinics and heated tents and trailers where …

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Meridian and Samsung Donate Smartphone Devices to Assist Patients in Accessing Telehealth Services

Meridian and Centene, in collaboration with Samsung, will provide 425 Samsung Galaxy A10e smartphones, with 90 days of free wireless service, to select health care centers. Meridian will supply local healthcare providers with Samsung Galaxy A10e smartphones to provide to patients who would not otherwise have access to healthcare services virtually. “We are thankful for …

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Board Chair, Dotti Sharp in Detroit Free Press News

Last week our very own Board Chair, Dotti Sharp, was recognized by the Detroit Free Press for creating the Power of One Dedicated Woman Awards in 2014 in partnership with Michigan Community Resources, a nonprofit organization that supports other nonprofits and community-based organizations. The awards celebrate unsung Detroit women changing their neighborhoods. We are so …

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Mobile Dental Team COVID-19 Update

Covenant Community Care Mobile Dental is committed to your safety. We have implemented the following CDC and ADA recommended protocols to help protect our staff, patients and our community. We are transitioning to contactless registration. All required forms will be available online. Alternative care such as tele-dentistry visits and in-office appointments will be offered. Employees …

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Regular mammograms are the best way to detect breast cancer early. Please call TODAY to schedule your mammogram: Beaumont: 800-328-8542 St John: 866-501-3627 Karmanos: 800-527-6266 Henry Ford Hospital-Main: 313-916-2932 Henry Ford New Center One Building: 313-916-9712 Sinai Grace Hospital: 313-966-4800 Northland Radiology: 248-569-0296 BASHA: 248-288-1600 Don’t have a mammogram order …

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Covenant Community Care Receives CFSEM 2020 Hugeli Award

We are pleased to share that Covenant Community Care has received the Community Foundation of Southeastern Michigan 2020 Hugeli Award for Program Excellence. “It is an honor to accept the Richard F. Huegli award on behalf of our entire team at Covenant Community Care,” says Joslyn Pettway, chief executive officer, Covenant Community Care. “Our team …

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Q&A w/ Mitzi Cardona

Covenant Spotlight Mitzi Cardona Board Director 1. Tell us about yourself. My name is Mitzi Cardona, I have had the privilege of being married to my high school sweetheart for 22 years. I am a mom to two amazing kids that keep me on my toes. I love to go on walks and just admire the beautiful work …

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Check. Change. Control. – Empowering Patients with Hypertension

“Since the beginning of this year, Covenant has been working on collaborating with the American Heart Association and MPRO on an initiative, the Check, Change, Control program, along with several other FQHCs across the state to provide resources and education to our patients with the goal of better blood pressure control.  As with many things …

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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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