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COVID-19 Updates

We are closely monitoring the developments regarding COVID-19. At UM Health-West, we want to provide you with the resources you need and help answer questions you may have.

What to do if you have symptoms

If you are experiencing symptoms, or have been in contact with someone known to have COVID-19, we recommend using one of the following options:

Call 911

If you are experiencing life-threatening illness, please call 911

Take Our Free Online Screening

This tool will walk you through a short series of questions and determine what next step is recommended for you. Please be aware that this screening is not a COVID-19 test

Call Your Doctor

Call your primary care physician office if you are experiencing symptoms or have been in contact with someone known to have COVID-19. They will assess your symptoms and suggest the best course of action


Testing Location

For individuals of *underserved populations, COVID-19 testing is offered free of charge, with an appointment, at the UM Health-West Community Clinic.

UM Health-West Community Health Center
781 36th St
Wyoming, MI 49519
616.252.4100

Hours of Operation:
8 am – 5 pm Monday – Friday

*Members of populations or individuals who face barriers in accessing and using healthcare services including but not limited to populations/individuals who are underserved because of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, disability, income level, primary language other than English, gender identity, sexual orientation, and geographic location.

Vaccine Information

Be Ready. Be Safe. Be Informed.

Whether you are eager to receive the vaccine as soon as possible, or are waiting to learn more or even have doubts, UM Health-West wants to provide answers to your questions.


What to do if you are COVID positive with mild to moderate symptoms and need treatment?

Call your doctor

Call your primary care physician office if you COVID positive and have mild to moderate symptoms and need treatment. They will work with you to select the best option. This may include:

  • Monoclonal antibody therapy
  • Provide a prescription for an oral antiviral you can take at home. This may include:
    • Molnupiravir
    • Paxlovid (naltremlivir and ritonivir)

Daily Dashboard

Hospitalized Cases

Total Positive PUI Confirmed New (24 hr) Vaccinated Unvaccinated Discharged To Date Discharged (24 hr)
46 45 1 8 6 39 1722 6

COVID-19 Total Tests

Total Pending Positive % Positive Negative
New (24 hr) 572 - 249 43.5 % 377
Cumulative 160338 881 19790 12.3 % 103319

COVID-19 Patients Tested

Total Pending Positive % Positive Negative
New (24 hr) 546 - 249 45.6 % 375
Cumulative 92220 872 19055 20.7 % 68728

As of 01/19/2022 12:00 AM


COVID-19 Symptoms

COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus that easily spreads from person-to-person through respiratory droplets or by contact with an infected surface or object.

Symptoms may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure to the virus. The following list are some of the most common, but do not include all possible symptoms.

COVID-19

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body arches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

FLU

  • Fever
  • Cough (usually dry)
  • Fatigue
  • Aches & pains
  • Headaches

Cold

  • Sneezing
  • Stuffy or runny nose
  • Sore throat
  • Aches & pains
  • Mild cough (if any)

Allergies

  • Sneezing
  • Stuffy or runny nose
  • Cough
  • Headaches
  • Rash

People of all ages can be infected by COVID-19. Older people and those with pre-existing medical conditions or weakened immune systems have a higher risk of developing serious illness from COVID-19. Click here to learn more about what medical conditions that may put you at higher risk for serious illness.


Prevention is the best protection

You can protect yourself and help prevent spreading the virus to others if you: