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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 or are COVID-19 positive

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

Call 911

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

Schedule Visit & Test

If you are experiencing symptoms or have been in contact with someone known to have COVID-19, schedule a visit to obtain a referral for a COVID-19 test. Testing is available at all primary care locations with a referral.

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

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.

Request your FREE at home tests from the government here.

Call Your Doctor if COVID Positive with Mild to Moderate Symptoms & Need Treatment

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

  • Monoclonal antibody therapy
  • An oral antiviral you can take at home. These may include:
    • Molnupiravir
    • Paxlovid (naltremlivir and ritonivir)

Vaccine Information

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

Scheduling for the COVID-19 vaccination is currently open to anyone age 6 months and older. Information regarding who is eligible for booster shots is available here.


Daily Dashboard

Hospitalized Cases

Positive New (24 hr) Vaccinated Unvaccinated
Admitted 5 1 1 4
ICU 0 0 0 0
Ventilator 0 0 0 0
Total* 657 - 201 461

COVID-19 Total Tests

Total Positive % Positive Negative Other
New (24 hr) 46 6 13 % 40
Cumulative* 46121 8995 19.5 % 37072 54

As of 08/07/2022 12:00 AM
*Since 12/01/2021


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: