Community Health Report
St. Mary's of Michigan - Saginaw
Our Mission, Vision and Values provide a strong foundation and guidance for the work St. Mary’s of Michigan does in meeting the needs of the Community, with a special attention to the poor and vulnerable. As such, we are proud to share with you the results of the
This work began in 2009 as part of the Saginaw County Community Health Improvement Planning Team, a key collaborative group representing the interests of over 63 agencies and community leader stakeholders from both public and private sectors. The community health report was developed by collecting and analyzing data from people and organizations from throughout Saginaw County. Led by public health experts from our local community, it included using data sources from federal, state, county and local reports, diverse consumer focus groups and community surveys.
The findings from the community health report presented in 2011 highlight the top five areas of concern prioritized by the community:
- Access to Health Care
- Infant Mortality
- Chronic Disease
- Behavioral Health
St. Mary's of Michigan has a rich history of helping those who are poor and most vulnerable, empowering with resources to assist in self-sufficiency. We are supporting these community health efforts by investing human capital and expertise collaborating in work groups, and through providing a community outreach center with Registered Nurses and Community Health Workers to help connect those in need to available resources including:
- Center of HOPE and a network of free clinics as conduits to care to a medical home
- Pharmacy Assistance Program and Charitable Community Benefit Pharmacy
- Community Health Education and Outreach Programs for Chronic Diseases
- Cancer screening programs
To request copies or for more information about the community health report or outreach,
please call (989) 907-8775.