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Plan ahead, expect delays: I-275 construction

April 21, 2016

Please be advised that the I-275 freeway is currently undergoing improvements from 5-Mile Road to the I-696 interchange, with construction expected to last through mid-September. As a result, there will be road closures that directly impact access to the following facilities: Northville Health Center Livonia Health Center Livonia Center for Specialty Care Construction crews will be closing I-275 one direction at a time (North/South), in addition to related road and exit closures as they fix the freeway and bridges. If you take this route to work, be sure to plan ahead and expect delays. For more details about this project,…

Learn About Using Social Media To Educate Patients

April 18, 2016

All Health System clinicians and staff are invited to attend the next Patient Education ForUM, which takes place on Monday, May 2, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. The agenda includes presentations about using social media to support physical activity interventions and developing software for educating IVF patients. You can earn 1.25 Contact Hours for Nursing by attending this event.Location is the Rachel Upjohn Bldg. Auditorium, East Medical Campus, 4250 Plymouth Rd.Space is limited. Register soon to save your spot. Refreshments will be provided.Read on to learn more about the speakers and topics:Paul Resnick PhD. from the U-M School of…

Save money with MHealthy Group Personal Training

April 18, 2016

Get in shape, but don’t do it alone. MHealthy offers group personal training for up to four people. It’s now available to UMHS employees at the North Campus Research Complex (NCRC) Wellness Center, as well as at the MHealthy Fitness Center at the Ann Arbor Ice Cube.   Sign up with your friends to save money while enjoying all the benefits of working out with a certified personal trainer! For more information, visit the Website  http://hr.umich.edu/mhealthy/programs/activity/personaltraining-group.html  or email mhealthytraining@med.umich.edu Website: http://hr.umich.edu/mhealthy/programs/activity/personaltraining-group.html

Transitions Studio offers 8-week Weight Management Bariatric Conditioning Program

April 15, 2016

Have you had or are considering bariatric surgery? The Weight Management Bariatric (WMB) Conditioning Program offered at the Transition Studio may be for you.If you’re looking to lose significant weight, you can benefit greatly by starting an exercise program under the supervision of a qualified exercise specialist. Whether you’re an individual with little to no exercise experience, lack motivation, are looking for a facility to exercise in, or simply need continuous support and encouragement, our WMB Conditioning Program may be right for you.Our 8-week program includes 2 fitness assessments, professional orientation to the facility, and workouts designed around your specific…

April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day

April 15, 2016

April 16, 2016 has been designated National Healthcare Decisions Day!  The National Healthcare Decisions Day Initiative is a collaborative effort of national, state and community organizations committed to ensuring that all adults with decision-making capacity in the United States have the information and opportunity to communicate and document their healthcare decisions.  The objectives of NHDD are to provide much-needed information to the public, reduce the number of tragedies that occur when a person’s wishes are unknown, and improve the ability of healthcare facilities and providers to offer informed and thoughtful guidance about advance healthcare planning to their patients.Your decisions matter. …

Help beat Ohio State in first-ever employee exercise competition!

April 15, 2016

It’s the biggest rivalry of all time. And now, faculty and staff are taking it to a new level with the first-ever physical activity challenge between the University of Michigan and…

MHealthy Fitness Center April Special Offers

April 14, 2016

If you want to climb the stairs without feeling winded, we can help.  If you want to put the spring back in your step, we can help.  Whatever your goals, being…

Glen Structure Elevator Project

April 13, 2016

A parking and transportation services project to replace the elevators at the Glen Street Parking Structure will begin on Monday, April 18.  One elevator will be replaced at a time, starting with the West Elevator.  It will be out of service for approximatley four months.  During this time, the East elevator will remain in service.  Associated work includes elevator tower extensions, masonry repairs and installation of glass curtain walls in the elevator lobbies.   Thank you for your patience as this important work takes place.

Plan ahead, expect delays: Road closures

April 13, 2016

Please be aware of the upcoming road closures so that you can plan ahead if you are scheduled to work or just intend to hang out downtown. The Ann Arbor Music Festival takes place on Saturday, April 16 from 6 a.m. to midnight. During this time, Maynard Street between Liberty and William will be closed. Beginning Monday, April 18, eastbound Glen Avenue between East Huron Street and Catherine Street will be closed for crews to line sanitary sewer and repair a sanitary sewer manhole. During this time, all eastbound traffic on Ann Street at Glen Avenue will be routed as…