Dental Reopening Monday, June 8

On May 21, 2020 Governor Whitmer announced that dental offices could reopen and begin to provide routine care. We are excited to welcome back our patients and want to assure you that we are taking every precaution to make sure you and our staff are safe. During the time we have been closed, we have […]

Board Member Ed Postma Becomes Interim President

Exalta Health will be under the guidance of an interim president after the resignation of current president Dan Takens. Established in 1996, Exalta Health provides healthcare to a wide variety of children, adults and seniors in West Michigan, regardless of their employment, health insurance and other financial factors. The organization had welcomed Takens, a former […]

Community Partnership During COVID-19

In the midst of COVID-19, and all of the disruption it has brought to nonprofits not just in West Michigan but around the world, there have also been many moments of sweetness and light.  Exalta Health has seen that over and over again in recent weeks.  Though it is seeing very few patients at its clinic on Division […]

Exalta Health Announces New Advancement Director

Sandra Muthyala is the new Advancement Director for Exalta Health. The faith-based nonprofit offers routine and urgent medical and dental care to children, adults and seniors with unemployment, lack of insurance and other financial factors not a barrier for service (fees are reduced based on household income and number of members supported by that income). […]

COVID 19 Update

Hello Patients and Friends of Exalta Health, Exalta Health is aware that COVID-19 is now in Kent County.  We are making decisions to protect the vulnerable in our community and decrease the spread of this new virus.  We are actively screening patients and have a plan for those who may be symptomatic.   We are currently […]

Exalta Health Nears One-Year Anniversary of Pediatric Services Launch

For Exalta Health, providing holistic health care has been an important focus since the organization’s founding as Health Intervention Services in 1996. New president Dan Takens, who came to Exalta in February 2020 after three decades in public education, including the final 11 as superintendent of Byron Center Public Schools, says that focus is one […]

February 2020 Free Dental Day Another Success

About three times a year, Exalta Health hosts a Free Dental Day. As the name suggests, the popular event sees Exalta Health staff and volunteers open the doors to anyone in need of dental care, offering free services on a first-come, first-served basis, no questions asked and no proof of income or insurance needed. The […]

Mary Chenge – NP Student

When Mary Chenge was first assigned to Exalta Health as part of her clinicals at Grand Valley, she didn’t know what to expect. But when she looked up Exalta Health online, she was encouraged. Right away she took note of five key words on the homepage: “Reflecting the spirit of Christ.” “I liked that,” she […]

Exalta Health Receives $25,000 as Part of Strengthening the Safety Net

Exalta Health president Bill Paxton and Kellie Norton, director of West Michigan & Upper Peninsula Administration Health Plan Business at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan  Exalta Health hosted a press conference in December 2019 to celebrate 47 Michigan clinics, including four in Grand Rapids, who received a total of $860,500 in funding through Blue Cross Blue […]

Cooking Matters at Exalta Health

A visitor to Exalta Health last fall might have noticed something unexpected in the air: the savory smell of food being cooked.   And not just any food. This was healthy food being prepared, a homework assignment of sorts for students in a nutrition and cooking class called Cooking Matters. The class was offered at no charge for community members and was a partnership between Exalta Health […]