Our Mission

Providing quality healthcare to the families and communities we serve.

Our Vision

Mackinac Straits Health System will be a destination health system, delivering the best care and investing in community wellness.

Our Values

Teamwork, Integrity, Compassion, Excellence, and Respect

Several  Convenient Locations for Care in the Straits Area

Mackinac Straits Hospital

(including Physical Therapy, Surgical Services, St. Ignace Medical Clinic, ER/Fast Care, Oncology, Tribal Health Clinic and Evergreen Living Center)

1140 North State Street
St. Ignace, MI 49781

24 Hour Emergency Care

Fast Care is also Open 7 Days a Week

1140 North State Street
St. Ignace, MI 49781

Clinic Locations

Bois Blanc Island


Mackinaw City

Mackinac Island

St. Ignace

Mackinac Straits Health System

Our new hospital is an incredible community achievement that will pay health care dividends for generations over many decades into the future. Its clinical features are high-tech and its patient amenities are unparalleled. If you haven’t seen the new hospital we invite you to make a point of arranging a tour.

Mackinac Straits Health System Medical Staff

300+ Staff

65,000+ Patients Served Annually

$3,500,000+ Raised Last Year

New Patients

It’s easy to get started at one of our facilities. Once you have scheduled your appointment you can securely fill out your initial paperwork online.

We’re Hiring

Take a look at our job postings. We are currently looking for experienced registered nurses and other staff for our locations.

Did you know, MSHS is a non-profit organization?

Our team focuses on providing the best, most innovative care, as cost effectively as possible. We do a handful of fundraiser events a year and also accept direct donations that help fund additional equipment and innovations and provide those desperately in need of care with more options. We hope that you participate in one of our events or show your thanks with a small donation.

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Jewel At Mackinac Golf Tournament

This traditional event is one of the most popular of the year on Mackinac Island. Proceeds help the Mackinac Straits Health Foundation. Make plans to be part of it next year! Save the date for the 20th Jewel at Mackinac – Thursday, August 25, 2022. Call (906) 328-0006.

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Mackinac Straits Health System and MidMichigan Health Announce Affiliation

ST. IGNACE and MIDLAND, Mich. – Mackinac Straits Health System (MSHS) and MidMichigan Health jointly announced a formal affiliation between the two organizations that will address technology (IT) and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) needs. Karen Cheeseman, MSHS president and chief executive officer says the organization has identified a critical need for IT infrastructure and an […]

Drs. Smith and Harburn Honored!

Two well-known physicians were recently honored after announcing their retirement. Edward Smith, MD and Todd Harburn, DO have played key leadership roles with Mackinac Straits Health System. Dr. Smith officially retired this summer after more than 33 years of treating patients in the Eastern Upper Peninsula. His career started in St. Ignace working in the […]

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