Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

May 13, 2014

Mercy Stresses Importance of Knowing Signs of Stroke

Topic: Mercy Stroke Center Encourages Community to Know the Signs of a Stroke in Recognition of National Stroke Month (May) | Contact: Cindy Hickey

If a loved one experienced the signs of a stroke, would you be able to identify them in time to save his or her life?

With a stroke, every minute, every second, counts, and in recognition of National Stroke Month, the Stroke Center at Mercy wants to make sure everyone in the community can identify the signs of a stroke.

May 08, 2014

Mercy Medical Center Offers FREE Skin Cancer Screenings

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Mercy Cancer Center is offering free skin cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of the disease.

May 07, 2014

Five Mercy Medical Center Nurses Awarded for Clinical Excellence

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

In recognition of National Nurses Week (May 6 – 12), Mercy Medical Center is honoring five of its clinical staff members with Nursing Excellence Awards. The hospital’s 2014 honorees are Cayla Ames, R.N., Mercy Intensive Care Unit; Christine Bauman, R.N., Mercy Heart Center; Stephen B.

Apr 30, 2014

Canton Resident, Kelly Bing, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Congratulations to Canton resident, Kelly Bing, who is employed in Mercy Medical Center’s central scheduling department, for being named the hospital’s February 2014 Star Performer employee. The Star Performer program is the hospital’s employee recognition and rewards program.

Apr 25, 2014

Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Alliance Community Medicare Program May 8

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Do you have questions or concerns about Medicare? Mercy Medical Center will be sponsoring a Medicare program for local seniors (or soon-to-be seniors) on Thursday, May 8th at Rodman Public Library, 215 E. Broadway St. in Alliance from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Apr 22, 2014

Mercy Medical Center is Collection Site for National Prescription Drug “Take-Back” Initiative on April 26

Topic: Prevent misuse and abuse of unwanted over-the-counter and prescription drugs. | Contact: Cindy Hickey

To help prevent the misuse of prescription drugs and address the safety and health hazards of pharmaceutical waste, Mercy Medical Center is partnering with the Stark County Sheriff Department, Canton City Police Department and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to serve as a collection site for a one-day Prescription Drug “Take-Back” Initiative on Saturday, April 26th.

Apr 17, 2014

Mercy Medical Center Offers FREE Blood Pressure & CPR Luncheon

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

As part of Minority Health Month, Mercy Heart Center will host a FREE luncheon on high blood pressure (hypertension) education and CPR Awareness. This program will take place on Saturday, April 26th at the Sherrick Road Church of God, 1121 Sherrick Road SE, Canton, from 11a.m. until 1p.m.

Apr 17, 2014

Mercy Service League Invites Community to Fundraising “Party” May 12

Topic: Proceeds will benefit Mercy General Practice Dental Residency Endowment | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Mercy Service League will hold a spring kick-off fundraising event, “Downtown at Dusk”, on Monday, May 12th at the Basil Asian Bistro in Downtown Canton (585 Market Ave., North). From 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the community is invited to join Mercy Service League as it raises money for the Mercy General Practice Dental Residency Endowment.

Apr 15, 2014

Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Medicare Options Event April 22nd

Topic: To Help Seniors Choose the Right Medicare Advantage Plan, Mercy’s Marketing Event Will Include Advantage Plan Representatives, Medicare Specialist | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a free Medicare Options Event on Tuesday, April 22nd at 9 a.m. in the Mercy Hall Amphitheater.

Apr 15, 2014

Mercy Invites Community To Zumbathon May 9th

Topic: Mercy Medical Center will offer a community Zumbathon on May 9th to benefit the American Heart Association | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Mercy Medical Center is inviting the community to a Zumbathon, on Friday, May 9th from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. inside Mercy Hall Auditorium. Zumba is the world’s largest dance fitness party with 14 million people taking Zumba classes in over 140,000 locations across the world.