Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Apr 27, 2011

Mercy Health Centers Offer Low-Cost Blood Screenings in May

Topic: Mercy Health Centers of North Canton, Lake, Jackson, Plain & Louisville Offer Low-Cost Blood Screenings Dure the Month of May | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of North Canton, Lake, Jackson, Louisville and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in May. Each facility will be offering total cholesterol screening for $2, glucose screening (blood sugar) for $2, and lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL and LDL) for $8, at their respective locations on the following dates:

Apr 25, 2011

Community Invited to Healthcare Career Advising Expo

Topic: Mercy Medical Center is co-sponsoring the Healthcare Career Advising Expo on May 21st at Southeast Community Center | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Are you looking for an exciting career in healthcare? Mercy Medical Center invites the community to take part in the Healthcare Career Advising Expo on Saturday, May 21. Held from 12 noon until 2 p.m., this expo is FREE and open to the public. No reservations are required.

Apr 25, 2011

Mercy to Present Program on Women and Heart Disease

Topic: Mercy physicians to present “Heart Disease: What Every Women Should Know and What Every Man Should Hear” on May 11th | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: More women than men die of heart disease. In fact, coronary heart disease, which causes heart attack, is the single leading cause of death for American women. Mercy Medical Center will present, “Heart Disease: What Every Women Should Know and Every Man Should Hear” on Wednesday, May 11th inside Mercy Hall Auditorium beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Apr 20, 2011

Mercy Medical Center is Site for “Welcome to Medicare: 2011” April 27

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) and the Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI) will be hosting “Welcome to Medicare: 2011” on Wednesday, April 27, beginning at 6 p.m. inside Mercy Hall at Mercy Medical Center. This program is for new and soon-to-be Medicare users who have questions and concerns about their new, different type of health insurance.

Apr 11, 2011

Mercy Sponsors Free Medicare Options Event in April

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

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a free Medicare Options Event on Tues., April 19, at 9 a.m. in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium.

Apr 08, 2011

Mercy Medical Center Selling Raffle Tickets to NASCAR Race for Minority Scholarship Fund

Topic: Raffle tickets sales will kick off on April 19th with the arrival of a NASCAR Pace Car at Mercy | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: In an effort to raise funds for its Minority Scholarship Fund, Mercy will be raffling off (2) tickets to the June 17th NASCAR race at Michigan International Speedway (MIS). The raffle ticket sales will kick-off on Tuesday, April 19th with the arrival of an official NASCAR pace car.

Apr 07, 2011

Mercy Medical Center is Collection Site for Prescription Take Back Initiative

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: 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's Office and Canton City Police Department to serve as a collection site for the United States Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) “Take-Back” Initiative on Saturday, April 30.

Apr 07, 2011

OPTIFAST® By Nestle Nutrition Names Mercy Weight Management Clinic of the Year

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: OPTIFAST® by Nestle Nutrition awarded Mercy Weight Management Clinic of the Year on Thursday, March 31 at the Nestle OPTIFAST Marketing Conference in Chicago, IL. Mercy was selected among over 400 OPTIFAST clinics nationwide, 100 of which are hospital-based.

Apr 05, 2011

Mercy Offers Cancer Support Groups in April

Topic: Mercy Cancer Center provides free support groups each month | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Whether you’re a current or former cancer patient, a caregiver, family member or friend, Mercy Medical Center’s FREE cancer support groups offer a safe place to share with others who understand.

Apr 05, 2011

Mercy Offers Seniors Free Health Event May 4

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Senior Friends is offering individuals 50 years and older a free open house and social event from 1–3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, located at 6200 Whipple Ave., N.W. Don’t gamble with your health. Stop by for free health screenings including bone density, fall prevention and blood pressure.

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