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.
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.
Canton, Ohio: Mercy Weight Management is hosting an OPTIFAST Open House from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 28 at Mercy Medical Center’s OPTIFAST classroom. Meet Mercy’s staff members, sample OPTIFAST products, and learn more about how to lose weight, adopt healthy habits, get in shape, and control diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol.
Topic: Mercy Medical Center earns this distinction for the second year in a row | Contact: Cindy Hickey
Canton, OH: State Mercy Medical Center, has again earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) prestigious ENERGY STAR, the national symbol for protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency, for the second year in a row. This signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency.
Topic: Know Your Numbers April 2011 | Contact: Cindy Hickey
Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of Lake, Jackson, Louisville and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in April. 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:
Canton, Ohio: Loss through death is certainly a human experience, but the pain of grief is unlike any other pain. Mercy Grief Support Services is offering Seeds of Hope, a free bereavement support group to help members begin the journey towards healing and wholeness.
Jackson Township, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center of Jackson has partnered with Buehler’s Fresh Foods to offer additional low-cost blood screenings to the Jackson community. These screenings will take place on Tuesday, April 5th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Pharmacy Area of Buehler’s Food Market, located at 7138 Fulton Drive N.W., Canton.
Topic: Mercy Medical Center and the Stark County District Library Partner to Hold Family Health Fair | Contact: Cindy Hickey
Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will once again partner with the Stark County District Library to offer the annual Family Health Fair and Cover the Uninsured Day on Saturday, April 9th from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Main Library location (715 Market Avenue N, Canton).
Topic: Award demonstrates Mercy’s commitment to quality care for stroke patients | Contact: Cindy Hickey
Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Mercy Stroke Center’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines.