Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Aug 27, 2009

Mercy Support Group To Focus On Role Of Alert Service Dogs For Children With Diabetes

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: “Understanding Diabetes and the Role of an Alert Service Dog” is the topic of Mercy Medical Center’s pediatric diabetes support group to be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17 at Mercy Medical Center’s Ambulatory Care Center Auditorium. Diabetes alert service dogs are trained to identify the onset of hypoglycemia in people with insulin-dependent diabetes.

Aug 24, 2009

Mercy Hospice Seeks Volunteers

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, OH: Mercy Medical Center Hospice is seeking office assistant, fundraising, respite, and “11th hour” volunteers. A project coordinator for fundraising events will assist Mercy Hospice staff with fundraising efforts, which raise money for patients and their families.

Aug 20, 2009

Mercy Medical Center is Seeking Gift Shop, Information Desk and Patient Transport Volunteers

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center’s Volunteer Department is currently seeking individuals to serve the Mercy Gift Shop, lobby information desks and as patient transporters. Gift shop responsibilities include assisting with telephone orders, stocking merchandise, using a cash register and assisting customers. Volunteer service hours are flexible, and a meal benefit is provided.

Aug 19, 2009

Mercy Earns ENERGY STAR Designation

Topic: Medical center is one of two Ohio hospitals – and only 87 nationwide – to achieve the national mark of excellence in energy performance | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently earned the ENERGY STAR designation – the national mark of excellence in energy performance – from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy's joint program. Mercy is one of only two hospitals in Ohio and 87 nationwide to be awarded this distinction.

Aug 14, 2009

Mercy Regional Rehabilitation Center Achieves CARF Reaccreditation

Topic: CARF again gives accreditation following rigorous peer review process and on-site evaluation | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Regional Rehabilitation Center recently achieved a three-year reaccreditation from CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities). This designation – the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization – confirms the rehabilitation center’s continued commitment to therapeutic excellence.

Aug 13, 2009

Mercy Boutique Partners With Stark MRDD, TWI To Promote Local Artists

Topic: Unique, handmade gift items highlight creativity, capabilities of TWI artists | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Boutique, in partnership with Stark County Board of MRDD and The Workshops Inc. (TWI), now offers a line of handcrafted gift items made by local TWI artists. This partnership is the first of its kind between a local gift shop and TWI, which employs individuals age 22 and older with developmental disabilities.

Aug 12, 2009

Hair Salon to Offer Haircuts for Hospice Fundraising Event

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Reflections Artistic Salon, Inc., located at 4938 Everhard Rd. in Canton, is offering $12 haircuts for men, women and children from 3–7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 31 with 100 percent of the proceeds to benefit Mercy Hospice.

Aug 11, 2009

Mercy Health & Fitness Center Offers Exercise Classes

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health & Fitness Center, located at 6200 Whipple Ave., NW, offers classes for adults of all fitness levels and ages. Extending the benefits of physical fitness to non-traditional exercisers–including people with obesity, diabetes, heart disease, pulmonary disease and other chronic conditions–the center’s experienced staff offers a variety of exercise classes.

Aug 11, 2009

Mercy Offers Grief Support Group

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

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.



Aug 04, 2009

Dance for Fitness

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health & Fitness Center is offering a new class for seniors this fall. Incorporating different styles of dance, instructor Jack Wadsworth will teach a variety of steps while helping you increase your fitness level. The class will be held from 10–11 a.m. on Tuesdays, Sept. 8, 15, 22 and 29 at Mercy Health & Fitness Center, located at 6200 Whipple Ave. N.W.

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