Mercy Heart Center To Offer FREE Blood Screenings February 6

Feb 01, 2013

Mercy Heart Center To Offer FREE Blood Screenings February 6

Topic: These screenings will be offered at Mercy Health Center of Jackson as part of Mercy’s Heart Month activities. | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, OH: Mercy Heart Center will be offering FREE blood screenings (cholesterol and blood sugar/glucose) and blood pressure checks to the community on Wednesday, February 6th from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Mercy Health Center of Jackson, 7337 Caritas Circle NW, Massillon. Walk-ins are welcome, no appointment is needed, and a 12-hour fast is recommended for more accurate results.

Through its partnership with the American Heart Association, and its support of the organization’s Go Red for Women initiative, Mercy Heart Center will be offering many heart-related programs and events to the community during February (American Heart Month) and throughout 2013. For a complete listing of these programs, and to see how you can become involved in the Go Red for Women initiative, visit cantonmercy.org/GoRed.

About Mercy Medical Center
Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carroll County, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see cantonmercy.org.

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