Mercy Offers FREE Bone Density/Low-Cost Blood Screenings to Alliance Community November 21

Nov 13, 2012

Mercy Offers FREE Bone Density/Low-Cost Blood Screenings to Alliance Community November 21

Topic: Mercy Imaging of Alliance offers health screenings the third Wednesday of each month | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Alliance, Ohio: Mercy Imaging of Alliance will offer FREE bone density and low-cost blood screenings on Wednesday, November 21st from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The facility, located at 1401 S. Arch Ave., Alliance (inside Carnation Clinic), will be offering the bone density heel scans for FREE in addition to the following low-cost blood screenings: total cholesterol screening for $2, glucose screening (blood sugar) for $2, and lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL and LDL) for $8. These screenings are offered the third Wednesday of each month.

These health screenings are open to the Alliance and surrounding communities. No appointment is necessary (walk-ins are welcome) and a 12-hour fast is recommended for more accurate results. For more information, contact Mercy Imaging of Alliance at 330-821-8460.

About Mercy Imaging of Alliance

Located inside the Carnation Clinic at 1401 S. Arch Ave., Mercy Imaging of Alliance offers radiologic services to the Alliance community, including computerized tomography (CT) and open MRI. The Alliance facility houses Mercy Medical Center's ONLY open MRI, giving claustrophobic patients an alternative to traditional MRI scans. For more information, please call Mercy Imaging of Alliance at 330-821-8460.

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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