Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Jun 05, 2015

Mercy Cancer Center to Host National Cancer Survivors Day Celebration June 10

Topic: Open to ALL cancer survivors and guests, “Your Future In Focus” demonstrates how photography can be used to help deal with emotions and challenges in life | Contact: Cindy Hickey

To celebrate National Cancer Survivor Day, Mercy Cancer Center is offering Your Future in Focus on Wednesday, June 10 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. in Mercy Hall Auditorium. This is a FREE, interactive presentation for cancer survivors (plus one guest) about using photography to help deal with emotions and challenges in life.

May 29, 2015

Mercy Medical Center Aids Stroke Victims on Road to Recovery

Topic: Mercy Stroke Center Encourages Community to Understand the Effects of Stroke and Recovery Options in Recognition of Stroke Awareness Month | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Each year, 795,000 Americans suffer a new or recurrent Stroke.  On average, someone in the U.S.

May 29, 2015

Mercy Medical Center Sponsors North Canton/Lake Township Medicare Programs in June

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Do you have questions or concerns about Medicare?  Mercy Medical Center will be sponsoring Medicare programs for local seniors (or soon-to-be seniors) on Thursday, June 4th at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, 6200 Whipple Ave.

May 28, 2015

Mercy Service League Raises $200,000 for Dental Endowment Fund

Topic: Group also installs its new officers for the 2015-2016 fundraising year | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Mercy Service League Donation 2015Canton, Ohio: At its annual membership banquet, the Mercy Service League presented proceeds from the 2014 Harvest Ball – which totaled $200,000 – to Tom Cecconi, Mercy president & CEO, Dr.

May 20, 2015

Mercy Partners with Local Law Enforcement for Click It or Ticket Campaign

Topic: Stark County Agencies join together to promote seat belt use during national Click it or Ticket Campaign (May 18-31) | Contact: Cindy Hickey

In 2014, there were 44 motor vehicle collision fatalities in Stark County, which is sixty-nine-percent more than in 2013.  Sadly, seat belts were used in less than half of these accidents.

May 18, 2015

Mercy Stresses Importance of Reducing the Risk of Stroke

Topic: Mercy Stroke Center Encourages Community to Reduce its Risk of Stroke in Recognition of National Stroke Month (May) | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Did you know that stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of long-term disability?  According to the American Stroke Association, African Americans and Hispanics have a much higher risk of death from a stroke compared to Caucasians.

Knowing the risk factors of stroke is vital, but there are some risk factors that are uncontrollable.

May 14, 2015

Healthy Triplets Born to Canton Couple This Week at Mercy

Topic: Elias and Vesna Politis Become Parents of Two Boys and Girl on May 11 During 36th Week of Pregnancy | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Read more of their story on our blog. See coverage in the Canton Repository.

May 13, 2015

Sue Passmore Receives Mercy’s First Distinguished Nurse Leader Award

Topic: A Mercy Nurse Since 1968, Passmore Is Recognized for Exceptional Skills, Visionary Leadership and Compassionate Care | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Sue Passmore, Nurse Receives Leadership Award 2015, Mercy in Canton, OhioCanton, Ohio: In recognition of National Nurses Week – held each year from May 6-12 – Mercy Medical Center awarded Sue Passmore, RN, its inaugural Distinguished Nurse Leader Award, whi

May 08, 2015

Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Alliance Community Medicare Program May 14

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Do you have questions or concerns about Medicare?  Mercy Medical Center will be sponsoring a Medicare program for local seniors (or soon-to-be seniors) on Thursday, May 14th at Rodman Public Library, 215 E. Broadway St. in Alliance from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.  This program will include an informative Medicare presentation from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m.

May 08, 2015

Louisville Resident, Kelley Mohn, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Congratulations to Louisville resident, Kelley Mohn, PT, Mercy Therapy Services, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s March 2015 Star Performer employee.  The Star Performer program is the hospital’s employee recognition and rewards program.

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