Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

May 20, 2014

Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic May 27

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Not Available

Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27 at Mercy Health Center of Jackson, located at 7337 Caritas Circle, N.W., Massillon. The cost of the clinic is $20, and each coach attending will be able to apply for the state permit upon completion of the clinic.

May 20, 2014

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 fourth-leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of long-term disability?

According to the American Stroke Association, African Americans have a much higher risk of death from a stroke compared to Caucasians.

Uncontrollable Risk Factors for Stroke:

• Increase in age

May 19, 2014

Canton Resident, Janay Johnson, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Congratulations to Canton resident, Janay Johnson, food & nutrition services, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s Star Performer employee for March 2014. The Star Performer program is the hospital’s employee recognition and rewards program.

May 13, 2014

Mercy Stresses Importance of Knowing Signs of Stroke

Topic: Mercy Stroke Center Encourages Community to Know the Signs of a Stroke in Recognition of National Stroke Month (May) | Contact: Cindy Hickey

If a loved one experienced the signs of a stroke, would you be able to identify them in time to save his or her life?

With a stroke, every minute, every second, counts, and in recognition of National Stroke Month, the Stroke Center at Mercy wants to make sure everyone in the community can identify the signs of a stroke.

May 08, 2014

Mercy Medical Center Offers FREE Skin Cancer Screenings

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Mercy Cancer Center is offering free skin cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of the disease.

May 07, 2014

Five Mercy Medical Center Nurses Awarded for Clinical Excellence

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

In recognition of National Nurses Week (May 6 – 12), Mercy Medical Center is honoring five of its clinical staff members with Nursing Excellence Awards. The hospital’s 2014 honorees are Cayla Ames, R.N., Mercy Intensive Care Unit; Christine Bauman, R.N., Mercy Heart Center; Stephen B.

Apr 30, 2014

Canton Resident, Kelly Bing, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Congratulations to Canton resident, Kelly Bing, who is employed in Mercy Medical Center’s central scheduling department, for being named the hospital’s February 2014 Star Performer employee. The Star Performer program is the hospital’s employee recognition and rewards program.

Apr 25, 2014

Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Alliance Community Medicare Program May 8

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 8th at Rodman Public Library, 215 E. Broadway St. in Alliance from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Apr 22, 2014

Mercy Medical Center is Collection Site for National Prescription Drug “Take-Back” Initiative on April 26

Topic: Prevent misuse and abuse of unwanted over-the-counter and prescription drugs. | Contact: Cindy Hickey

To help prevent the misuse of prescription drugs and address the safety and health hazards of pharmaceutical waste, Mercy Medical Center is partnering with the Stark County Sheriff Department, Canton City Police Department and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to serve as a collection site for a one-day Prescription Drug “Take-Back” Initiative on Saturday, April 26th.

Apr 17, 2014

Mercy Medical Center Offers FREE Blood Pressure & CPR Luncheon

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

As part of Minority Health Month, Mercy Heart Center will host a FREE luncheon on high blood pressure (hypertension) education and CPR Awareness. This program will take place on Saturday, April 26th at the Sherrick Road Church of God, 1121 Sherrick Road SE, Canton, from 11a.m. until 1p.m.

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