Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Apr 08, 2011

Mercy Medical Center Selling Raffle Tickets to NASCAR Race for Minority Scholarship Fund

Topic: Raffle tickets sales will kick off on April 19th with the arrival of a NASCAR Pace Car at Mercy | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: In an effort to raise funds for its Minority Scholarship Fund, Mercy will be raffling off (2) tickets to the June 17th NASCAR race at Michigan International Speedway (MIS). The raffle ticket sales will kick-off on Tuesday, April 19th with the arrival of an official NASCAR pace car.

Apr 07, 2011

OPTIFAST® By Nestle Nutrition Names Mercy Weight Management Clinic of the Year

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Canton, Ohio: OPTIFAST® by Nestle Nutrition awarded Mercy Weight Management Clinic of the Year on Thursday, March 31 at the Nestle OPTIFAST Marketing Conference in Chicago, IL. Mercy was selected among over 400 OPTIFAST clinics nationwide, 100 of which are hospital-based.

Apr 07, 2011

Mercy Medical Center is Collection Site for Prescription Take Back Initiative

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Canton, Ohio: 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's Office and Canton City Police Department to serve as a collection site for the United States Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) “Take-Back” Initiative on Saturday, April 30.

Apr 05, 2011

Mercy Offers Cancer Support Groups in April

Topic: Mercy Cancer Center provides free support groups each month | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: Whether you’re a current or former cancer patient, a caregiver, family member or friend, Mercy Medical Center’s FREE cancer support groups offer a safe place to share with others who understand.

Apr 05, 2011

Mercy Offers Seniors Free Health Event May 4

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North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Senior Friends is offering individuals 50 years and older a free open house and social event from 1–3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, located at 6200 Whipple Ave., N.W. Don’t gamble with your health. Stop by for free health screenings including bone density, fall prevention and blood pressure.

Apr 05, 2011

Mercy Hosts OPTIFAST Open House April 28

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Canton, Ohio: Mercy Weight Management is hosting an OPTIFAST Open House from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 28 at Mercy Medical Center’s OPTIFAST classroom. Meet Mercy’s staff members, sample OPTIFAST products, and learn more about how to lose weight, adopt healthy habits, get in shape, and control diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol.

Apr 04, 2011

Mercy Earns EPA’s ENERGY STAR® for Superior Energy Efficiency

Topic: Mercy Medical Center earns this distinction for the second year in a row | Contact:

Canton, OH: State Mercy Medical Center, has again earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) prestigious ENERGY STAR, the national symbol for protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency, for the second year in a row. This signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency.

Mar 30, 2011

Mercy Health Centers of Lake, Jackson, Louisville and Plain Offer Low-Cost Blood Screenings in April

Topic: Know Your Numbers April 2011 | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of Lake, Jackson, Louisville and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in April. Each facility will be offering total cholesterol screening for $2, glucose screening (blood sugar) for $2, and lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL and LDL) for $8, at their respective locations on the following dates:

Mar 28, 2011

Mercy Offers FREE Grief Support Group to Begin July 5

Topic: Not Available | Contact:

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.

Mar 24, 2011

Mercy Health Center of Jackson Partners with Buehler's Fresh Foods to Bring Additional Low-Cost Blood Screening to Jackson April 5

Topic: Know Your Numbers | Contact:

Jackson Township, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center of Jackson has partnered with Buehler’s Fresh Foods to offer additional low-cost blood screenings to the Jackson community. These screenings will take place on Tuesday, April 5th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Pharmacy Area of Buehler’s Food Market, located at 7138 Fulton Drive N.W., Canton.