Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Sep 17, 2008

Mercy Sponsors October Career Advising Expo

Topic: Hospital Joins Coming Together Stark County, Greater Stark County Urban League in Providing Career Assistance for Minorities | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center, Coming Together Stark County and the Greater Stark County Urban League will sponsor the Career Advising Expo on Sat., Oct. 11, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Southeast Community Center ("Peel" Coleman Center), 1400 Sherrick Rd. S.E. in Canton.

The event is free and open to the public, and no reservations are required. Light refreshments will be served.

Sep 17, 2008

SilverSneakers® Fitness Program Hosts Open House

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Members of select AARP and Aetna Advantage Plans can now join Anthem and Humana enrollees in taking advantage of the SilverSneakers® Fitness Program at Mercy Health & Fitness Center. At no cost, eligible seniors can take advantage of the center's equipment and classes to increase their strength, range of motion, balance and agility.

Sep 15, 2008

Interfaith Prayer Service Will Mark Mercy's Centennial

Topic: September 24 Event Will Include Several Area Faith Traditions, Reflecting Hospital's Mission to Care for All | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center invites the community to celebrate the hospital's 100th anniversary during an interfaith prayer service on Wed., Sept. 24, at 5:30 p.m. in McKinley High School's Umstattd Hall in Canton. The service will be followed by a reception for the whole family in the school's cafeteria.

Sep 10, 2008

Centennial Harvest Ball To Celebrate 100 Years Of Community Support For Mercy

Topic: Mercy Service League's October Event Will Raise Funds for New I.C.U. | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: In celebration of 100 years of community support for Mercy Medical Center, the Mercy Service League has themed its fundraising gala the Centennial Harvest Ball, to be held Sat., Oct. 18, at the Canton Memorial Civic Center.

Sep 09, 2008

Mercy Offers Free Diabetes Support Group

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Mercy Medical Center’s Diabetes Education Program is offering a free adult and pediatric diabetes support group from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18 at Mercy Medical Center in the Ambulatory Care Center Auditorium. Guest speaker Arvind Y. Krishna, M.D., endocrinologist, will discuss ways patients can better manage diabetes in their daily lives.

Sep 03, 2008

Mercy Health & Fitness Center Offers Cardio-Kickboxing

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health & Fitness Center offers Cardio-Kickboxing classes from 7 – 8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22 – Monday, Oct. 13 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, located at 6200 Whipple Avenue.

Aug 27, 2008

Mercy To Unveil Centennial Exhibit At Jülz

Topic: Display to Feature Historical Photos, Memorabilia and Collages that Reflect a Century of Compassionate Health Care | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will unveil "One Mission, One Century" – an exhibit featuring historical photos, archival articles and memorabilia of its first 100 years – during a special reception in conjunction with the Mercy Service League on Fri., Sept. 5, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Jülz by Alan Rodriguez, 220 Market Ave. N. in downtown Canton.

Aug 21, 2008

Free Prostate Cancer Screening

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center is offering free prostate cancer screenings on Monday, Sept. 15 beginning at 6 p.m. at Mercy Cancer Center, located at 1320 Mercy Drive, NW, in Canton. Screenings are available for men 50 years of age and older who are not currently under the care of a urologist. African American men 45 years and older are eligible for the screening.

Aug 20, 2008

Mercy Sponsors Free Medicare Fair In September

Topic: Fair Will Feature Advantage Plan Representatives and Mercy's Medicare Advisor | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will sponsor a Medicare Fair that is free and open to the public on Tues., Sept. 2, in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium, Lower Level.

Aug 13, 2008

Mercy Offers Suicide Risk Assessment Workshop

Topic: Program to Feature Dr. Phillip Resnick, a Nationally Recognized Authority on Forensic Psychiatry | Contact: Cindy Hickey


Canton, Ohio: In recognition of National Suicide Prevention Week (Sept. 7 – 13), Mercy Medical Center Behavioral Health will sponsor a two-hour suicide risk assessment workshop for professionals and community members on Wed., Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Mercy Hall Auditorium.