HOSPITAL[ITY]: Warm Service, Safe Environment, Exceptional Care

WARM SERVICE | SAFE ENVIRONMENT | EXCEPTIONAL CARE At some point in your life, chances are that you have visited a hospital. Whether it was to treat a broken bone, welcome a new baby, visit a healing relative, or undergo life-saving surgery, our hospital is at the heart of the community. We are here for…

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Mercy Housekeepers are Always on the Front Lines When it Comes to Protecting Patients, Staff and Visitors from Germs

“Not all heroes wear capes. Some of them wear scrubs. Some of them wear uniforms. And some of them wear what you’re wearing right now.” – Dr. Amy Acton, director of the Ohio Health Department. Mercy’s team of 80 housekeepers are always on the front line when it comes to protecting patients, staff and visitors…

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Mercy Respiratory Therapist Facilitates Production of Intubation Box to Protect Staff During COVID-19 Pandemic

“Not all heroes wear capes. Some of them wear scrubs. Some of them wear uniforms. And some of them wear what you’re wearing right now.” – Dr. Amy Acton, director of the Ohio Health Department. Trinae Jones, a 15-year Mercy respiratory therapist, researched innovative solutions to increase protection for Mercy staff who perform procedures that…

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Mercy Manager of Clinical Engineering Implements Game-Changing Mask Sterilization Protocol

“Not all heroes wear capes. Some of them wear scrubs. Some of them wear uniforms. And some of them wear what you’re wearing right now.” – Dr. Amy Acton, director of the Ohio Department of Health. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Mercy has activated their Hospital Incident Command System (HICS). In his role as…

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Sewing and Donating Masks to Mercy

Mercy Medical Center is grateful to all individuals and organizations willing to help our caregivers, patients and community during the COVID-19 crisis. With the expected surge in coronavirus-related cases, we are taking critical steps to ensure the health, safety and well-being of all those we serve. Sewing and Donating Masks We are seeking talented individuals…

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Stroke Recovery Strengthens Health, Resolve of Mercy’s Peter McDaniel

“Not all heroes wear capes. Some of them wear scrubs. Some of them wear uniforms. And some of them wear what you’re wearing right now.” ~Dr. Amy Acton, Director, Ohio Health Department Lessons Learned From Personal Health Crisis Help During COVID-19 Disease Outbreak While he wears many hats in his job, Mercy Director of Safety…

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Peter McDaniel Command Center
A Message to Mercy Patients & Our Community

Together, we all face challenges and uncertainty. Our daily lives have changed due to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). We at Mercy Medical Center want our communities to know this is a road we will walk together with you throughout the months ahead. Cases of COVID-19 will continue to grow until late May or longer, according to…

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10 ways to manage respiratory symptoms at home

If you have fever, cough or shortness of breath, call your health care provider. They may tell you to manage your care from home. Follow these tips shared by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention as of March 22, 2020, in relation to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19): Stay home from work, school and away…

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What You Need to Know About COVID-19

This article was last updated on March 19, 2020, at 11:10 am. If you have questions regarding Coronavirus/COVID-19 please call the ODH Hotline at 1-833-4ASKODH (1-833-427-5634). Mercy Implements Visitor Restrictions Beginning Monday, March 16, 2020 and until further notice, Mercy will implement visitation restrictions for visitors in conjunction with other area hospitals to prevent the…

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