Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

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:

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:

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:

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:

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

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

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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.

May 08, 2015

Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Alliance Community Medicare Program May 14

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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 07, 2015

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:

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.

Know the Signs

May 06, 2015

Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic May 26

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Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26 at Mercy Health Center of Jackson, located at 7337 Caritas Circle, NW, 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 05, 2015

Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings May 18

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

May 05, 2015

Five Mercy Nurses Awarded for Clinical Excellence

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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 2015 honorees are Stacy Bauman, RN, Mercy Heart Center; Allyssa DeLuca, RN, Mercy Intensive Care Unit; Jamie Harig, RN, Mercy Emergency Department; Janet Henning, RN, Mercy Patient Education and Testing; and Theresa M.