Know Your Numbers - February 2010
Mercy Medical Centers of Lake, Jackson/Massillon, North Canton and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings throughout the month of February. 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 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. during the following dates:
Mercy Health Center of North Canton – Friday, February 5
6200 Whipple Ave. N.W., North Canton
(The first Friday of each month)
Mercy Health Center of Plain – Friday, February 12
1811 Schneider Ave., N.E., Canton
(The second Friday of each month)
Mercy Health Center of Jackson/Massillon – Friday, February 19
7452 Fulton Dr., N.W., Massillon
(The third Friday of each month)
Mercy Health Center of Lake – Friday, February 26
11932 King Chruch Ave. N.W., Uniontown
(The fourth Friday of each month)
No appointment is necessary and a 12-hour fast is recommended for more accurate results. For more information, contact the specific Mercy Health Center listed above. Each Mercy Health Center boasts a laboratory, and radiology/ultrasound services; with most of the facilities also offering a STATCARE Immediate Care Center, Work Health & Safety Services, physical therapy, cardiac diagnostics, exercise programs, same day surgery testing, bone density testing, mammography, Mercy physicians, and more.
Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 550 physicians on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community, including the provision of care to all, regardless of their ability to pay. For more information, see www.cantonmercy.com.