Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Jan 15, 2015

Want to Become a Mercy Hospice Volunteer? Training Begins January 27

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Mercy Hospice volunteers are special people who are trained to support terminally ill patients and their families. If you’d like to become a Mercy Hospice volunteer, training classes begin Tuesday, Jan 27 at Mercy Homecare & Hospice offices, located at 4369 Whipple, Ave., in Canton.

Jan 15, 2015

Mercy Sports Medicine to Host Coaches Clinic Feb. 24

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Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, located at 6200 Whipple Ave., N.W., North Canton. 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.

Jan 13, 2015

Mercy Service League Invites Community to Souper Bowl Fundraising Event on January 25

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Mercy Service League will host a soup tasting fundraising event, “Souper Bowl” on Sunday, January 25th, from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., at Meyer’s Lake Ballroom, 3218 Parkway St. NW, Canton, Ohio 44708.

Jan 12, 2015

Uniontown Resident, Tonia Yost-Fullmer, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

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Congratulations to Uniontown resident, Tonia Yost-Fullmer, licensed social worker, Mercy Regional Rehabilitation Center, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s October 2014 Star Performer employee. The Star Performer program is the hospital’s employee recognition and rewards program.

Jan 01, 2015

Recommendations in Seeking Care for Flu-like Illness

Topic: CDC Officially Declares Flu an Epidemic | Contact:

Flu info from CDC | Mercy Medical Center Canton Ohio

Dec 22, 2014

Mercy Receives 2014 Healthy Worksite Silver Award from Ohio Department of Health

Topic: For Sixth Time, Hospital Recognized for Its Comprehensive Worksite Health Promotion and Wellness Programs | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: In recognition of Mercy Medical Center’s commitment to employee health through comprehensive worksite health promotion and wellness programs, the Ohio Department of Health’s Healthy Ohio Business Council has awarded the hospital a 2014 Silver Healthy Ohio – Health Worksite Award. Mercy has garnered this award six times at either a bronze or silver level.

Dec 16, 2014

Australian Woman with Rare Heart Tumor Receives Life-saving, Bloodless Surgery from Mercy Heart Surgeon

Topic: Jehovah’s Witness Travels More Than 11,000 Miles for Care from Canton, Ohio-based Mercy Cardiovascular Institute’s Associate Physician with Extensive Bloodless Heart Surgery Experience | Contact:


Dec 10, 2014

Achieve Your Healthy Weight in 2015

Topic: Attend Mercy's Weight Management Open House on Jan. 12 | Contact:

Mercy Weight Management now offers more options to help you achieve your healthy weight. Learn more about OPTIFAST®, HMR® Healthy Solutions, and other weight loss programs at Mercy’s next open house to be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on January 12, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Mercy Hall.

Dec 04, 2014

Mercy Heart Center Receives Get with the Guidelines Heart Failure Bronze Award

Topic: Hospital Recognized for Implementing Heart Association, Cardiology Foundation Quality Improvement Measures with Treatment of Heart Failure Patients | Contact:

GWTG bronze heart failure award | Canton Mercy Medical CenterCanton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Heart Center recently received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement Award.

Nov 25, 2014

Mercy Health Centers of Louisville, Lake, Jackson, North Canton and Plain offer low-cost blood screenings in December

Topic: Know Your Numbers | Contact:

Mercy Health Centers of Louisville, Lake, Jackson, North Canton and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in December. 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: