Mercy to Offer Free Education Program on Health & Wellness
Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will present A Healthier You in 2010, a free community education program, on Wed., Jan. 27, at 6:30 p.m. inside Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County, 1031 West High Ave., in New Philadelphia.
The featured speaker will be L. Bruce Hensley, D.O., Medical Director of Mercy’s Work, Health & Safety Services. Dr. Hensley will present on various wellness and nutrition topics to keep participants healthy in 2010. Rich Ligmanowski, Fitness Specialist for Mercy Medical Center, will also present the basics of how to start a fitness routine for the New Year. Attend this program and learn how to live a healthier lifestyle in the coming year. After the program, tours of the physical therapy/fitness center will be available.
This event is free but reservations are requested. Seats may be reserved by calling the Mercy Healthcare Connection at 330-489-1333 or 1-800-223-8662. The Tuscarawas County facility boasts a STATCARE Immediate Care Center, Work Health & Safety Services, laboratory, physical therapy, cardiac diagnostics, fitness/massage services, and a full line of radiology services.
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.