Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Jun 29, 2015

Mercy Offers Support for Families After Perinatal Loss

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Mercy Maternity Services is offering Hope For Healing, a new perinatal loss support group for people who have experienced the loss of a baby due to a miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death. This free, four-week support group will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on July 23 and 30 and August 6 and 13 in Mercy Medical Center’s Nursing Education Classroom.

Jun 22, 2015

Mercy Medical Center's Gursky Awarded OSHIIP Coordinator of the Year

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Terri Gursky, Mercy Senior Friends coordinator and Medicare advisor, was awarded the 2014 OSHIIP (Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program) Coordinator of the Year from the Ohio Department of Insurance.

Jun 10, 2015

Mercy Medical Center Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

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Mercy Medical Center has achieved reaccreditation for a period of three years for its adult hospital inpatient rehabilitation and adult hospital inpatient rehabilitation stroke specialty programs by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)

Jun 08, 2015

Mercy Sports Medicine to Host Summer Clinics for Athletes

Topic: These clinics are for ages 12-16 and will be held at Mercy Sports Medicine in North Canton | Contact:

Mercy Sports Medicine will be offering multiple summer clinics for athletes ages 12-16 in June and July. Each one-day clinic is $50 and will be held at Mercy Sports Medicine, 6200 Whipple Ave. NW, North Canton. Mercy’s sports enhancement staff with teach athletes how to safely execute exercises taking their abilities to the next level.

Jun 05, 2015

Mercy Cancer Center to Host National Cancer Survivors Day Celebration June 10

Topic: Open to ALL cancer survivors and guests, “Your Future In Focus” demonstrates how photography can be used to help deal with emotions and challenges in life | Contact:

To celebrate National Cancer Survivor Day, Mercy Cancer Center is offering Your Future in Focus on Wednesday, June 10 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. in Mercy Hall Auditorium. This is a FREE, interactive presentation for cancer survivors (plus one guest) about using photography to help deal with emotions and challenges in life.

May 29, 2015

Mercy Medical Center Aids Stroke Victims on Road to Recovery

Topic: Mercy Stroke Center Encourages Community to Understand the Effects of Stroke and Recovery Options in Recognition of Stroke Awareness Month | Contact:

Each year, 795,000 Americans suffer a new or recurrent Stroke.  On average, someone in the U.S.

May 29, 2015

Mercy Medical Center Sponsors North Canton/Lake Township Medicare Programs in June

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Do you have questions or concerns about Medicare?  Mercy Medical Center will be sponsoring Medicare programs for local seniors (or soon-to-be seniors) on Thursday, June 4th at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, 6200 Whipple Ave.

May 28, 2015

Mercy Service League Raises $200,000 for Dental Endowment Fund

Topic: Group also installs its new officers for the 2015-2016 fundraising year | Contact:

Mercy Service League Donation 2015Canton, Ohio: At its annual membership banquet, the Mercy Service League presented proceeds from the 2014 Harvest Ball – which totaled $200,000 – to Tom Cecconi, Mercy president & CEO, Dr.

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.