Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

May 10, 2011

Mercy Health Run Classic To Be Held May 14

Topic: Not Available | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

North Canton, Ohio: As part of Mercy Medical Center’s commitment to the promotion of health and physical fitness in the community, Mercy Sports Medicine will once again host the annual Mercy Health Run Classic on Saturday, May 14. This 5k road-race will begin at 8:30 a.m.

May 10, 2011

Mercy Collects Record Numbers During April 30 Prescription Take Back Event

Topic: Not Available | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: To help prevent the misuse of prescription drugs and address the safety and health hazards of pharmaceutical waste, Mercy Medical Center partnered with the Stark County Sheriff's Office and Canton City Police Department to serve as a collection site for the United States Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) “Take-Back” Initiative on Saturday, April 30.

May 09, 2011

Mercy Stresses Importance of Reducing the Risk of a Stroke

Topic: Mercy Stroke Center Encourages Community to Reduce its Risk of Stroke in Recognition of National Stroke Month (May) | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: Did you know that stroke is the third-leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of long-term disability? According to the American Stroke Association, African Americans are at twice the risk of first-ever strokes compared to Caucasians, and they have a higher death rate from stroke as well.

May 06, 2011

Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County offers low-cost blood screenings May 13-14

Topic: Know Your Numbers | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

New Philadelphia, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center of Tuscarawas County will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, May 13 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. and Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

May 06, 2011

Mercy Sponsors FREE Medicare Options Event May 17

Topic: To Help Seniors Choose the Right Medicare Advantage Plan, Mercy’s Marketing Event Will Include Advantage Plan Representatives, Medicare Specialist | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a free Medicare Options Event on Tues., May 17, at 9 a.m. in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium.

May 05, 2011

Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County Offers Coloring Contest

Topic: Coloring contest runs from May 1st until June 1st for all children in grades 3-6 | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

May 04, 2011

Mercy Volunteer Awarded OSHIIP Rookie Volunteer of the Year

Topic: Not Available | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center volunteer Joan Garner was recently named Ohio Department of Insurance OSHIIP (Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program) Rookie Volunteer of the Year. Garner, a Canton resident and volunteer since 2009 has over 45 client contacts this year.

May 04, 2011

Mercy Service League Invites Community to Fundraising “Party” May 19

Topic: Proceeds will benefit the expansion and renovation of Mercy Medical Center’s Emergency Department | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Service League will hold a spring kick-off fundraising event, “Downtown at Dusk”, on Thursday, May 19th at the Brownstone Steakhouse in Downtown Canton (5585 Market Ave., North). From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., the community is invited to join the Mercy Service League as it raises money for the expansion and renovation of Mercy Medical Center’s Emergency Department.

May 03, 2011

Mercy Seeks New Volunteers

Topic: Not Available | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center is currently seeking volunteers to serve at the medical center’s information desk, patient transport, emergency, human resources, information services, mail room and volunteer services departments. Training will be provided for all positions.

May 02, 2011

Mercy Stresses Importance of Knowing the Signs of a Stroke

Topic: Mercy Stroke Center Encourages Community to Know the Signs of a Stroke in Recognition of National Stroke Month (May) | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: 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

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