Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

May 16, 2011

Mercy Awards Minority Scholarships for 2011

Topic: Mercy Recognizes the Four Recipients of the Mercy Medical Center Minority Scholarship Fund | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: Four Canton City School students moved one step closer to making their educational endeavors a reality thanks to Mercy Medical Center’s Minority Scholarship Fund. These deserving students were recognized at the Greater Stark County Urban League Luncheon held on May 11th at the Southeast Community Center.

May 16, 2011

Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings

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

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Cancer Center is offering free skin cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of the disease.

May 11, 2011

Mercy Awards Five Nursing Excellence Awards for 2011

Topic: Five Clinical Excellence Awards and a Cameo of Caring Award Are Presented in Recognition of National Nurses Week | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center is proud to announce the recipients of the Nursing Clinical Excellence Award, which include Hannah Abdul, R.N., 5 Main Telemetry/Pediatrics, Beth Bailey, R.N.,PACU (Post Anesthesia Care Unit), Chris Moore, R.N., 9 Main (Telemetry), Tricia Trissel, R.N., OR (operating room), Katie Harvey, R.N., CVSICU.

May 11, 2011

Mercy Medical Center Opens New Cardiac Diagnostic Department

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

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently opened a newly renovated, state-of-the-art Cardiac Diagnostic Department. The new department, located on the second floor of Mercy’s Surgery Center, offers a convenient, comfortable and relaxing setting for cardiac diagnostics, combined with the most up-to-date, high-tech diagnostic equipment.

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

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