Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

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

Apr 29, 2011

More Than 450 Participate in Family Health Fair/Cover the Uninsured Event

Topic: Mercy Medical Center again offers FREE health screenings and information at annual event | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center once again served as co-sponsor for the annual Family Health Fair/Cover the Uninsured event, held at the Stark County District Library on April 9th from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m.

Apr 29, 2011

Mercy Brings FREE Bone Density/Low-Cost Blood Screenings to Alliance Community

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

Alliance, Ohio: Mercy Imaging of Alliance will offer FREE bone density and low-cost blood screenings on Wednesday, May 11th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The facility, located at 1401 S.

Apr 27, 2011

Mercy Health Centers Offer Low-Cost Blood Screenings in May

Topic: Mercy Health Centers of North Canton, Lake, Jackson, Plain & Louisville Offer Low-Cost Blood Screenings Dure the Month of May | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

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

Apr 25, 2011

Mercy to Present Program on Women and Heart Disease

Topic: Mercy physicians to present “Heart Disease: What Every Women Should Know and What Every Man Should Hear” on May 11th | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: More women than men die of heart disease. In fact, coronary heart disease, which causes heart attack, is the single leading cause of death for American women. Mercy Medical Center will present, “Heart Disease: What Every Women Should Know and Every Man Should Hear” on Wednesday, May 11th inside Mercy Hall Auditorium beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Apr 25, 2011

Community Invited to Healthcare Career Advising Expo

Topic: Mercy Medical Center is co-sponsoring the Healthcare Career Advising Expo on May 21st at Southeast Community Center | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: Are you looking for an exciting career in healthcare? Mercy Medical Center invites the community to take part in the Healthcare Career Advising Expo on Saturday, May 21. Held from 12 noon until 2 p.m., this expo is FREE and open to the public. No reservations are required.

Apr 20, 2011

Mercy Medical Center is Site for “Welcome to Medicare: 2011” April 27

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

Canton, Ohio: The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) and the Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI) will be hosting “Welcome to Medicare: 2011” on Wednesday, April 27, beginning at 6 p.m. inside Mercy Hall at Mercy Medical Center. This program is for new and soon-to-be Medicare users who have questions and concerns about their new, different type of health insurance.

Apr 11, 2011

Mercy Sponsors Free Medicare Options Event in April

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., April 19, at 9 a.m. in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium.

Apr 08, 2011

Mercy Medical Center Selling Raffle Tickets to NASCAR Race for Minority Scholarship Fund

Topic: Raffle tickets sales will kick off on April 19th with the arrival of a NASCAR Pace Car at Mercy | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: In an effort to raise funds for its Minority Scholarship Fund, Mercy will be raffling off (2) tickets to the June 17th NASCAR race at Michigan International Speedway (MIS). The raffle ticket sales will kick-off on Tuesday, April 19th with the arrival of an official NASCAR pace car.

Apr 07, 2011

Mercy Medical Center is Collection Site for Prescription Take Back Initiative

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 is partnering 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.

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