Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

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 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 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

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.

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