Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Nov 29, 2010

Mercy Mission Outreach Receives Ronald McDonald Grant

Topic: Mercy Medical Center to use grant to help underserved children in SE Canton | Contact:

Canton, OH: Mercy Medical Center has received a Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeastern Ohio Mini Grant. The funding will allow for the purchase of Sprout Learning Backpacks to be utilized by the parents and children of Skyline Terrace, a Section 8 housing complex located in SE Canton.

Nov 29, 2010

Mercy Highlights Hospice Volunteer and East Canton Resident, Dusty Kintigh

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Canton, Ohio: East Canton resident, Dusty Kintigh, knew there was something special about her Rottweiler, Sassy. She knew that Sassy had the ability to help other people with her loving and gentle personality. “I prayed that the Lord would open doors for her to help people – she has so much more to offer than I could alone,” commented Kintigh.

Nov 24, 2010

Mercy Hospice Highlights Volunteers and Lake/Uniontown Residents, John Schorr and Kim Lieb, for Giving Comfort and Compassion to Patients, Families

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Uniontown, Ohio: Upon his retirement more than three years ago, Uniontown resident, John Schorr, began looking for something fulfilling to do with his time. Originally he wanted to transport cancer patients to chemotherapy appointments, however, fate had different plans for him, and he was directed to Mercy Hospice.

Nov 24, 2010

Mercy Hospice Volunteer and Louisville Resident Gives Comfort and Compassion to Patient, Families

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Canton, Ohio: Ten years ago, Louisville resident, Jerry McEowen lost his first wife to cancer. However, her last days, weeks and months were made comfortable for both of them by Mercy Hospice. “They were so loving and kind to us both,” remarked McEowen.

Nov 19, 2010

Mercy Hospice Volunteers Give Comfort and Compassion to Patients, Families

Topic: Mercy Medical Center highlights hospice volunteers and Massillon/Jackson residents Nora Valin and Chuck Haubert during National Hospice Month (November) | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: Nora Valin was visiting her mother at a nursing home. Across the hall, an elderly woman was dying – alone. Valin, who felt torn, says, “Someone should have been with the woman during her final moments. It felt so wrong. No one should die alone.”

Nov 17, 2010

Mercy To Offer Free Oral Cancer Screenings Dec. 16

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Canton, Ohio: Mercy Dental Services and Mercy Cancer Center are co-sponsoring free oral cancer screenings from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 16 at Mercy Dental Services. Oral cancer starts in the mouth (oral cavity), and oropharyngeal cancer develops in the throat.

Nov 16, 2010

Mercy Health Center of Carroll County Offers Low-Cost Blood Screenings November 26

Topic: Know Your Numbers | Contact:

Carrollton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center of Carroll County will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, November 26, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. The facility, located at 125 Canton Rd., Carrollton, 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.

Nov 15, 2010

Mercy Hosts FREE Medicare Options Event November 23

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

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a free Medicare Options Event on Tues., November 23, at 9 a.m. in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium.

Nov 10, 2010

Mercy Hospice Remembers Loved Ones with Annual Memorial Program

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Canton, Ohio: The staff and volunteers at Mercy Hospice have a very important job – caring for the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of terminally ill patients and their families. The caring and dedication does not necessarily end once the patient has reached the end of his or her journey in this life.