Mercy Sports Medicine Offers “Learn To Lift” Youth Clinic

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Sports Medicine staff will offer instruction on how to safely and properly begin weight training at a “Learn to Lift” youth sports clinic to be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11 at Mercy Sports Medicine, located in Mercy Health Center of North Canton. Boys and girls ages…

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Mercy Improves Patient Comfort and MRI Image Quality

Canton, Ohio:  Radiology Services at Mercy Medical Center is proud to announce the arrival of the GE Wide-Bore 1.5 Tesla MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) Scanner at its main campus.  This new MRI scanner can accommodate patients up to 500 lb, offering obese patients faster imaging with higher resolution and more detail than the typically used…

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Stark County Hospitals Issue Flu Season Visitation Alert

Canton, Ohio: The flu season has arrived in full force in Stark County and all four hospitals—Affinity Medical Center, Alliance Community Hospital, Aultman Hospital and Mercy Medical Center are issuing visitation guidelines to protect their patients. RESTRICTED VISITATION TO PROTECT OUR PATIENTS FROM INFLUENZA Until further notice, please adhere to the following visitation policy: 1….

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Mercy Weight Management Hosts OPTIFAST® Open House Jan. 14

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Weight Management is hosting an OPTIFAST® Open House from noon to 2 p.m. and 4 – 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14 at Mercy Medical Center in the Surgery Center Atrium. Meet Mercy’s staff members, sample OPTIFAST products, and learn more about how to lose weight, adopt healthy habits, get in shape,…

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Mercy’s Free Grief Support Group Begins Jan. 8

Canton, Ohio: Loss through death is certainly a human experience, but the pain of grief is unlike any other pain. Mercy Grief Support Services is offering Seeds of Hope, a free bereavement support group to help members begin the journey towards healing and wholeness. Led by qualified and experienced grief facilitators, Seeds of Hope is…

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Mercy Offers FREE Bone Density/Low-Cost Blood Screenings to Alliance Community December 19

Alliance, Ohio: Mercy Imaging of Alliance will offer FREE bone density and low-cost blood screenings on Wednesday, December 19th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The facility, located at 1401 S. Arch Ave., Alliance (inside Carnation Clinic), will be offering the bone density heel scans for FREE in addition to the following low-cost blood screenings:…

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“An Evening with Jim Tressel” to Benefit Mercy Hospice

Canton, Ohio: The community is invited to An Evening with Jim Tressel on Thursday, January 24th from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Lake High School, 1025 Lake Center St., Uniontown. Tressel currently serves as the vice president of Strategic Engagement at the University of Akron and will be holding a “meet and greet” with…

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Mercy and The Medicine Shoppe/Medicine Center Pharmacy to offer low-cost blood screenings in December

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center has partnered with local Medicine Shoppe and Medicine Center Pharmacy locations to offer low-cost blood screenings to the community during the month of December. Each location will be offering total cholesterol screening for $2, glucose screening (blood sugar) for $2, and lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL and LDL) for…

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New Philadelphia Resident, Ivan Miller, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Canton, OH – Congratulations to New Philadelphia resident, Ivan Miller, RN from Mercy Medical Center’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU), for being named Mercy’s Star Performer employee for October 2012. The Star Performer program is the hospital’s employee recognition and rewards program. Hospital employees, volunteers and staff are nominated each month for demonstrating outstanding performance, being…

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Mercy Health Centers of North Canton, Louisville, Lake, Jackson and Plain offer low-cost blood screenings in December

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

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Mercy Now Accepting Patients at Mercy Primary Care at St. Paul Square Healthcare Facility

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center is now accepting patients at its newest facility, Mercy Primary Care at St. Paul Square. Serving the healthcare needs of the residents of Northeast Canton, this facility,1459 Superior Ave. N.E., offers family medicine (Lito J. Belardo, M.D.) and/or pediatric care (Diane S. Belardo, M.D.) during the following days and times:…

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Mercy Health Center of Carroll County Earns EPA’s ENERGY STAR® for Superior Energy Efficiency

Carroll County, Ohio –Mercy Health Center of Carroll County, 125 Canton Rd., Carrollton, has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. "We are…

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Mercy Cardiac Rehabilitation Joins AACVPR Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Registry

Canton, Ohio – The Cardiac Rehabilitation program at Mercy Medical Center is proud to announce its participation in theAmerican Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Registry. The United States’ first nationwide registry of its kind, the AACVPR Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Registry offers an unparalleled opportunity to demonstrate the positive impact of cardiac…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Oral Cancer Screenings December 12

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Cancer Center is offering free oral cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of the disease. Oral cancer screenings will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12th inside Mercy Dental Services (on the second floor of the Surgery Center/Cancer Center building). Mercy dental professionals will perform…

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Mercy Earns EPA’s ENERGY STAR® for Superior Energy Efficiency

Canton, Ohio – For the fourth year in a row, Mercy Medical Center has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. "Mercy Medical…

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Mercy Health & Fitness to Hold Open House Nov. 28

Canton, Ohio – Mercy Medical Center’s Health & Fitness Center will hold an Open House on Wednesday, November 28th from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Located inside Mercy Health Center of North Canton (6200 Whipple Ave. NW, North Canton), this event is open to individuals as well as employers looking for a health and fitness…

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Mercy Health Center of Carroll County offers low-cost blood screenings Nov. 23

Carrollton, Ohio: Mercy Health Center of Carroll County will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, November 23 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…

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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Medicare Options Event November 27th

Canton, Ohio – Open Enrollment for Medicare will only run until December 7th. Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a free Medicare Options Event on Tuesday, November 27th at 9 a.m. in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium (lower level). This event, designed to help seniors choose the right Medicare Advantage Plan, will begin…

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Mercy Offers FREE Bone Density/Low-Cost Blood Screenings to Alliance Community November 21

Alliance, Ohio: Mercy Imaging of Alliance will offer FREE bone density and low-cost blood screenings on Wednesday, November 21st from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The facility, located at 1401 S. Arch Ave., Alliance (inside Carnation Clinic), will be offering the bone density heel scans for FREE in addition to the following low-cost blood screenings:…

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North Canton Resident, Lito Espinosa, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Canton, OH – Congratulations to North Canton resident, Lito Espinosa, RN for Mercy Medical Center’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU), for being named Mercy’s Star Performer employee for September 2012. The Star Performer program is the hospital’s employee recognition and rewards program. Hospital employees, volunteers and staff are nominated each month for demonstrating outstanding performance, being…

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Mercy has partnered with The Medicine Shoppe and Medicine Center Pharmacy to offer low-cost blood screenings in November

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center has partnered with local Medicine Shoppe and Medicine Center Pharmacy locations to offer low-cost blood screenings to the community during the month of November. Each location will be offering total cholesterol screening for $2, glucose screening (blood sugar) for $2, and lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL and LDL) for…

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