Mercy Offers Coaches Clinic Sept. 21

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, located at 6200 Whipple Ave., N.W. The cost of the Clinic is $20, and each coach attending will be able to apply for the state permit upon completion…

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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Medicare Programs in September

Canton, Ohio – Mercy Medical Center will be sponsoring the following educational Medicare events for local seniors (or soon-to-be seniors) in September: Community Medicare Check-Up – Mercy Health Center of North Canton Mercy Health Center of North Canton (6200 Whipple Ave. NW, North Canton) is hosting a community Medicare Check-Up event on Tuesday, September 13th…

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

Alliance, Ohio: Mercy Imaging of Alliance will offer FREE bone density and low-cost blood screenings on Wednesday, September 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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Mercy to Present Program on Hip Pain September 22

  Canton, Ohio: Between 200,000 and 300,000 hip replacement operations are performed in the United States each year. Join Mercy Medical Center and Anthony Pentz, M.D., orthopaedic surgeon, OMNI Orthopaedics, for a FREE hip pain seminar on Thursday, September 22nd at 6 p.m. This community program will be held inside Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County, 1031…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Prostate Cancer Screenings September 12

Mercy Cancer Center is offering free prostate cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of the disease, which is one of the most common cancers in American men. Prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing and digital examinations will be scheduled beginning at 6 p.m. inside Mercy’s Outpatient Infusion Center on Monday, September 12th David G….

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

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

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Mercy to Present Program on Hip Pain September 8

Canton, Ohio: Between 200,000 and 300,000 hip replacement operations are performed in the United States each year. Join Mercy Medical Center and Anthony Pentz, M.D., orthopaedic surgeon, OMNI Orthopaedics, for a FREE hip pain seminar on Thursday, September 8th at 6 p.m. This community program will be held inside the Hampton Inn Newcomerstown, located at…

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Mercy Medical Center Honors Local EMS

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center hosted its appreciation dinner for local emergency medical squads (EMS) on August 18. Several hundred were in attendance for the annual event. Guest speakers were New York City firefighters Nicholas Mincone and James Ervolino, who discussed their personal experience during the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center. Mercy…

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Mercy Medical Center Volunteer Openings Fall 2011

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center is currently seeking volunteers to serve at the medical center’s information desks, patient transport, gift shop, boutique, patient flower delivery and mail room departments. Training will be provided for all positions. Information desk volunteers need to have computer knowledge, good telephone etiquette and good customer service skills. Positions are available…

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Mercy Offers Free Grief Support Group to Begin Sept. 6

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 Medical Center Sponsors Medicare Programs August 16

Canton, Ohio – Mercy Medical Center will be sponsoring the following educational Medicare events for local seniors (or soon-to-be seniors) on August 16: Community Medicare Check-Up – Louisville Public Library The Louisville Public Library (700 Lincoln Ave., Louisville) is hosting a community Medicare Check-Up event on Tuesday, August 16th from 10am – 3pm. A representative…

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Mercy Offers FREE Bone Density/Low-Cost Blood Screenings to Alliance Community August 17

Alliance, Ohio: Mercy Imaging of Alliance will offer FREE bone density and low-cost blood screenings on Wednesday, August 17th 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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Mercy to Present Program on Hip Pain August 25

Canton, Ohio: Between 200,000 and 300,000 hip replacement operations are performed in the United States each year. Join Mercy Medical Center and Anthony Pentz, M.D., orthopaedic surgeon, OMNI Orthopaedics, for a FREE hip pain seminar on Thursday, August 25th at 6 p.m. This community program will be held inside the Stark County District Library Lake…

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Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County Offers Low-Cost Blood Screenings August 12-13

New Philadelphia, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center of Tuscarawas County will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, August 12th from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. and Saturday, August 13th from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The facility, located at 1031 West High Ave., New Philadelphia, will be offering total cholesterol screening for $2, glucose screening (blood…

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Mercy Hospice to Hold Fundraising Garage Sale August 11-13

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Hospice will hold a garage sale on Thursday and Friday (August 11-12) from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and on Saturday (August 13) from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Shakertown Plaza Lot, 5862 Fulton. All proceeds from the garage sale will benefit Mercy Hospice and the services it…

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Dr. Wood Joins Mercy Cardiovascular Institute

Canton, Ohio: Gregory J. Wood, D.O., interventional cardiologist, has joined the Mercy Cardiovascular Institute (MCI). Board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology, Dr. Wood is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions and the American College of Osteopathic Internists. Dr. Wood received his medical degree from…

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Additional National Recognition for Mercy Heart Center

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently qualified for the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Silver Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes Mercy’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients that effectively improves the survival and care of STEMI (ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction) patients. Twenty seven silver awards were…

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Mercy to Present Program on Fatigue and Heart Failure

Canton, Ohio: People with heart failure often report that they have less energy, are more tired than usual, or are feeling fatigued. Mercy Medical Center will present, “Don’t Underestimate Being Tired: Are YOU at Risk For Heart Failure?” on Wednesday, August 24th inside Mercy Hall Auditorium (behind Mercy Medical Center) beginning at 6:30 p.m. This…

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Mercy Service League Invites Community to Fundraising “Party” August 22

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Service League will host a Harvest fundraising event on Monday, August 22, at 91 Wood Fired Oven on Fulton Road in Jackson Township. A portion of the evening’s proceeds from food and gift card sales, as well as celebrity bartender gratuities, will benefit the expansion and renovation of Mercy Medical Center’s Emergency…

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

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of Louisville, Lake, Jackson, North Canton and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in August. 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 Offers FREE Bone Density/Low-Cost Blood Screenings to Alliance Community July 20

Alliance, Ohio: Mercy Imaging of Alliance will offer FREE bone density and low-cost blood screenings on Wednesday, July 20th 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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