Mercy Offers Cancer Support Groups in April

Canton, Ohio: Whether you’re a current or former cancer patient, a caregiver, family member or friend, Mercy Medical Center’s FREE cancer support groups offer a safe place to share with others who understand. Facilitated by nurses who are specially trained to support cancer patients, Mercy’s Cancer Support Groups offer guest speakers and related discussions to…

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Mercy Offers Seniors Free Health Event May 4

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Senior Friends is offering individuals 50 years and older a free open house and social event from 1–3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, located at 6200 Whipple Ave., N.W. Don’t gamble with your health. Stop by for free health screenings including bone density, fall…

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Mercy Hosts OPTIFAST Open House April 28

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Weight Management is hosting an OPTIFAST Open House from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 28 at Mercy Medical Center’s OPTIFAST classroom. Meet Mercy’s staff members, sample OPTIFAST products, and learn more about how to lose weight, adopt healthy habits, get in shape, and control diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol….

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

Canton, OH: State Mercy Medical Center, has again earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) prestigious ENERGY STAR, the national symbol for protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency, for the second year in a row. This signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency. An…

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Mercy Health Centers of Lake, Jackson, Louisville and Plain Offer Low-Cost Blood Screenings in April

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of Lake, Jackson, Louisville and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in April. 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 Offers FREE Grief Support Group to Begin July 5

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 Health Center of Jackson Partners with Buehler’s Fresh Foods to Bring Additional Low-Cost Blood Screening to Jackson April 5

Jackson Township, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center of Jackson has partnered with Buehler’s Fresh Foods to offer additional low-cost blood screenings to the Jackson community. These screenings will take place on Tuesday, April 5th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Pharmacy Area of Buehler’s Food Market, located at 7138 Fulton Drive N.W., Canton. Community…

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Family Health Fair & Cover the Uninsured Day To Be Held April 9

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will once again partner with the Stark County District Library to offer the annual Family Health Fair and Cover the Uninsured Day on Saturday, April 9th from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Main Library location (715 Market Avenue N, Canton). Free and open to the community, individuals and…

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Mercy Health Center of Carroll County Offers Low-Cost Blood Screenings March 25

Carrollton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center of Carroll County will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, March 25, 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 receives Get With The Guidelines- Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Mercy Stroke Center’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines.   To receive the award, Mercy achieved of 85 percent or higher adherence…

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Mercy Sponsors Free Medicare Options Event March 15

  Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a free Medicare Options Event on Tues., March 15, at 9 a.m. in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium.   This marketing event will begin with a Medicare Advantage Plan overview by Terri Gursky, Mercy’s Medicare Specialist and Stark County OSHIIP (Ohio Senior Health Insurance…

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Mercy Holds 10th Annual Diabetes Health & Equipment Fair March 31

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will host the 10th Annual Diabetes Health & Equipment Fair on Thursday, March 31 inside Mercy Hall Auditorium. Free to the community and professionals, this educational event will run from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and requires no reservation. Participants will be offered blood pressure checks in addition to free…

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Mercy Offers FREE Prostate Cancer Screenings April 4

Canton, Ohio: 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, April 4th….

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Mercy Cancer Center Offers Free Breast Cancer Survivor Event

 Massillon, Ohio: Mercy Cancer Center is offering a free luncheon and program for breast cancer survivors titled “Beyond Surviving is Thriving” on Saturday, March 19 at the Massillon Woman’s Club, located at 210 Fourth Street, NE, in Massillon. Registration will begin at 8:45 a.m., and the program will conclude at 1 p.m. Guest speaker Regina…

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Mercy Offers “Back Pain” Presentation March 23

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will host a continuing medical education program on Wednesday, March 23 at 6 p.m., entitled, “How to Get Rid of a Pain in the Back: A Clinician’s Guide to Spine Care”. Dinner and registration will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by a lecture, panel discussion and Q&A session. Presenters and…

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

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of Lake, Jackson, Louisville and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in March. 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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Join Mercy’s OPTIFAST Program for Chance to Win Makeover

 Canton, Ohio: Join Mercy Weight Management’s OPTIFAST weight-loss program by March 31, and you’ll automatically be entered into a drawing for a New Year, New You makeover.  One lucky OPTIFAST participant will win $500 of spa services donated by Scott Talbot Salon & Spa and a $500 shopping spree. For more information, call 330-588-4854. Mercy…

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Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County Offers Low-Cost Blood Screenings March 11-12

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

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Mercy Taking Applications for Minority Scholarships

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center is currently taking applications for 2011 Minority Scholarships. These scholarships have been set up by Mercy to provide financial support to minority students who may lack resources necessary to attend college or begin a career path. This year, the hospital is proud to offer two (2) scholarships with a maximum…

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Mercy Health Center of Carroll County offers low-cost blood screenings during the month of February

Carrollton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center of Carroll County will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, February 25, 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 Offers “Nutrition and Heart Failure” Presentation Feb. 17

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Homecare, with the support of CarePoint Partners LLC, will host a continuing medical education program on Thursday, February 17 at 7:30 a.m. and 12 noon, entitled, “Nutritional Issues in Heart Failure Patients and the Aging Population”. The presentation will be made by Marianne Duda, MS, RD, LD, CNSD, Nutritional Support Program Director…

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