Mercy Dental Services Receives $100,000

  Canton, Ohio: Dental Services and the Dental General Residency Program (GPR) at Mercy Medical Center were recently presented with a $100,000 check from the Stark County Dental Society (SCDS) in conjunction with the society’s centennial anniversary. “To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the SCDS, the members and Board of the society wanted to donate $100,000…

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Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County Offers Low-Cost Blood Screenings May 14

  Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center of Tuscarawas County will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, May 14 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. The facility, located at 1031 West High St., New Philadelphia, will be offering total cholesterol screening for $2, glucose screening (blood sugar) for $2, and lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL and…

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Mercy Stresses Importance of Knowing Signs of Stroke

  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…

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Know Your Numbers – May 2010

  Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of Lake, Jackson, North Canton, 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…

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Mercy Celebrates National Nurses Week

  Canton, Ohio: The work of America’s 3.1 million registered nurses to save lives and maintain the health of millions of individuals is the focus of this year’s annual National Nurses Week, celebrated May 6-12 throughout the United States.  The American Nurses Association (ANA) has selected "Nurses: Caring Today for a Healthier Tomorrow” as the theme for…

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Mercy Honors Volunteers During National Volunteer Week

  Canton, Ohio: In honor of National Volunteer Week, Mercy Medical Center’s Volunteer Services department would like to take this opportunity to thank its volunteers for the dedication and service they provide, not only for Mercy Medical Center, but for its patients as well. In 2009, Mercy volunteers gave the most time ever recorded at 91,011…

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Mercy Offers Balance Screening

  Tuscarawas County, Ohio: Did you know that more than one third of adults 65 and older fall each year in the United States? These falls are the leading cause of injury deaths in older adults and are the most common cause of nonfatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma. Are you concerned that you, or a loved…

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Lose Weight With Mercy’s “Weight to Go” Program

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Weight Management offers Weight to Go, a supervised, weight-control program focusing on food and behavioral changes to promote weight loss. Weekly classes will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursdays from May 6–July 15 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, located at 6200 Whipple Ave., N.W. “Weight to Go is designed…

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Mercy Volunteer Receives OSHIIP Award

  Canton, Ohio: The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) has recognized Mercy Medical Center volunteer, Harry Wall, as “Rookie Volunteer of the Year”. Wall, a Hartville resident and OSHIIP volunteer since May of 2009, has submitted nearly 600 Client Contact Forms to OSHIIP during that year. To be nominated as “Rookie Volunteer of the Year”, the…

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Mercy Brings Motivational Speaker to Stark County

  Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center and Hampton Capital Management are proud to co-sponsor “Yes, You Can!” a FREE motivational event on Wednesday, April 28 at 6:30 p.m. at The University Center, Kent State University Stark.   About Team Hoyt Born in 1962 to Dick and Judy Hoyt, Rick Hoyt was diagnosed as a spastic quadriplegic…

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Mercy Green Team Provides Earth Day Activities

  Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center’s Green Team is proud to celebrate Earth Day 2010 on April 22. This will be the 40th anniversary of Earth Day and Mercy is excited to be making a difference through its green initiative. Mercy will recognize the significance of Earth Day by introducing several programs including “Switching On to Switching Off”…

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Mercy Hospice Style Show & Luncheon Set For April 24

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Hospice will host Hope Blossoms, its annual style show and luncheon on Saturday, April 24 at McKinley Grand Hotel, located at 320 Market Ave. South. Doors will open at 10:45 a.m., and lunch is at noon. Tickets are $30 per person, and all proceeds benefit Mercy Hospice patients and their families. For…

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Mercy Donates Booster Seats

  Canton, Ohio: On April 7 an Ohio law went into effect requiring that all children ages 4 through 7 who are less than 57 inches (4 ft. 9 in.) tall, must ride in a federally approved booster seat. While this affected parents with young children, it also affected many Ohio schools. Administrators, staff and community workers…

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

  Carrollton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center of Carroll County will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, April 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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Stark County Hospitals End Flu Season Visitation Restrictions

  (STARK COUNTY, Ohio – April 8, 2010) –  Stark County’s four hospitals and four health departments are working collaboratively to keep our community healthy. They also have strong collaboration through the Stark County Emergency Healthcare Planning Committee (Stark County EHPC) and work together on these efforts.   In early October 2009 to provide additional…

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Mercy to Present Program on Skin Cancer

  New Philadelphia, Ohio: Are you or a loved concerned about skin cancer? Did you know that there were more than 1,000,000 new cases of skin cancer diagnosed last year in the United States alone?  Cancer of the skin is the most common of all cancers in the U.S. Join Mercy Cancer Nurse Navigator, Dianna Ellison, RN,…

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Know Your Numbers – Tuscarawas County – April 2010

  New Philadelphia, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center of Tuscarawas County will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, April 9th from 7 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 sugar) for $2, and lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL…

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Mercy Cancer Center to Host FREE Prostate Cancer Screenings April 19

  CANTON, OHIO – Did you know that prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men according to the American Cancer Society? Early detection starts with a digital rectal exam and PSA blood test. The Mercy Cancer Center will offer a free prostate cancer screening on April 19th beginning at 6 p.m. Screenings will take place inside…

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Mercy to Offer Free Health Screenings at New Towne Mall’s Community Wellness Day

  New Philadelphia, Ohio: As a sponsor of New Towne Mall’s Community Wellness Day on Saturday, April 10th, Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas will be a part of the health fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mercy’s Physical Therapy, Cardiac Diagnostics, Radiology, Laboratory, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Robotic Surgery and Mercy Stroke Center will be available…

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Mercy Serves As Census Questionnaire Assistance Center

  Canton, Ohio: Some county residents may like assistance as they complete their census form. Others may have questions or may prefer to have the form in a language other than English. In an effort to make sure each resident is counted, Mercy Medical Center is serving as a Questionnaire Assistance Center.   From now until April…

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Know Your Numbers – Louisville

  Louisville, Ohio: Mercy Health Center of Louisville will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, April 16th from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. The facility, located at 1302 W. Main St., Louisville, 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….

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