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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Mercy Weight Management Changes Meeting Times and Location

  Canton, Ohio: Mercy Weight Management has changed the time and location of its information sessions. Open to anyone wanting to learn more about the OPTIFAST Weight Management Program, these FREE informational sessions will be offered every other Monday from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. inside Mercy Medical Center’s Human Resources Department, 1320 Mercy Dr., NW,…

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Community Invited to Healthcare Vendor Expo

  Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County invites the community to take part in a Healthcare Vendor Expo on Friday, April 9, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event will offer give-a-ways, goodies, health screenings, as well as informational displays and materials from various local healthcare agencies and organizations.   Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas…

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Mercy Invites Community to Healthcare Career Advising Expo

  Are you looking for an exciting career in healthcare? Mercy Medical Center invites the community to take part in the Healthcare Career Advising Expo on Saturday, April 17. Held from 12 noon until 2 p.m., this expo is FREE and open to the public. No reservations are required.   From laboratory technicians and physical therapists to nurses…

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Mercy Hosts Older Driver Focus Groups

  Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center is working in collaboration with Westat, a professional research firm, on behalf of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, to improve safety on the roads for older drivers. To do this, Mercy will be hosting several focus group sessions with older drivers ages 60 and up to learn about their…

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Mercy Physical Therapy to Offer FREE Health Screenings April 6

  New Philadelphia, Ohio: Did you know that more than one third of adults 65 and older fall each year in the United States? Furthermore, for older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths and are the most common cause of nonfatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma. The Physical Therapy department at Mercy Health Center…

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Know Your Number April 2010

  Mercy Health Centers of Lake, Jackson, North Canton 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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