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

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

Posted on: March 18, 2011

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 families will be offered various health screenings including blood pressure checks, dental screenings, lung function, and blood draws for cholesterol and glucose. Many community and health organizations will have booths containing educational materials and will be on hand to answer questions. Several departments from Mercy Medical Center will be on there to provide information on smoking cessation, stroke, surgery and more. Door prizes, give-a-ways, snacks and various children’s activities will also be offered throughout the health fair

Reservations are not necessary for the Family Health Fair. For more information, please call the Stark County District Library at 330-452-0665.

Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see cantonmercy.org.
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