Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Centers of Lake, Jackson, North Canton and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings throughout the month of 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 during the following dates:
Mercy Health Center of North Canton – Friday, March 5th (7 a.m. to 11 a.m.)
6200 Whipple Ave. N.W., North Canton
(The first Friday of each month)
Mercy Health Center of Plain – Friday, March 12th (8 a.m. to 11 a.m.)*
1811 Schneider Ave., N.E., Canton
(The second Friday of each month)
Mercy Health Center of Jackson/Massillon – Friday, March 19th (7 a.m. to 11 a.m.)
7452 Fulton Dr., N.W., Massillon
(The third Friday of each month)
Mercy Health Center of Lake – Friday, March 26th (7 a.m. to 11 a.m.)
11932 King Chruch Ave. N.W., Uniontown
(The fourth Friday of each month)
No appointment is necessary and a 12-hour fast is recommended for more accurate results. For more information, contact the specific Mercy Health Center listed above.
* Please note that the Know Your Numbers screening at Mercy Health Center of Plain is from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
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 550 physicians 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, including the provision of care to all, regardless of their ability to pay. For more information, see cantonmercy.org.