Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of North Canton, Jackson and Plain will be offering low-cost flu clinics during the month of October. The flu vaccines will be offered for $20 – traditional Medicare will be billed for the vaccines – patients must bring their Medicare Card with them. No appointment is necessary and walk-ins are welcome for the vaccines, which will be given at the following locations and times:
Friday, October 7, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Mercy Health Center of North Canton
6200 Whipple Ave. NW, North Canton, OH – 330-966-8884
Friday, October 14, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Mercy Health Center of Plain
1811 Schneider St. NE, Canton, OH – 330-494-6480 (Located on the GlenOak Campus)
Friday, October 21, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Mercy Health Center of Jackson
7452 Fulton Dr. NW, Massillon, OH – 330-830-6110
For more information, contact the specific Mercy Health Center listed above. The 2011-2012 flu vaccine protects against H1N1 influenza in addition to other seasonal influenza strains.
The above flu clinics are held in conjunction with each Mercy Health Center’s monthly low-cost blood screenings. Walk-ins are welcome for these screenings, which include total cholesterol for $2, glucose (blood sugar) for $2 and complete lipid profile for $8. A 12-hour fast is recommended for more accurate results.
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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