Feb 14 2019

Mercer Health received the 2019 Community Improvement Award at the annual Coldwater Chamber of Commerce banquet on February 13. The Community Improvement Award, given each year to a local business that has had a positive impact on the community, was presented to Mercer Health in recognition of the West Wing Expansion at Mercer County Community Hospital. The expansion was announced in February...

Feb 8 2019

Mercer Health will host the annual Mercer Healthy Living Expo on Saturday, March 2 from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Galleria in Celina. Admission is free and more than 30 local organizations will be in attendance to offer health and wellness information and resources. The event will also include discounted lab tests, a free Walk-in Wellness clinic, a prescription drug takeback, a Mercer Health...

Feb 4 2019

Dr. Lance Bryant, a board certified general surgeon, recently joined Dr. James Reichert and the Auglaize + Mercer General & Bariatric Surgery practice. Both surgeons perform a variety of surgical procedures including EGD, colonoscopy, gastrointestinal surgery, hernia repair, breast cancer surgery and much more at both Grand Lake Health System’s, Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St...

Feb 1 2019

The Medical, Educational and Development (MED) Foundation of Mercer Health awarded Jack Hartings and Chris Mohler, co-chairs for the Building on a Promise campaign, the 2018 Outstanding Friends of the Year award at the annual Friends of the MED Foundation dinner on January 27, 2019. “Mr. Jack Hartings and Mr. Chris Mohler graciously accepted the request to be co-chairs for the multi-million...

Jan 31 2019

With the addition of the pediatric My Health program at the Mercer Health Weight Management Center, Mercer Health will now be offering a free “My Health” Pediatric, Adolescent and Family Support Group, which will meet on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 4:30pm at the Mercer Health West Campus.  The February session will focus on Snacking Smart and will include discussions and information on: • Why...

Jan 15 2019

The Mercer Health Weight Management Center now offers pediatric weight management services with the addition of Jennifer Bills, Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. The pediatric MyHealth program aims to teach children ages 0 to 18 and their families how to create and implement healthy habits, reach healthy weights, and lead more active and healthy lives.  The MyHealth program will help...

Jan 15 2019

Mercer Health’s Mercer County Joint Township Community Hospital recently received the Auditor of State Award from Dave Yost, Auditor of State of Ohio, based upon its recent completed financial audit.  The Auditor of State Award is given to entities that file timely financial reports in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Practices), as well as receive a “clean” audit report by...

Jan 9 2019

Thirteen students successfully completed Mercer Health’s babysitter training program in December. According to Betsy Schoenleben, R.N., Education Coordinator at Mercer Health, the students were trained in proper supervision, basic caregiving skills, and how to respond to an ill or injured child. The students participated in check-offs such as diapering, bottle feeding, and handwashing. As part of...

Jan 3 2019

The first baby of 2019 was born at Mercer County Community Hospital on Tuesday, January 1. Lyndie Cisco was born at 5:04 p.m., weighing 8 pounds 8 ounces and measuring 19 inches. Lyndie is the daughter of Samantha Homan and Cody Cisco of Celina. The family received a sherpa blanket and a $100 gift certificate to the Celina-Mercer County Chamber of Commerce among other gifts. Lyndie Cisco...

Dec 14 2018

On November 17, Mercer Health’s Charity Ball returned for the fourth time since its reintroduction. More than 350 guests enjoyed an elegant Cirque de la Vie themed evening at the Galleria in Celina, complete with a social hour, a three-course meal and live entertainment.   This year’s theme allowed for exciting and unique entertainment provided by Jellison Entertainment. Live dancers were...

Dec 5 2018

Mercer Health Medical Group provides primary care physicians and nurse practitioners in six convenient locations throughout the area including locations in Celina, Coldwater, Ft. Recovery, New Bremen and St. Henry.  Recently joining the team of primary care providers is Dr. Megan Core, a board-certified pediatric and internal medicine physician providing care for patients of all ages.  Dr. Core...

Nov 27 2018

Celina Moose Lodge #1473 recently made a $500 donation to the Volunteer Association of Mercer Health to support the relocation of the Hospitality Gift Shop at Mercer County Community Hospital. The relocation of the gift shop is slated for...

Nov 20 2018

Since it was proclaimed by President Ronald Reagan in 1983, the Eye Bank Association of America has used the month of November as an opportunity to educate the public about the importance of registering to be a donor, about cornea donation and transplantation, and to acknowledge the important work of eye banks. Cornea transplantation has a transformative effect on the lives of recipients and...

Nov 15 2018

Mercer Health’s Mercer County Community Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group's Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Mercer Health’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States...

Nov 14 2018

As part of the West Wing Expansion, Mercer Health enhanced the cafeteria and dining spaces at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.  In addition, the cafeteria and dining spaces have been renamed The Cedar Table.  Mercer Health staff submitted dozens of entries in a naming contest for the space.  The winning entry, The Cedar Table, was submitted by Julie Hemmelgarn, Director of Nutrition...

Nov 13 2018

The Medical, Educational and Development Foundation of Mercer Health recently received a $7,500 grant from the Mercer County Civic Foundation and Mercer Healthcare Fund to purchase an InBody 570 body composition analyzer for Mercer Health’s Weight Management Center. A body composition analyzer is a noninvasive test to measure fat, muscle mass and water levels in the body. Working much like a...

Nov 1 2018

On October 11, Jessica Brown, Manager of Occupational Health, became certified by the National Association of Occupational Health Professionals (NAOHP) in Occupational Health Practice Management. This certification indicates that Brown has a nationally recognized knowledge base in occupational health standards of practice. The program enhances knowledge and understanding of the benefits of...

Nov 1 2018

Operation: Street Smart, presented by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and brought to the community by Mercer Health, will be held Wednesday, November 14 from 6-9 p.m. at Coldwater High School. Operation: Street Smart is designed to educate parents, teachers, social workers and community partners about current drug trends, terminology and paraphernalia. The goal of the program is to arm the...

Nov 1 2018

At Mercer Health, we strive to cover the entire county and surrounding communities with valuable healthcare resources. In addition to our regularly scheduled monthly events, we are hosting Fall Fest, a collaborative community health and wellness event, on November 3 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. at...

Oct 29 2018

Mercer Health will once again offer free clinical breast screenings in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness. The walk-in clinic, provided by local OB/GYN Dr. Alissa Perry, is scheduled for Saturday, November 3, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Mercer County Community Hospital West Wing. Information on the new 3D Mammography™ exams now offered at Mercer Health will also be available. ...

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