Jul 22 2021

Dr. Brian Colopy, board-certified family physician, has joined Mercer Health Medical Group at Southland, conveniently located on State Route 66 between New Bremen and St. Marys. He is currently accepting patients of all ages. “I am passionate about practicing family medicine, sharing life’s trials, successes and joys with my patients and helping to improve my patients’ overall well-being by...

Jul 9 2021

Mercer Health awarded the first Medical Student Scholarship to Tyus Temple, a 2014 Celina High School graduate currently working toward his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at Ohio University. Temple, selected as the scholarship recipient based on his academic merit and plans to return to the area to serve the community as a medical provider upon completing his education. “The concept of...

Jul 2 2021

“Virtual care provides convenient access to care – when and where it is needed”, states Dr. Terpstra, Mercer Health’s Virtual Care physician advocate.  “Most recently we have developed a Virtual Quick Care concept.  With Mercer Health’s Virtual Quick Care service, patients without a Mercer Health Medical Group provider can make one phone call and get an appointment quickly, if not immediately. ...

Jun 25 2021

Jessica Brown, Manager of Mercer Health’s Occupational Health and Wellness department, was recently recertified by the National Association of Occupational Health Professionals (NAOHP) in Occupational Health Practice Management. This recertification course enhances knowledge and understanding of the benefits of providing occupational health services to employers, the interrelationship of services...

Jun 16 2021

Robert Keighley, M.D., was recently awarded the Volunteer Faculty Award by Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University for his time and effort to further the program’s mission without compensation. According to a statement from Wright State University, this award annually recognizes select faculty who volunteer their time and effort to further the mission of the medical school without...

Jun 14 2021

Mercer Health Medical Group has opened a primary care office located at 329 East Market Street in Celina. The MHMG East Market office is located in the south end of the building that also occupies Dr. Neal Holleran’s office. Ben Werling, CNP, will see both pediatric and adult patients at the East Market location for preventative, acute and chronic care needs. Patients of Ben Werling will remain...

Jun 2 2021

The MED Foundation of Mercer Health held its annual Healing Garden ceremony on May 27 at Mercer County Community Hospital. Each year during the ceremony, pavers are dedicated in honor or in memory of community members and families. Pavers engraved with the following messages were added to the therapeutic space located just outside of the Sanderell Family West Wing: Joseph & Mary Keller Family...

May 25 2021

Mercer Health and Community Sports and Therapy Center are partnering to offer a Healthy Waves Challenge to motivate and encourage the community to be more physically active this summer. The challenge requires participants to complete 1,020 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic from June 1 through July 12, 2021. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services site recommends that adults complete...

May 19 2021

With recent announcements regarding changes to health orders in Ohio and guidance from the CDC, it is to be noted that there have been no changes to the requirements for healthcare settings.  Mercer Health will continue all requirements for screening, social distancing, masking, etc. for all staff, patients and visitors.  A complete overview of current guidance for healthcare settings can be...

May 12 2021

Mercer Health will be holding a Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic this Friday, May 14th from 2 – 5 p.m. at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. Enter West Entrance Appointments can be made but not necessary.  To schedule an appointment, call: 567-890-7188 Bring Insurance Card and ID. Vaccine is free.  Administration of vaccine may be billed to insurance. Moderna vaccine will be...

May 7 2021

Mercer Health’s Visitor Policy has been updated effective today, Friday, May 7. Two adult visitors, meeting all general guidelines and screenings, are now allowed at a time in the following areas: ICU and Acute Care Units, Pediatrics, Surgery, Childbirth Center (also allowed are immediate household siblings) and Emergency Department. In end-of-life circumstances, additional visitors may be...

Apr 1 2021

Ohioans ages 16 and older are eligible for vaccination.  (NOTE: With parental or legal guardian consent, individuals ages 16 and 17 are eligible to recieve the Pfizer vaccine, which is the only COVID-19 vaccine currently authorized for use with people under age 18.)  For more information, see the Ohio...

Mar 25 2021

The Medical, Educational and Development Foundation of Mercer Health received a $12,500 grant from the Mercer County Civic Foundation to purchase ten vital sign monitors and a bariatric powered exam table to better serve Mercer Health Medical Group patients. Patient safety is our top priority at Mercer Health and we are always evolving to enhance patient safety and improve the overall patient...

Mar 10 2021

Mercer Health has recently received the 2020 Energy to Care Award from the American Society of Health Care Engineering (ASHE).  The Energy to Care Award honors health care facilities that reduce energy consumption by 10% in a single year or 15% over two years. Dave Uhlenhake, Director of Plant Operations at Mercer Health, shares, “Energy conservation is a continued long-term goal of mine and the...

Mar 8 2021

Beginning this Thursday, March 11th, those in Phase 1D (individuals with Type 2 Diabetes or End State Renal Failure) and Phase 2B (individuals 50+ years of age) of Ohio's Vaccination Program are able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine at Mercer Health is quick and easy:...

Mar 2 2021

The Phase 1C Plan for COVID-19 Vaccinations was released yesterday. Beginning March 4th, many Ohioans including those with additional health conditions, those 60+ years of age and additional occupations are eligible to be vaccinated. For full information, visit:...

Feb 17 2021

Please find COVID-19 vaccination registration reminders and Bamlanivimab treatment reminders below.  Please note, COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for Thursday, February 18th will proceed as planned. COVID-19 Vaccination Registration Registrations are accepted on an ongoing basis.  Weekly, the registrations are reviewed and appointments scheduled for upcoming vaccination clinics with those registering...

Feb 16 2021

Due to the impending weather, the scheduled COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for tomorrow, Wednesday, February 17th is being postponed to next week, Wednesday, February 24th.  The clinic location and appointment times will remain the same.  Knowing the weather may continue to create travel difficulties throughout the week, Mercer Health will announce each day by 1 p.m. if changes will be made for the...

Feb 15 2021

Due to the impending weather, the scheduled COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for tomorrow, Tuesday, February 16th is being postponed to next week, Tuesday, February 23rd.  The clinic location and appointment times will remain the same.  Knowing the weather may continue to create travel difficulties throughout the week, Mercer Health will announce each day by 1 p.m. if changes will be made for the next...

Feb 15 2021

Beginning February 15, 2021, vaccine eligibility has expanded to the following groups of Ohioans, even though they are not age 65 or older, because they were born with or have a severe condition that puts them at very high risk for dying from COVID-19. The qualifying conditions are: Sickle cell anemia Down syndrome Cystic fibrosis Muscular dystrophy Cerebral palsy Spina bifida People born with...

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