Sep 21 2020

Mercer Health is now part of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Telestroke Network. Ohio State is the hub for the Telestroke Network, which delivers Ohio State’s critical stroke expertise into 27 hospitals throughout Ohio.  When someone is having a stroke, every second counts.  By participating in the Telestroke Network, Mercer Health is bringing faster, enhanced stroke care to the...

Sep 18 2020

Jessica Bergman, Nurse Midwife, is now seeing patients at Mercer Health Medical Group at Ft. Recovery. Bergman also sees patients in Celina at the Community Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and provides both obstetric and gynecological care to women of all ages. Celina Office Location Mercer Health Community Medical Center 950 S. Main St., Celina Ft. Recovery Office Location Mercer...

Sep 15 2020

In an effort to best protect our patients, staff and the community, Mercer Health has canceled all remaining in-person community outreach events for the year, including the 2020 Healthy Community Series. This includes the Men’s Health event scheduled for September 17 and Fall Healthy Community & Healthy Kids Day scheduled for October 24.  Mercer Health continues to offer some educational and...

Sep 14 2020

Mercer Health’s Wound Healing Center team includes board certified nurses by the Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing Certification Board.  Most recently, the nurses received additional training in the Wound Treatment Associate (WTA) program offered by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN).  The WTA program equips nurses with evidence-based training to provide optimal care for...

Sep 10 2020

Mercer Health’s Center for Healthy Weight and Wellness is now offering three free meal planning options for the community. The menus, developed by Registered Dietitians at the Mercer Health Center for Healthy Weight and Wellness, use MyPlate guidelines and include fruits and vegetables, fiber and healthy fats and nutrient dense foods. Meals include shelf-stable items and can be customized, based...

Sep 1 2020

Effective Tuesday, September 8th, appointments will be required to be tested at Mercer Health’s COVID-19 Drive Thru Testing located at 115 Summit St. in Celina.  Appointments will decrease wait times in addition to expedite the administrative process at the testing site. To make an appointment, please follow the options outlined below. If you have a primary care provider: Call your primary care...

Aug 6 2020

More than 100 people completed the Healthy Waves Challenge, a physical activity challenge offered by Mercer Health and Community Sports and Therapy Center to motivate and encourage the community to be more physically active this summer. The challenge required participants to complete 1,020 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic activity from June 1 through July 12. Everyone who completed the...

Aug 5 2020

The Medical, Educational and Development (MED) Foundation of Mercer Health recently awarded a total of $16,500 to local high school students furthering their education in the medical field after graduation. Scholarships were awarded to students from each of the six high schools in Mercer County and were selected as recipients based on their academic performance, extracurricular activities,...

Jul 24 2020

Mercer Health and the Mercer County Health District caution the community to please be aware that criminals are attempting to exploit the COVID-19 situation through a variety of scams.  Be suspicious of any unexpected mail, calls, emails or texts.  Be aware of unsolicited requests for your personal and medical information. If you suspect COVID-19 health care fraud, ...

Jul 21 2020

Community spread of COVID-19 continues in the Mercer County area.  Mercer Health and Mercer County Health District urge Mercer County residents to continue to take precautions to protect themselves and those around them from further spread of COVID-19.  Testing updates and additional frequently asked questions are outlined below.  In addition, with the significant increase in the number of...

Jul 9 2020

Bridget Geier, Certified Nurse Practitioner, has joined Mercer Health Medical Group, providing primary and pediatric care to the community. Geier, a Coldwater native, will primarily serve patients at the Mercer Health Medical Group at Coldwater location; to schedule an appointment with Geier, call 419-678-2381. Mercer Health Medical Group provides primary and pediatric care at offices located in...

Jul 6 2020

Mercer Health was recently recognized by several agencies including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), a part of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), The Chartis Center of Rural Health, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) and the Women’s Choice Awards.  The recognition includes awards of excellence for top hospitals in the...

Jul 2 2020

The Medical Staff of Mercer Health has initiated a scholarship program to support medical students from Mercer County and surrounding counties, as well as medical students who have participated in rotations at Mercer Health, by offering scholarships to those individuals.  The Mercer Health Medical Student Scholarship will award $2,000 to a medical school student who has shown a strong connection...

Jul 1 2020

The 2020 Mercer Health Charity Ball has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Charity Ball, the annual fundraiser hosted by the Medical, Educational, and Development (MED) Foundation in support of the local healthcare system, was scheduled for November 21. “The Charity Ball Committee and I are devastated to share this news with you. Our hearts are saddened to not have the event this...

Jun 26 2020

Mercer Health Medical Group offices and Doctors’ Urgent Care are scheduling sports physicals now.  See below for more information. Mercer Health Medical Group Offices – Pediatrics, Celina, Celina Pro, Coldwater, Ft. Recovery, St. Henry and Southland All Mercer Health Medical Group offices are currently scheduling well child exams, school physicals and sports physicals. Beat the rush and get on...

Jun 19 2020

Beginning next week, Mercer Health will begin taking down the medical surge tents located at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.  In March, Mercer Health erected the tents in preparation for an influx of COVID-19 patients.  Jenny Conn, Director of Emergency and Outpatient Services and Disaster Coordinator at Mercer Health, states, “Fortunately, our hospital has not been overwhelmed and...

Jun 10 2020

Jamie Nutt, CNP, joins Dr. Keith Snow at Mercer Health Pain Management, located at Mercer County Community Hospital. Both Nutt and Dr. Keith Snow are accepting new patients; physician referral is required. Mercer Health Pain Management offers interventional services to those who suffer from chronic pain, including sciatica, back pain, hip pain, knee pain and more. For more information on Pain...

Jun 5 2020

  Beginning Monday, June 8, 2020, the following guidelines will be initiated for visitors at Mercer Health’s Mercer County Community Hospital. Visitor Guidelines No visitors under age 18. Visitors must stay in the room with the patient. Waiting rooms will be unavailable for use. Limit one (1) visitor for the duration of stay. Visitors will be required to wear a mask at all times. No visitors are...

Jun 4 2020

Beginning Monday, June 8th, walk-in antibody testing for COVID-19 will be available at Mercer Health. The testing is part of Mercer Health’s direct access testing therefore no appointment is necessary and a physician's order is not required.  The test is performed on a patient's blood specimen and can detect the IgG antibody to SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19).  The direct access testing form is available at...

May 29 2020

Mercer Health continues to reopen services to the community with a commitment to meeting the healthcare needs of the community, while keeping our community as safe and healthy as possible.  By taking care of your health, you can prevent chronic diseases and overall deterioration of health which can make you more susceptible to infectious diseases.  Whether you need a check-up, an urgent visit or...

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