Jan 17 2022

Mercer Health’s Mercer County Joint Township Community Hospital recently received the Auditor of State Award from Keith Faber, 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 6 2022

Mercer County Community Hospital’s first baby of the year was born on Wednesday, January 5. Camden Broering, son of Kyle and Rachel Broering, was born at 12:18 a.m., weighing 8 pounds, 1.4 oz and measuring 19 inches. Camden was welcomed by his parents and his five older siblings. The family received a gift basket from Mercer Health’s Hospitality Gift Shop among other gifts. Photo: Camden, son of...

Dec 28 2021

Mercer Health has earned the Go Clear Award™.  The Go Clear Award is presented by the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) to recognize health care facilities that have committed to providing increased surgical patient and health care worker safety by implementing practices that eliminate smoke caused by...

Nov 24 2021

Despite the cancellation of the Mercer Health Charity Ball, the organization hosted the annual Reverse Corvette Raffle on November 20. Jeff Otte of Maria Stein won the 2021 Shadow Gray Metallic Corvette Stingray Coupe with ticket #567. From Monday, November 15, through Friday, November 19, 150 tickets were pulled daily by Moorman, Harting & Co., the business that both sponsors and supervises...

Nov 3 2021

The Medical, Educational and Development (MED) Foundation of Mercer Health recently received a $15,000 grant from the Mercer County Civic Foundation to purchase a LUCAS 3 Chest Compression System for Mercer County Community Hospital’s Inpatient Services department. LUCAS systems are used to deliver consistent and high-quality chest compressions during CPR and are proven to increase the chance of...

Oct 26 2021

Please find COVID-19 booster vaccination information and updated visitor restrictions below.  Booster Vaccination Clinic Mercer Health will host a COVID-19 Booster Vaccination clinic on Friday, November 5 from 1:00pm-5:00pm at Mercer County Community Hospital. This clinic is for booster doses only; the Moderna vaccine booster, which is approved as a booster for any of the COVID-19 vaccines, will...

Oct 20 2021

Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) has recognized Mercer Health Medical Group as a “better performer” in 2021 because of superior operational performance compared with similar medical group practices nationwide including recognition for high level achievement...

Oct 8 2021

During the month of October, Mercer Health Medical Group will be holding drive thru flu vaccine clinics for established primary care patients. Appointments are required and patients must call their primary care provider’s office to schedule. Mercer Health Pediatrics — October 11 Celina Pro, East Market and Celina – October 12 Ft. Recovery – October 13 St. Henry — October 13 Coldwater — October 20...

Sep 16 2021

NOTICE: Phone Outage All Mercer Health locations are currently experiencing a phone outage. All locations remain open. Thank you for your patience at this time. Updates will be provided as soon as available. Provider Offices: Patients with Mercer Health MyChart can communicate with their provider office through its messaging features. Home Care and Medical Equipment: Email...

Sep 16 2021

Mercer Health has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check mark for Acute Heart Attack Ready Certification. The Joint Commission’s Acute Heart Attack Ready Certification recognizes hospitals that meet standards denoting the highest level of commitment to consistent and optimal heart attack care. The mission of the Acute Heart Attack...

Sep 7 2021

The MED Foundation of Mercer Health held its annual Esmonde/Homan Memorial Golf Outing on June 11 at the Mercer County Elks Golf Club to raise funds for the organization’s scholarship program.  This year, 36 teams of men, women and co-ed participants competed. The event began with a “golf ball drop” 50/50 drawing, raising an additional $2280 for the scholarship fund. The winning ticket was...

Aug 25 2021

New and returning college students can receive a COVID-19 test at Mercer Health at North Main, the organization’s COVID testing center in Celina. Many colleges and universities are requiring proof of a negative COVID-19 test before students can return to campus and Mercer Health makes it quick and convenient to comply with testing mandates. Provider orders are required for testing—in order to...

Aug 25 2021

Mercer Health medical staff, hospital leadership and special guests celebrated the late Dr. Donald Fox’s induction into the Medical Staff Hall of Honor at Mercer County Community Hospital during a socially distanced ceremony on August 7. Dr. Fox is the third inductee to the Medical Staff Hall of Honor—his predecessors include the late Dr. Donald Schwieterman and Dr. Robert Albers. “Don is...

Aug 19 2021

The MED Foundation of Mercer Health recently applied for a $25,000 grant from State Farm® to bring COPE into each Mercer County school and was chosen as one of 200 finalists out of more than 2,000 submissions. The final recipients are chosen via...

Jul 29 2021

As mandates evolve around the state, Mercer Health continues to limit visitors and require masks for patients, visitors and staff at all locations. To ensure the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff, Mercer Health continues to follow the guidelines for healthcare facilities recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Occupational Safety and Health...

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...

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