Dec 1 2020

Julie Westgerdes, APRN-CNP, is now providing primary care at Mercer Health Medical Group Pediatrics located at the Galleria in Celina. Westgerdes, who specializes in pediatric acute care, will also care for newborns at Mercer Health’s Childbirth Center and pediatric inpatients at Mercer County Community Hospital. To schedule an appointment, call 419-586-7940. Mercer Health Pediatrics offers...

Nov 23 2020

Below are several reminders and updates. Emergency Department Visitors/Support Persons – Due to significant increased activity in the Emergency Department, visitors/support persons will be limited, specifically no visitors/support persons will be allowed to leave a patient room and in some circumstances visitors/support persons may not be permitted at all. Drug and Alcohol Screenings – In order...

Nov 19 2020

In conjunction with National Rural Health Day, Mercer Health has received a Performance Leadership Award in Outcomes from The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH). The Performance Leadership Award program utilizes the results of the Hospital Strength INDEX® to recognize Critical Access Hospitals and Rural & Community Hospitals...

Nov 13 2020

Effective November 17, Auglaize-Mercer General and Bariatric Surgery and Kidney & Hypertension’s Coldwater office locations will relocate from the second floor of Mercer County Community Hospital to a shared space at Mercer Health West Campus (830 W. Main St., Suite A). Dr. Lance Bryant will see patients on Wednesday afternoons and Friday mornings. Dr. James Reichert and Deanna Burggeman, CNP...

Nov 5 2020

Despite the cancellation of The MED Foundation of Mercer Health’s Annual Charity Ball, the organization will still hold the Corvette Raffle on November 21, 2020. An all-new redesigned 2020 Blade Silver Metallic Corvette Stingray Coupe will be given away during the 1,000 ticket reverse raffle. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Mercer Health Corvette Raffle will be slightly different this year...

Nov 4 2020

Patients can now schedule an appointment for Mercer Health’s Doctors’ Urgent Care through their MyChart account.   To schedule online, patients will need to log into their MyChart account and select Find Care Now.  They will be able to view hours, directions and reserve a time with a few clicks.  To learn more about MyChart or to sign up, visit: ...

Nov 3 2020

Karen Homan, registered dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at the Mercer Health Center for Healthy Weight and Wellness, was recently recognized as the 2020 Ohio Diabetes Care and Education Specialist of the Year by the Ohio Association of Diabetes ​Care and Education Specialists. The annual award is given to a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist who has...

Oct 14 2020

The Medical, Educational and Development (MED) Foundation of Mercer Health was unable to hold the annual Esmonde-Homan Memorial Golf Outing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, several local businesses opted to donate the amount they had initially pledged for sponsorship, despite the 2020 event being canceled. Thanks to the generosity of the following sponsors, the MED Foundation was able to...

Oct 8 2020

During the month of October, Mercer Health Medical Group will be holding drive thru flu vaccine clinics for established primary care patients who are six months of age or older. Appointments are required and patients must call their primary care provider’s office to schedule. Mercer Health Pediatrics — October 12 St. Henry — October 13 Southland — October 14  Celina & Celina Pro — October 16...

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...

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