Feb 8 2016

The Mercer County Health Care Fund held by the Mercer County Civic Foundation has donated funds to support several services provided by Mercer Health, including Mercer Health’s Disease Management Center, Surgery Department and Doctors’ Urgent Care. Mercer Health Disease Management Center receives Sara Stedy Transfer Device Mercer Health’s Disease Management Center’s goal is to provide evidence...

Feb 8 2016

Nearly 200 Friends of the Medical Educational and Development (MED) Foundation of Mercer Health were in attendance when Remer Holdings, Inc., owner of the Galleria in Celina, was awarded the Outstanding Friend of the Year for 2015, at the annual dinner for the Friends on January 31st, 2016.  Remer Holdings, Inc. joins the Mercer Health Volunteers Association, HCF Management, Inc., Coldwater...

Feb 2 2016

Mercer Health will once again host the most comprehensive annual health fair in the area on Saturday, March 5th from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Galleria in Celina.  Nearly 50 exhibits from local organizations will offer free and discounted health screenings, health information and much more.  Also included in the event is a Blood Drive, Prescriptions Drug Take Back, Jump House, Live Demonstrations...

Feb 1 2016

The Weight Management Center at Mercer Health will be holding a special, FREE event and support group titled ‘Meats & Spices 101 on Monday, February 8, at 6:00pm at Mercer Health’s West Campus location.  This month’s free class is presented by Barb Hennard, MA, Extension Educator of Family and Consumer Sciences at The Ohio State Extension Office. This program will discuss what types of spices...

Feb 1 2016

At the 7th Annual Friends of the MED Foundation Dinner on Sunday, January 31st, Mercer Health announced a major expansion project estimated to begin in 2017.   The MED Foundation of Mercer Health cultivates philanthropic relationships to enhance Mercer Health’s ability to enhance health care within the local community. Lisa Klenke, CEO and George Boyles, Senior Vice President and CFO, unveiled a...

Jan 25 2016

Mercer Health will offer free prostate screenings on Thursday, March 17 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Community Medical Center in Celina.  The screenings will be conducted in cooperation with local urologist Dr. T. Amaran. Medical professionals state men age 40 and older are at risk for prostate cancer with the risk increasing as men age.  Men with a family history of prostate cancer are at...

Jan 25 2016

Mercer Health will offer free prostate screenings on Thursday, March 17 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Community Medical Center in Celina.  The screenings will be conducted in cooperation with local urologist Dr. T. Amaran. Medical professionals state men age 40 and older are at risk for prostate cancer with the risk increasing as men age.  Men with a family history of prostate cancer are at...

Jan 19 2016

Nineteen students successfully completed Mercer Health’s babysitter training program on December 29th and 30th.  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, bottlefeeding, and...

Jan 18 2016

At Mercer Health, we strive to cover the entire county and surrounding communities with valuable healthcare resources.  For a full listing of community events and education during February 2016, please see http://www.mercer-health.com/calendar/2016-02

Jan 7 2016

Mercer Health’s New Year’s Baby 2016, Kinzlee Dorsten, daughter of Tara and Brian Dorsten of Celina, was born at 11:21 a.m. on Sunday, January 3rd.  Kinzlee was the recipient of a Sherpa blanket, a $100 gift certificate to the Celina-Mercer County Chamber of Commerce and numerous other gifts.

Jan 4 2016

The Weight Management Center at Mercer Health will be holding a special, FREE event titled ‘Happiness and Gratitude as Motivation for Change’, on Monday, January 11, at 6:00pm at Mercer Health’s West Campus location.  This month’s program will include discussion on the connection between happiness and gratitude, how gratitude affects our health, and how to use happiness and gratitude as a...

Dec 23 2015

Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery now offered as part of Surgical Weight Loss Program As a health care leader, Mercer Health is pleased to offer the only Weight Management Center in the area.  Mercer Health’s Weight Management Center offers both surgical and non-surgical weight loss programs, and is proud to announce that patients of these programs have lost over 5,000 pounds! The Mercer Health Weight...

Dec 22 2015

As a new year approaches, Mercer Health continues to build on the promise to provide quality and local healthcare services to the community.   As in the past, we strive to cover the entire county and surrounding communities with valuable healthcare resources throughout the year.  For a full listing of educational opportunities, support groups and other community services available during January...

Dec 21 2015

Stacy Roth and her daughters, Albany and Zoey, along with Kendra Kuhn, recently presented Mercer Health nursing staff with two tablets to be used by pediatric patients.  Roth indicated that her daughter, Albany, has frequented the hospital often with a long-term condition and she understands the importance of making the hospital experience as positive as possible.  “We want to pay it forward for...

Dec 11 2015

Mercer Health offers both Laboratory Tests and Vascular Screenings as part of the Patient Authorized, Direct Access Testing program. The program provides conve­nient and often less expensive wellness and personal health management opportunities to the community. Patient Authorized, Direct Access Testing: Does not require a doctor’s order. Order forms can be filled out at the time of registration...

Dec 10 2015

Mercer Health has promoted Jon Dingledine to Senior Director of Human Resources and Support Services for the organization.   Prior to joining Mercer Health in 2013, Dingledine worked at Val-Co in Coldwater, Ohio as a Buyer/Planner and Crown Equipment in New Bremen, Ohio in the accounting department.  Dingledine holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business, specialized in Finance, from Bowling Green...

Nov 27 2015

Mercer Health celebrated 65 years of serving the community on Saturday, November 21st with the reintroduction of The Charity Ball.  The Charity Ball, a once annual event, started in 1950, the year Our Lady of Mercy hospital, the predecessor to current day Mercer Health opened its doors, and continued for over four decades.  The original Charity Ball was orchestrated by the Auxiliary of Our Lady...

Nov 25 2015

Mercer County is experiencing an outbreak of pertussis (whooping cough).  At Mercer Health, we are seeing an increased number of pertussis patients, primarily children, in our outpatient areas. To protect our newborns, we are limiting visitors in the Childbirth Center.  At this time, all visitors under the age of 14, except siblings, are restricted from visiting in the Childbirth Center at Mercer...

Nov 23 2015

The Mercer Health Weight Management Center has expanded its surgical options and is now offering the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Weight Loss Surgery at Mercer Health, in addition to the LAP-BAND® surgery, to help patients achieve significant weight loss as well as improve weight-related health conditions. The addition of the Sleeve Gastrectomy procedure provides another local option for those...

Nov 18 2015

At Mercer Health, we strive to cover the entire county and surrounding communities with valuable healthcare resources.  For a full listing of community events and education during December 2015, please see http://www.mercer-health.com/calendar/2015-12  

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