Jan 20 2021

Additional information for Mercer Health’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics can be found below.  Unless notified otherwise, moving forward, the intention is to provide updated communication each Wednesday. For those receiving a vaccine this week (Thursday, January 21st and Friday, January 22nd): Due to social distancing requirements and parking availability, please do not arrive any earlier than 15...

Jan 19 2021

Registration is now closed for Mercer Health’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics on Thursday, January 21 and Friday, January 22. A Mercer Health representative will call to confirm registration and finalize appointment details with all eligible registrants. Individuals who are 80 years of age or older are eligible for this Phase 1B distribution as a part of Ohio’s Vaccination Distribution Plan. Any...

Jan 15 2021

Mercer Health is now taking registrations for the COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic which will be held next Thursday, January 21st and Friday, January 22nd.  Individuals who are 80 years of age or older are eligible for this Phase 1B distribution as a part of Ohio’s Vaccination Distribution Plan.   In addition, individuals must reside in the State of Ohio and Mercer County, unless the recipient is an...

Jan 13 2021

Mercer Health will be receiving COVID-19 vaccinations for Phase 1B distribution.   Mercer Health’s distribution plan, which is being finalized, will be announced soon, and will include details on when and how to register for a vaccine.  The first population eligible for vaccination in phase 1B of Ohio’s vaccination program includes those who are 80 years of age or older. 

Jan 6 2021

Lisa Klenke, Mercer Health Chief Executive Officer and resident of Coldwater, Ohio, was recently elected to The Ohio Hospital Association’s Board of Trustees. The Ohio Hospital Association is the united voice of Ohio’s 240 hospitals and 14 health systems and includes representatives from small and large hospitals, urban and rural hospitals, teaching facilities and independent facilities and...

Dec 28 2020

All Mercer Health Medical Group offices now provide virtual care. Ask for a virtual visit when scheduling an appointment at any Mercer Health Medical Group office location including Mercer Health Medical Group at Celina Pro, Celina, Pediatrics, Coldwater, Ft. Recovery, Southland and St. Henry.  For more information about all office locations, visit:...

Dec 23 2020

Mercer Health has not been provided official information about a potential delivery date and/or allocation of COVID vaccines however officials anticipate the delivery should be next week.   Individuals can and should discuss their personal vaccination decision with their physician/provider and withhold calls about availability and distribution until further information is made available.   ...

Dec 18 2020

At this time, Mercer Health does not have any information about a potential delivery date and/or allocation of COVID vaccines.   Individuals can and should discuss their personal vaccination decision with their physician/provider and withhold calls about availability and distribution until further information is made available.   Updates will be provided as quickly as possible when additional...

Dec 10 2020

Bamlanivimab is an outpatient infusion treatment, for patients with mild-to-moderate COVID-19, who are at high risk for progressing to severe COVID-19 and/or hospitalization, is available at Mercer Health. Bamlanivimab is one of few outpatient treatment options and can be successful in preventing the need for hospitalization. As this medication needs to be given early in the illness, preferably ...

Dec 2 2020

While the MED Foundation of Mercer Health canceled the 2020 Mercer Health Charity Ball due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the affiliated Corvette Reverse Raffle continued as planned. Beginning Monday, November 16 through Friday, November 20, 150 tickets were pulled and announced each day on Facebook. Beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, the remaining 250 tickets were drawn. Moorman,...

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...

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