A variety of community outreach activities, wellness programs, educational services and other community healthcare services are provided by Mercer Health. Some are listed below. Visit our Community Calendar for more information or contact Community Outreach at 419-678-5216 or Marketing and Communications at 419-678-5613.
Babysitter Training Classes
Babysitter Training Classes are offered four times a year for children 11 – 15 years old. The class teaches safety, CPR, First Aid and caring for children and infants. For more information, call 419-678-5119.
Childbirth Center Education Classes
Childbirth Center Education Classes are offered to prepare expectant parents for the labor, birth and postpartum. Our birthing classes offer a tour of our Birthing Center. For more information on Childbirth Center classes, call 419-678-5363 or visit our Community Calendar.
CPR Classes and First Aid – Occupational Health
CPR Classes and First Aid programs can be customized to meet the health and wellness goals of individual organizations and their employees. We offer ongoing education and prevention programs provided by a team of expert health professionals. For more information, call Occupational Health at 419-586-1220.
Diabetes Center Support Groups and Education
Diabetes Center Support Groups and Education programs are offered on an ongoing basis. For more information contact the Diabetes Center at 419-586-9657 or visit our Community Calendar.
Mercer Health’s Education Services department offers a variety of educational opportunities for the community. For more information please call 419-678-5119.
Mercer Health’s Fall Fest combines a traditional health fair, including discounted labs and free health screenings, with Healthy Kids Day, an annual event for children and families made possible by a partnership between Mercer Health and the Kiwanis Clubs of Coldwater and Celina. Fall Fest occurs each year in October. For more information, contact Community Outreach at 419-678-5216 visit our Community Calendar.
Flu Immunization Clinics
Flu Immunization Clinics are offered each year at a variety of locations throughout the local community. For more information, call Community Outreach at 419-678-5216 or visit our Community Calendar.
Foot and Toenail Clinics
Foot and Toenail Clinics are offered every Wednesday from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. at the Disease Management Clinic at the Community Medical Center in Celina. Appointments are required. For more information, call the Disease Management Clinic at 419-586-9657 or visit our Community Calendar.
Healthy Kids Day
Healthy Kids Day is offered each Fall in conjunction with Fall Fest. It is made possible by a partnership between Mercer Health and the Celina and Coldwater Kiwanis Clubs. For more information, contact Community Outreach at 419-678-5216 or visit our Community Calendar.
Healthy Waves Challenge
Mercer Health and Community Sports and Therapy 2019 Healthy Waves Challenge begins May 13 and runs through June 23. Participate in moderate intensity aerobic activity for a total of 1,020 minutes over the course of six weeks and be entered to win great prizes! Fill out an official entry form and submit it by July 1 for your chance to win. See official rules for more information.
Infant Massage is proven to aid in the development of newborns. Our Childbirth Center has certified infant massage instructors to teach techniques that help soothe infants and assist in early development. For more information contact the Childbirth Center at 419-678-5363.
Joint Clinic is held at Mercer County Community Hospital on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month for patients preparing to undergo joint replacement. For more information contact Surgical Services at 419-678-5248.
Mercer County Fair
Mercer County Fair is held in August every year at the Fairgrounds in Celina. Mercer Health offers a variety of free health screenings and health information. For more information, contact Community Outreach at 419-678-5216.
Mercer Health 5K Running Series
Mercer Health 5K Running Series challenges participants to compete in at least six local 5K races in local communities. For more information, visit www.mercerhealth5kchallenge.com.
Mercer Healthy Living Expo
Mercer Healthy Living Expo offers discounted lab testing, free Walk-in Wellness screenings and a variety of health and wellness resources and information provided by services and organizations in Mercer County. For more information, contact Community Outreach at 419-678-5216 or visit our Community Calendar.
Walk-in Wellness is a program that provides free health screenings including blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol screenings to the community each month. Screenings are held monthly at Mercer Health locations. For an up-to-date schedule, visit our Community Calendar or contact Outreach at 419-678-5216.
Nutrition Education is provided to inpatients, outpatients and also to the community by Registered Dietitians and Registered Dietetic Technicians. A wide variety of topics related to healthy food choices, nutrition, weight management and healthy lifestyles are available for group presentations. Some examples include: Healthy Dining Out, Reading Food Labels, Heart Healthy Eating, Food Safety, Increasing your Fiber Intake, and Benefits of Calcium in Your Diet. Programs need to be scheduled at least one month in advance of presentation date. For more information contact Nutrition Services at 419-678-5177.
Occupational Health Programs
Occupational Health programs offered by Mercer Health in affiliations with the West Central Ohio Regional Healthcare Alliance (WCORHA) are designed to meet the specific needs of each individual organization. For more information, contact Occupational Health at 419-586-1220.
Patient Authorized, Direct Access Testing
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. More information is available by visiting Patient Authorized, Direct Access Testing on our website or calling Laboratory Services at 419-678-5122.
Play Hospital Program
Play Hospital Program welcomes and introduces Kindergarten students from all Mercer County schools, to the hospital setting. Play Hospital utilizes interactive learning activities from every hospital department. For more information, contact Community Outreach at 419-678-5216.
Speaker’s Bureau for Mercer Health provides a wide range of educational presentations for meetings and other groups. For more information about potential topics and speakers contact Marketing and Communications at 419-678-5613.
Weight Management Center Programs
Mercer Health’s Weight Management Center offers a variety of programs, support groups and seminars including an online seminar introducing patients to bariatric surgery. For more information about the Weight Management Center, call 419-678-8446.
Mercer Health offers individually designed Wellness Programs for employers in the community, including health risk screenings, assessments and interventions. For more information about our Occupational Wellness Programs, call 419-586-1220.