June 10, 2019

Mercy Medical Center offering Western Stark County residents free lab and health screenings, free mammograms

Mercy Medical Center and the Massillon Rotary Foundation are partnering to offer free laboratory and health screenings for the Western Stark County community from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 22 at Mercy Health Center of Massillon, 2935 Lincoln Way West in Massillon. Free mammograms are available, by appointment, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18 at Mercy Health Center of Massillon. These events are open to residents of communities served by the Massillon Rotary Foundation, including Massillon, Beach City, Bethlehem Township, Brewster, Canal Fulton, Jackson Township, Navarre, North Lawrence, Perry Township, Richville, Sugar Creek Township, Tuscarawas Township and Wilmot.

The free lab screenings include a complete blood count (CBC), comprehensive metabolic panel (CMP), lipid profile, thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), hemoglobin A1C, prostate-specific antigen (PSA), if applicable, and vitamin D 25-hydroxy. These screenings test for cholesterol, anemia, kidney/liver function, thyroid, prostate, vitamin D and blood glucose. A 12-hour fast is recommended for more accurate results. Registration is requested. Please call Mercy Healthcare Connection at 330-489-1333 to register. A physician’s order is not required for the lab screenings and health fair.

In addition to lab screenings, the health fair will also offer:

  • Weight Management (Body Mass Index ‘BMI’ Screenings)
  • Therapy Services (Strength/Balance Screenings & Tours)
  • Mercy Dental Services
  • Respiratory Therapy (Pulmonary Function Testing)
  • Mercy Heart Center (Blood Pressure Checks)
  • Mercy Cancer Center 
Appointments and a physician’s order are required for mammograms on June 18. To register, please call 330-489-1493.
 
Free lab screenings and mammograms are made possible by a generous gift from the Massillon Rotary Foundation designated to better the health and wellness of the residents of Western Stark County.
 
About Mercy Medical Center
Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Alliance, Carroll County, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, Massillon, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see cantonmercy.org.

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