Apr 25 2017

At Mercer Health, we strive to provide the entire county and surrounding communities with valuable healthcare resources. Many opportunities for free health information and support are offered each month. For a full listing of community events and education during May 2017, please refer to the...

Apr 5 2017

Beginning Monday, April 10, Mercer Health’s, Mercer County Community Hospital, will begin fencing off the west parking lot areas in anticipation for the construction of the West Wing Expansion.  All entrances on the west side of Mercer County Community Hospital will become unavailable at that time.  All hospital patients and visitors should enter the parking lots using the A and B entrances off...

Mar 30 2017

At Mercer Health, we strive to provide the entire county and surrounding communities with valuable healthcare resources. Many opportunities for free health information and support are offered each month. For a full listing of community events and education during April 2017, please refer to the...

Mar 30 2017

The Weight Management Center at Mercer Health will be holding a special, free event titled “The Now & Later of Food Labels” on Monday, April 10, at 6:00pm at Mercer Health’s West Campus location.  If you are interested in learning in more detail how to properly read food labels, as well as how the food label standards will soon be changing, join us at this month’s program, presented by Barb...

Mar 30 2017

The American College of Radiology recently awarded Mercer Health accreditation in mammography. “Mercer Health’s mammography department is now accredited by ACR (American College of Radiology),” Sara Bruening, Director of Radiology and Imaging Services, said. “It is a three year accreditation that proves that we are achieving above-standard image quality and...

Mar 30 2017

This year more than 700 students from all Mercer County elementary schools, as well as students from Versailles Elementary School in Darke County, will attend “Play Hospital” between March 30 and April 7 at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. For nearly 20 years, Mercer Health has invited local kindergarten students to attend Play Hospital. The program is an interactive opportunity for...

Mar 22 2017

As of Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017, all Mercer Health locations will be removing all visitor restrictions.  During a period of heightened influenza cases Mercer Health restricted visitation to protect patients, visitors and staff to help prevent further spread of the illness.  It is still advised to limit visitation if an individual is feeling ill/sick.

Mar 2 2017

The Weight Management Center at Mercer Health will be holding a special, free event titled “Know your Options:  Weight Loss Therapies” on Monday, March 13, at 6:00pm at Mercer Health’s West Campus location.  Have you ever wondered how behavior modification, diet, exercise, weight loss surgery, and weight loss medications work, and how certain weight loss therapies can work together to help you...

Mar 1 2017

To clarify any misunderstandings, the West Wing Expansion project at Mercer Health’s Mercer County Community Hospital has not been altered.  The project, including all three floors, is proceeding as planned with groundwork to begin in the next few weeks.  For more information about the project, please contact Mindy Kremer, Senior Director of Development, Marketing and Community Relations at 419-...

Feb 28 2017

At Mercer Health, we strive to provide the entire county and surrounding communities with valuable healthcare resources. Many opportunities for free health information and support are offered each month. For a full listing of community events and education during March 2017, please refer to the March...

Feb 23 2017

The state of Ohio is experiencing widespread influenza. At Mercer Health, we are seeing influenza patients in our outpatient areas, as well as patients that have been admitted for care and treatment related to influenza. As a precaution, we are limiting visitors at Mercer County Community Hospital.  In addition, we request patients in our outpatient clinics and physician offices limit the...

Feb 13 2017

Nearly 150 Friends of the Medical Educational and Development (MED) Foundation of Mercer Health were in attendance when VJ and Marilyn Westerheide of Coldwater were awarded the Outstanding Friend of the Year for 2016, at the annual dinner for the Friends on January 29th, 2017.  The Westerheides join the Mercer Health Volunteers Association, HCF Management, Inc., Coldwater Machine, Mr. and Mrs....

Feb 3 2017

Mercer Health will once again host the most comprehensive annual health fair in the area on Saturday, March 4 from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Galleria in Celina. Admission is free and more than 50 exhibits from local organizations will offer free and discounted health screenings, health information and much more. Also included in this year’s event is a blood drive, prescription drug take back...

Feb 2 2017

The Weight Management Center at Mercer Health will be holding a special, FREE program and support group titled “Dealing with Change” on Monday, February 13, at 6:00pm at Mercer Health’s West Campus location.  This month’s program is presented by Michael Wuebker, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist.  If interested in attending, registration is encouraged by calling 419-678-8446.   The Mercer Health...

Feb 2 2017

The Weight Management Center at Mercer Health will be holding a special, FREE program and support group titled “Dealing with Change” on Monday, February 13, at 6:00pm at Mercer Health’s West Campus location.  This month’s program is presented by Michael Wuebker, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist.  If interested in attending, registration is encouraged by calling 419-678-8446.   The Mercer Health...

Jan 18 2017

Three Mercer Health provider offices, Mercer Health Medical Group at Celina Pro, Mercer Health Medical Group at Coldwater and Mercer Health Medical Group at the Galleria, have been selected to participate in the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) CMS innovation model.  CPC+ is a national advanced primary care medical home model that aims to strengthen primary care through a regionally based...

Jan 10 2017

The Mercer Health Weight Management Center will hold a 9-week weight management program titled Rev It Up!® to help people achieve a healthier lifestyle.  The next 9-week program will begin on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Classes will be held at 5:30pm at the Mercer Health Weight Management Center, located at the Mercer Health West Campus.  Participants in this program will meet each Tuesday for 9...

Jan 6 2017

Mercer Health’s Diabetes Support Group will meet on Monday, January 9 at 2 p.m. at Mercer County Community Hospital, 800 West Main Street, Coldwater, in the Sanderell Room. Being sick can make your blood sugars go high.  When you are sick your body is under stress making it more difficult to control your blood sugars.  Dr. Alyssa Tobe, Hospitalist with Mercer Health, will be presenting how your...

Jan 5 2017

Mercer Health’s New Year’s Baby 2017, Jaycee Ahlers, daughter of Jenna and Jason Ahlers of Coldwater, was born at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3. Jaycee was the recipient of a Sherpa blanket, a $100 gift certificate to the Celina-Mercer County Chamber of Commerce and numerous other gifts.

Jan 3 2017

Eighteen students recently successfully completed Mercer Health’s babysitter training program on December 27 and 28.  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...

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