May 21 2018

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. In June, Neighborhood Nurse will offer multiple free health screenings, including blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol and osteoporosis. Neighborhood Nurse now also offers screenings at...

May 17 2018

Ohio’s American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) recognized Dr. Jonathan Winner at its annual awards symposium in April.  Selected for his leadership and service to his profession, his community and his patients, Dr. Jonathan Winner was awarded the Young Family Physician of the Year.  Dr. Jonathan Winner has continued to work towards providing the highest quality, compassionate...

Apr 26 2018

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.  In May, Neighborhood Nurse will offer multiple free health screenings, including blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol and osteoporosis. Neighborhood Nurse now also offers screenings at...

Apr 11 2018

Mercer Health and Community Sports and Therapy Center have partnered together to offer a “Healthy Waves Challenge” to motivate and encourage the community—YOU—to get up and MOVE. Participants are required to complete 1,020 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic activity for 6 weeks from May 14th to June 24th. Participants must be 18 years old. Entry forms for the “Healthy Waves Challenge” will be...

Mar 13 2018

For the third year in a row, Mercer Health’s Mercer County Joint Township Community Hospital has been named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health.  Mercer County Joint Township Community Hospital was named as one of iVantage Health Analytics’ Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States in 2016 and 2017 and...

Mar 9 2018

As of Friday, March 9th, 2018, visitor restrictions at all Mercer Health locations have been removed.  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.

Feb 28 2018

The Weight Management Center at Mercer Health will be holding its free weight management support group on Monday, March 12, at Mercer Health’s West Campus location, 830 W. Main St., Coldwater.  Two sessions will be held: 6:00pm, for those interested in, preparing for, or have had weight loss surgery; and 7:00pm, for those that have participated in a non-surgical weight loss program at Mercer...

Feb 15 2018

At Mercer Health, we strive to provide the entire county and surrounding communities with valuable healthcare resources. During the month of March, in addition to our regularly scheduled monthly events, we will offer: Mercer Healthy Living Expo – The most comprehensive annual health fair in the area offers free health screenings, discounted lab tests, interactive displays from more than 30 local...

Feb 13 2018

Due to continued widespread flu activity in Mercer County and the surrounding area, Mercer Health is offering a public walk-in flu vaccine clinic on Thursday, February 15, from 7:00 – 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Mercer Health West Campus (830 W. Main St., Coldwater). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are still weeks of flu activity ahead and the first and...

Feb 8 2018

The Medical, Educational and Development (MED) Foundation of Mercer Health awarded Maurice and Mary Ann Harting the 2018 Outstanding Friend of the Year award at the annual Friends of the MED Foundation dinner on January 28, 2018. “Maurice and Mary Ann Harting truly exemplify the characteristics of what is considered an outstanding friend,” Deb Hemmelgarn, MED Foundation Coordinator, said. “Not...

Feb 6 2018

Mercer Health will once again host the Mercer Healthy Living Expo on Saturday, March 3 from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Galleria in Celina. Admission is free and more than 30 local organizations will offer free and discounted health screenings, health information and much more. The event will also include a blood drive, a prescription drug take back event and a speaker series. More information can...

Jan 23 2018

Mercer Health would like to invite patients and family members to attend upcoming Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) meetings. PFAC allows patients and families to come together to share their thoughts, perspective and ideas and recommendations for our practices. PFAC will meet during the following times in February: Mercer Health Medical Group at Coldwater PFAC Meeting(Patients of Dr....

Jan 19 2018

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 now limiting all visitors under the age of 14 at Mercer County Community Hospital in all departments. This now includes siblings visiting the Childbirth...

Jan 25 2018

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 February 2018, please refer to the ...

Jan 12 2018

Nine students successfully completed Mercer Health’s babysitter training program during two sessions of classes held in December. 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, bottle...

Jan 4 2018

The first baby of 2018 was born at Mercer County Community Hospital on Wednesday, January 3. Lynnlee Gower, daughter of Jessica and Kirk Gower, was born at 7:48 a.m., weighing 6 pounds 5.8 ounces and measuring 19 inches. Lynnlee was welcomed by her parents and four older brothers. The Gower family received a sherpa blanket, a $100 gift certificate to the Celina-Mercer County Chamber of Commerce...

Jan 4 2018

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...

Dec 28 2017

According to a recent community health assessment, Mercer County currently has a 38.4% obesity rate, meaning more than 1 in 3 adults within Mercer County is classified as obese.  As a health care leader, Mercer Health is dedicated to helping improve the health of our community and is pleased to offer the only Weight Management Center in the area.  Mercer Health’s Weight Management Center offers...

Dec 27 2017

On December 7, Julie Stahl, RN, Care Coordinator at Mercer Health, was recognized as a top leader in Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) population health with a 2017 Population Health Pioneer Award for Most Valuable Care Coordinator. Stahl was one of twelve individuals to receive an award, which spanned Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI),...

Dec 27 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 January 2018, please refer to the ...

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