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Blood screening


Salem Regional Medical Center’s Laboratory Services and Internal Medicine Center is offering a comprehensive blood screening July 21 at SRMC’s Internal Medicine Center in Suite C of the Salem Medical Arts Building, 2020 E. State St.

The cost of the comprehensive screening is $45. Participants may add a prostate specific antigen test to their comprehensive panel for an additional $12; and a HgA1c diabetes screen for an additional $28. A lipid panel only, which measures cholesterol levels and is included in the comprehensive screening, is also available for $12.

Pre-registration and appointments are required. Call 330-332-7807.

Steward Health has been re-accredited


Steward Health Care’s Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital has been re-accredited for three years for the seventh-consecutive time by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for its inpatient rehabilitation programs.

The 69-bed hospital offers vocational rehabilitation, speech/language pathology, audiology and psychological services, specialized centers for brain injury, stroke and spinal cord injury; and specialized programs for orthopedics and amputations, along with intensive therapy programs and individualized treatment.

2018 Leadership Award


The Mahoning County Mental Health & Recovery Board recognized Mercy Health Youngstown and Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley with the 2018 Leadership Award during its recent annual recognition luncheon.

“Together, we have been able to build safe rooms in the Austintown and Boardman emergency departments, provide mental health navigation to ensure patients receive the care they need, and put Ohio certified peer recovery supporters in the emergency departments and local treatment centers to address the growing addiction problem in our area,” said Anna Cobbin, a member of the board of directors of the Mahoning County Mental Health & Recovery Board.

This project adds 14 beds at Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital that will provide for on-demand access to detoxification services.

"All of these services are critical to our community and are only possible because of Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley. We could not have funded these services at this level without Mercy Health Foundation," said Duane Piccirilli, executive director, Mahoning County Mental Health & Recovery Board.

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