Events

2017 UPCOMING EVENTS:


Grand Lake Harmful Algae Bloom Seminar, Mercer County  Healthcare Disaster Planning Coalition (MCHDPC) – Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 from 10:00a.m.-11:30a.m. at Central Services Bldg., Conference Room B195 (Use Sugar St. Entrance)

Guest speakers, Rebecca Fugitt (ODH) & Amy Klei (EPA), from the ODH Bureau of Environmental Health and Radiation protection will present; How to monitor Harmful Algae Bloom (HAB) at Grand Lake St Marys. Using features such as: Beach Guard, recreational advisories and what they mean, drinking water advisories, how to report a bloom, HAB’s human/illness/forms process of reporting to Local Health Department and Ohio Department Health. Register by 7/7/17 at Eventbrite http://bit.ly/2nK5KP6. See more information on our event page https://www.facebook.com/events/398096850560271/. This event is sponsored by Mercer County Healthcare Disater Planning Coalition (MCHDPC).

The MCHDPC is a voluntary group chaired by the Mercer County Health District (MCHD), Mercer County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), and Mercer Health Hospital. Its goal is to maximize healthcare response capabilities and minimize healthcare system interruption during emergencies by planning together to identify and fill gaps. The Coalition is open to all organizations that provide or support health services in Mercer County. Recruitment of members will be ongoing. The Coalition meets semi-annually to engage in planning, completing training and exercises. The MCHDPC will work to support the restoration of community healthcare systems, including public health, medical, and mental/behavioral health, post-disaster. Contact Bill Steinbrunner (419) 586-3251 ext 1286 or bsteinbrunner@mchdohio.org with questions or more information.


WIC Kids Day – Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 11:00a.m.-2:00p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran “Purple Door Church”, Celina

Mercer County WIC is hosting Kid’s Day on Saturday, July 22nd from 11:00a.m.-2:00p.m to celebrate Breastfeeding Awareness Month! This event is open and FREE to the public. Lots of food, activities, games and more!  More information here.


3Q2017 MRC Meeting – Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at Central Services Bldg., Conference Room B195 (Use Sugar St. Entrance)

Contact Bill Steinbrunner (419) 586-3251 ext 1286 or bsteinbrunner@mchdohio.org to become a volunteer!


Drive Thru Flu Clinic at Mercer County Fairgrounds – Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 from 9:30a.m.-6:00p.m.

Drive Thru to get your whole family flu shots and never leave the car! Please use the Market St. entrance at the Mercer County Fairgrounds and bring your insurance card with completed screening form for speedy service. Interested in Volunteering for the event? Contact Bill Steinbrunner (419) 586-3251 ext 1286 or bsteinbrunner@mchdohio.org.


Mercer County  Healthcare Disaster Planning Coalition (MCHDPC) – Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 from 10:00a.m.-12:00p.m. at Central Services Bldg., Conference Room B195 (Use Sugar St. Entrance)

The Mercer County Healthcare Disaster Planning Coalition (MCHDPC) is a voluntary group chaired by the Mercer County Health Department (MCHD), Mercer County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), and Mercer Health Hospital. Its goal is to maximize healthcare response capabilities and minimize healthcare system interruption during emergencies by planning together to identify and fill gaps. The Coalition is open to all organizations that provide or support health services in Mercer County. Recruitment of members will be ongoing. The Coalition meets semi-annually to engage in planning, completing training and exercises. The MCHDPC will work to support the restoration of community healthcare systems, including public health, medical, and mental/behavioral health, post-disaster. Contact Bill Steinbrunner (419) 586-3251 ext 1286 or bsteinbrunner@mchdohio.org with questions or more information.


Healthy Kids Day – Saturday, October 21st, 2017 from 10:00a.m.-12:30p.m. at Coldwater High School Auditoria

Mercer Health Hospital, in cooperation with the Coldwater and Celina Kiwanis, will be conducting their 13th annual Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, October 21st, at the Coldwater High School Auditoria, from 10:00 A.M. until 12:30 P.M. A wide variety of screenings and activities have been planned. Everything offered is free and open to the public. There will be a large number of screenings offered including pre-school readiness, physical development assessments, hearing screenings, general dental screenings, simple visual assessments, education development assessments, and blood pressure checks for children and adults. Skin cancer assessments of face, height/weight checks, and body mass index readings will be offered by Mercer Health Hospital.  In addition to the screenings, many safety displays will offer interactive education for the children.  The Fire Safety Smoke House, a fire truck and an ambulance will all be available for tours. Door prizes will be handed out throughout the entire event. Those wanting more information should call 419-678-5613.


4Q2017 MRC Meeting – Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at Central Services Bldg., Conference Room B195 (Use Sugar St. Entrance)

Contact Bill Steinbrunner (419) 586-3251 ext 1286 or bsteinbrunner@mchdohio.org to become a volunteer!