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Mercyhealth Development Foundation Holds Successful Toy Drive

ROCKFORD, Illinois— The Mercyhealth Development Foundation held a successful Holiday Toy Drive on Thursday, December 13, collecting more than 500 toys for pediatric patients receiving care throughout Mercyhealth. Generous donors dropped off toys throughout the morning and enjoyed a delicious ...

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Mercyhealth Offers Impact Concussion Testing

CRYSTAL LAKE, Illinois- Mercyhealth is pleased to offer ImPACT testing and follow-up care for individuals 5 and older, in any sport such as high school, college and youth/adult sports leagues. ImPACT stands for Immediate Post-concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing and is ...

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Rockford IceHogs Players Visit Mercyhealth Pediatric Patients

On Monday, December 10, four Rockford IceHogs players visited Mercyhealth's Javon Bea Hospital-Rockton. The IceHogs collected more than 3,000 stuffed animals during the recent Teddy Bear Toss. It was held Sunday, December 1, during halftime at the Rockford vs. Milwaukee game. The players distributed the ...

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Mercyhealth Hosted Open House Celebration at New Hospital

Nearly 8,000 people toured the largest construction project in Rockford’s history ROCKFORD, Illinois—Two years and ten months after Mercyhealth broke ground on Mercyhealth’s Javon Bea Hospital and Physician Clinic–Riverside, the public was invited to tour the largest construction project in Rockford’s ...

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House of Mercy to Host Monthly Open House December 18

JANESVILLE, Wisconsin—The House of Mercy Homeless Center, 320 Lincoln St., Janesville, will host a volunteer open house on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 pm. The next open house is Tuesday, December 18. Guests will enjoy a facility ...

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Mercyhealth Joins Giving Tuesday November 27

ROCKFORD, Illinois– Mercyhealth Development Foundation has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 27, #GivingTuesday is held ...

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Carl Christie

Mercyhealth Welcomes New Gynecology Oncologist

ROCKFORD, Illinois—Mercyhealth is pleased to welcome Carl L. Christie, DO, to the Mercyhealth Women’s Center–Rockford, located at 7180 Spring Brook Rd., Rockford. He is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Gynecologic Oncology and specializes in Gynecologic Oncology cancer ...

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