Offerings to Improve Your Health
Mercy Memorial Hospital System (MMHS) offers a variety of health screenings to the public. For specific information such as date, time, location and fee, please view our online calendar. Below is a current list of our health screenings.
Annual Prostate Cancer Screening (FREE)
On a first come, first serve basis. Mercy Memorial Corporate Connection offers a free prostate cancer screening, both PSA (blood draw) and digital exam, for males 40 years of age and older. Please call (734) 240-4162 for further information.
Annual Skin Cancer Screening (FREE)
On a first come, first serve basis. Mercy Memorial Corporate Connection offers a free skin cancer screening by board certified dermatologists. Please call (734) 240-4162 for further information.
Blood Pressure Screening (FREE)
MMHS offers a FREE blood pressure screening held the second Wednesday of each month, 8 to 10 a.m. at the Mall of Monroe.
Our Corporate Connection, located at 901 N. Macomb St., Ste. 1, offers pre-employment exams and drug-screenings for workers compensation, Mercy Memorial Hospital System’s Corporate Connection provides comprehensive occupational medicine services including annual and baseline screenings for hearing, vision and pulmonary function, corporate wellness and prevention programs, on-site vaccinations and return-to work physicals. The following services are offered: health care services, drug-free work program, wellness and education, employee assistance, physical rehabilitation, work safety. For more information call (734) 240-4150.
MMHS offers free and low cost health screenings four times per year. Free tests and services include: glaucoma, blood pressure, hearing, nutrition and medication counseling, height/weight measurement and pulmonary function test. No appointment necessary. Vouchers are available at each location for free prostate screening exam. The physical exam is free; PSA blood test–$20.
Other testing available for a small fee include blood panel–$25; diabetic screening hemoglobin A1C–$15; and colorectal cancer kits–$5. Other specialists may include podiatrists, sleep specialists, massage therapists, respiratory therapists and mental health professionals. Adult vaccines are available. This event is sponsored by The United Way of Monroe County, Mercy Memorial Hospital System, Family Medical Center of Michigan and Monroe County Health Department. For more information call (734) 242-1331.
MMHS offers a lunch and learn that begins at 11 a.m. followed by interactive wellness presentations at the Monroe Senior Center/Monroe Center for Healthy Aging, located at 15275 South Dixie Highway, Monroe. The Monroe Center for Healthy Aging along with Mercy Memorial Hospital collaborates to promote self-responsibility in healthy aging. RSVP required, call (734) 241-0404.
Community Health Needs Assessment
Our community health needs assessment uses quantitative and qualitative methods to systematically collect and analyze data from Monroe County and the surrounding area to understand the health within the community we serve. The assessment includes information on health risk factors, quality of life, mortality, morbidity, perceived needs, community assets, forces of change, social determinants of health and health inequity as well as information on how well Mercy Memorial provides essential services.