NEW Mercy Open House March 20th!

We cordially invite you to our Open House for the NEW Mercy Health Center at 700 Oglethorpe Avenue, Suite C7 Athens, Georgia 30606 Wednesday, March 20th from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm (at 5:00 pm there will be a Dedication & Announcement. Tours of the new Mercy will take place before and after) Bring your…

Mercy Health Center in Athens GA provides quality medical & dental care to our uninsured and low income neighbors.

Athens Patch: Demand for Free Health Care Growing in Athens, Ga.

From Ian Branam’s article in today’s Athens Patch: “The demand for free health care in the Athens area far exceeds what Mercy Health Center and the Athens Nurses Clinic are able to provide. “We have hundreds of people calling for ten slots,” said Mary Baxter, office manager for Mercy Health Center. “We want to care…

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Walk Through @ the new Mercy Health Center

Earlier this week, our volunteer Leadership Team had the opportunity to walk through the new building and see the construction in progress! For most of them, it was their first opportunity to actually see the inside of the new building, and the experience was an emotional one. In this season where we celebrate the coming…


The Affordable Care Act and the need for Mercy

………………………….. We’ve been getting a lot of questions concerning the changes ahead in our healthcare system, and while the potential ramifications are not yet clear, we do know that there will continue to be those who need the kinds of services Mercy (and other clinics) provide. To get an idea of the complexity of this…

Mercy featured in World Magazine

Mercy Health Center was featured in an August 2012 issue of World Magazine and was the South region runner up for the 2012 Hope Award for Effective Compassion. The awards for each region were given to local, Christian organizations dedicated to service and compassion. Mercy received recognition not only for the quality medical care provided…

Mercy Health Center: Hope

Here is our latest video highlighting what Mercy Health Center is all about. This video was shot primarily at one of our weekly evening medical clinics and features some of our 500+ volunteers and medical providers in action!

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Lion’s Club of Oconee Donates to Mercy Health Center

Originally published by     Don Truluck, president of the Oconee Lions Club, presents a refurbished Automated External Defibrilator (AED) unit to Christel Lavelle, physician’s assistant, Mercy Health Center, and Tracy Thompson, executive director of Mercy Health Center. The staff at MHC will use the Automated External Defibrilator to ensure the safety of patients….


Uninsured Have Option in Area

Originally published by   The issue of health care reform seems to be the topic of all network news and talk shows and the front-page story in most newspapers. While Congress considers this issue, Mercy Health Center continues serving many of our uninsured neighbors in the Athens area. Mercy is an extension of the…


Mercy Health Center Receives Grant from Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente announced in December 2008 that Mercy Health Center was awarded a $50,000 grant to hire their first full-time medical provider – a nurse practitioner. This will be Mercy Health Center’s first full-time medical provider. This grant will allow us to give more in-depth quality medical care as well as day time medical clinic…