Wellness Programs at Mercy Health Center

Wellness Mission Statement

Our mission is to enhance patient health and wellness by meeting patients in their current state of well-being while working towards living a healthier lifestyle. We assist patients by bridging provider recommendations with patient goals focused on improving awareness, motivation, and confidence with managing health behaviors. We aim to improve wellness and health literacy by providing various programs tailored to meet patients’ diverse and unique needs.

How can we help you?

  • Smoking Cessation classes
  • Diabetes education
  • Building Healthy Habits classes
  • Nutrition appointments
  • Health Coaching
  • Hep C Evaluations/Team
  • Food eTalk
  • St. Mary’s Wellness Center

How to Schedule an Appointment

Schedule a nutrition appointment with Mercy dieticians by calling 706.425.9445 ext 221

Schedule an appointment with a health coach by calling 706.425.9445 ext 221

Food eTalk

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In a partnership with the Unviersity of Georgia, Mercy is proud to offer Food eTalk. FoodTalk.org was made especially for Georgians who want FREE ideas on how to keep their families healthy by making nutritious food choices on a budget! See our staff to make a Food eTalk appointment! Click the Food eTalk button to the right to learn more.

Health Education Courses

  • Courage to Quit 2019 -- 11-12pm
  • April 17, 24
  • May 1, 8
  • August 7, 14, 21, 28
  • October 2, 9, 16, 23
  • Building Healthy Habits 2019 -- 11-12pm
  • March 20, 27
  • April 3, 10
  • September 4, 11, 18, 25


Being able to understand healthcare information and instructions is important for making and maintaining positive health decisions. Below are links to…

Wellness Videos

These videos have been created for patients in combination with Katie Calkin, a Master Certified Health Education Specialist from Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center

So I do not run aimlessly; I do not box as one beating the air. But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified.
-- 1 Corinthians 9:26-27