Successful Open House for Mercy Health Rockford Campus

November 3, 2014 4:18 pm

Thanks to Everyone Who Attended to Make it a Successful Event!
Hundreds of local community members flocked on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. to Mercy Health Rockford Campus, which opened to patients on Oct. 20.

Components of the The yopen house included:

  • Grand Rapids Ophthalmology giveaways and contests
  • Giveaways of the Mercy Health Cookie, bags, head warmers and hot/cold packs!
  • Meet and Greet with Brooke from Star 105.7
  • Participants could take on the morning co-hosts of the radio station, B-93
  • Rockford Ambulance was in attendance
  • Body Scan Analysis
  • Plainfield Fire Department gave tours of the fire truck
  • “Healthy Selfies” booth, where participants could identify goals on white boards and have their photos taken
  • “Be a Doc for a Day,” by meeting with the pediatricians from the Mercy Health Rockford Campus and playing with some doctor kits to get a feel for what being a doctor would be like!
  • Worldwide Wolverine Family YMCA attended with a Thankful Turkey display, where people could write what they would be thankful for this year.

registrants healthyselfie FOX 17 Be a Doc for a Day Mercy Health registrars scheduled more than ten women for mammograms and dozens more inquired about other services, such as primary care, pediatric care, the drive-thru pharmacy (scheduled to open later this month) Urgent Care, lab and radiology.

“This open house is a great opportunity for us to show our appreciation for the warm reception we received since coming to the Rockford area,” said Kara Morley-Smolek, MD, a pediatrician who sees patients at the Mercy Health Rockford Campus. “We are very excited by the turnout and the level of excitement the community has demonstrated – we see patients come from all over the northeast area and beyond for our care.”

FOX 17 came out to check out the excitement (pictured left, interviewing Dr. Kara Morley-Smolek. Watch the online story here, “Mercy Health Rockford Campus has it all.” 

If you would like more information about the Mercy Health Rockford Campus and its services, please visit www.mercyhealthambulancesaintmarys.com/rockford. All new patients are encouraged to call 616.685.8500.

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