Mercy Hospital South

New Year’s baby welcomed at Mercy South

  The first Mercy Hospital South baby of 2020 is Tyler Jacob Vogt, born at 2:19 a.m. Jan. 2. Tyler weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19-and-a-half inches long. His parents are Kristen and Jake Vogt of Waterloo, Illinois. Tyler joins two older brothers, Henry, 5, and Lucas, 7, who was also born on

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Mercy Hospital South unveils renovated Kids ER wing

Photos by Erin Achenbach.  Mercy Hospital South, formerly St. Anthony’s Medical Center, dedicated and blessed their new Mercy Kids ER in a ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 6. The ER opened in October but underwent renovations over the last two months. Renovations include new decor and activities inside the room to keep children distracted while in

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Protests organized outside Mercy South after flu shot firing

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Protesters took to Kennerly Road outside Mercy Hospital South — formerly St. Anthony’s Medical Center — last week to protest the hospital’s decision to fire a nurse who refused to get a flu shot. In online videos, Nelia Abuchon said she organized the Nov. 27 protest to support her

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St. Anthony’s legacy will live on under new name, Mercy says

St. Anthony’s gets new name: Mercy Hospital South By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com St. Anthony’s Medical Center will change its name to “Mercy Hospital South” beginning this fall after feedback from residents and employees who said they expected the name to change after the hospital was acquired by Mercy last year. The St. Anthony’s

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