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Mercy Health receives $100K to expand oral health program

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The Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley was awarded $100,000 to expand a health program for children.

Mercy Health received the gift from the Mahoning Valley Hospital Foundation to expand the Oral Health Wellness program to children in Mahoning and Trumbull counties.

In collaboration with Austintown Local School District and the Inspiring Minds program in Warren, the program focuses on reducing the number of children with untreated tooth decay which is often a gateway to other infection.

Children will also learn various ways of oral hygiene and how to maintain healthy smiles. 

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