(Festus) Mercy Hospital Jefferson has been recognized once again for its efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States.

John Winkelman is the Community Relations Manager at Mercy Jefferson. He says the A grade rating comes from The Leapfrog Group.

Winkelman adds this is a special recognition for the hospital.

To see Mercy’s full grade details, and to access patient tips for staying safe in the hospital click here.