Jul 01 2014

Summer Fun Safety Tips

Fireworks are synonymous with our celebration of Independence Day. Backyard BBQ and summer outdoor activities fill our July days. Yet the thrill of fireworks and summer sun can bring pain. At least 200 people a year visit the emergency room on the fourth of July due to fireworks injury. Others seek medical attention for sunburn...
May 01 2014

Nurse’s Week

May brings May flowers, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, and for us at Deaconess Faith Community Nurse Ministry – Nurse’s Week. Nurse’s week – a celebration of all that good about nursing – is the week of May 5th. Deaconess Faith Community Nurse Ministries celebrates Nurse’s Week all month by promoting the work of faith community...
Mar 01 2014

National Kidney Month

This month Deaconess Faith Community Nurse Ministries joins with National Kidney Foundation in National Kidney Month. We urge Americans to get to know two humble hardworking organs: the kidneys. The kidneys serve a vital function in filtering waste from the bloodstream. They serve to help control blood pressure. Proper hydration of at least six to...
Jun 01 2014

Men’s Health Month

Wear Blue! It is Men’s Health Month – a time to heighten awareness of preventable health problems and encouragement for early detection and treatment of diseases that affect men and boys. Deaconess Faith Community Nurse Ministries joins the work to make men and boys healthier. Do you know that men die higher rates than women...
Apr 01 2014

Healthy Choices, Healthy Communities Month

Since 1987, the National Council of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) encourages communities to focus on awareness of the disease of alcoholism and alcohol related issues. Often faith communities have been silent about this chronic disease, which is treatable, and not a moral weakness or failure. This month Deaconess Faith Community Nurse Ministries joins others...