Aug 10 2020

August is National Immunization Awareness Month.

In the midst of the current pandemic, getting a flu shot is important to prevent disease. It is especially important this year, to prevent co-current diseases. What that means is to have both flu and Covid-19 at the same time or near the same time. Medical professionals and researchers are concerned that vulnerable populations, such...
Jun 02 2020

God’s work through Deaconess Nurse Ministry

“See, the home of God is among mortals. He dwells with them; they will be his peoples, and God himself will be with them.” (Revelation 21:3) My heart is heavy with grief and concern. There is so much worry and anxiety in the world right now. People dying with Covid – 19, other losing their jobs,...
Apr 30 2020

Deaconess Nurses – Then and Now.

The person was fine in the morning, and dead by nightfall. Sounds like now with Covid – 19. But is also from Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918. Until Covid – 19, the Spanish flu pandemic on 1918-1919 was the only recent pandemic experience. This devastating influenza pandemic lasted only about a year, but ultimately claimed...
Aug 10 2020

Deaconess Nurse Ministry’s Partnership with St. Louis City Senior Fund.

  We would like to say thanks to the St. Louis City Senior Fund for their support throughout the years. This year, through the St. Louis City Senior Fund,  three Deaconess nurses were able to help 104 seniors in the city of the St Louis receive 253 different referrals, adding up to $20,115 increase in...
May 07 2020

Deaconess Nurses’ work in the community during these uncertain times. 

We would like to share one of many stories of how Deaconess Nurses are helping others during this difficult  time. Late Saturday afternoon, Elizabeth George from the St Louis Community Foundation, reached out to our Executive Director – Donna Smith-Pupillo. A person had emailed her pleading for her family with needs and asked if Deaconess Nurse...