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Faith Ministry Stories

Leaves of Three Leave It Be

Posted by Jean Peikert, RN on

When it comes to poison oak and ivy, it is wise to heed these words of advice “leaves of three let them be.” The leaves are usually grouped three to a stem. Contact with these plants usually causes red, swollen skin, blisters, and severe itching. Washing the resin off the skin with...

Hot Weather Safety Tips

Posted by Jean Peikert, RN on

Hot weather can be dangerous for all ages. Here are a few tips to help prevent problems from heat. Stay out of the hot sun whenever you can and wear loose, light colored clothes. Wait until the sun is going down or early morning when it’s cooler to go for a run or yard work that is...

Tick Concerns

Posted by Jean Peikert, RN on

May we find comfort today in God’s ability to reach us, hold us, and rescue us. “He reached down from on high and took hold of me. He drew me out of deep waters. He rescued me from my powerful enemy, from my foes, who were too strong for me.” 2 Samuel 22:17-18 We need to claim...

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Posted by Jean Peikert, RN on

May we find comfort today in God’s ability to reach us, hold us, and rescue us. “He reached down from on high and took hold of me; he drew me out of deep waters. He rescued me from my powerful enemy, from my foes, who were too strong for me.”2 Samuel 22:17-18 We have all...

National Radon Month

Posted by Jean Peikert, RN on

January is national Radon month. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas released in rock, soil and water from the natural decay of uranium. The levels outside are a low threat to human health, but radon can accumulate to dangerous levels inside buildings. You can’t see, smell or...

Heart Attack

Posted by Jean Peikert, RN on

Heart Attack! Once these words seemed almost synonymous with sudden death. Now we know how to save thousands of lives with different life saving measures. A heart attack is injury to heart muscle due to a loss of blood supply to a part of the heart. An attack occurs when arteries that supply...

The Influenza Season

Posted by Jean Peikert, RN on

The influenza season is back again, it is caused by a virus that spreads to the nose and throat of others from people that are infected. The best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu shot. The best time to get the flu vaccine is from October to mid-November. The flu vaccine is safe and...

What is Lyme Disease?

Posted by Jean Peikert, RN on

The tick season has been with us for several weeks now and when we think of ticks we think of Lyme disease. Lyme disease is a multi-system, multi-stage infection caused by an organism that can be found in the infected deer ticks. These ticks are found in the east and upper Midwest. Some signs...

Brain Injuries

Posted by Jean Peikert, RN on

A concussion is a brain injury caused by blunt head trauma. In the US concussion affects more than 1 million individuals each year. Motor vehicle accidents are the most common cause of concussion, but it may result from active contact sports such as baseball, football, skiing, horseback riding...

CPR Event

Posted by Jean Peikert, RN on

A CPR and AED training event took place at Faith Lutheran on June 11. There were 17 people in attendance, with most of them being Faith ushers. Everyone had a chance to practice CPR and practice using the AED. Our instructors Joe and Kathy Grafft were excellent. They explained why you are doing...

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