The Parish Nurse ministry at Prince of Peace helps to care for one another by attaining, maintaining and regaining the best possible whole person's wellness of body, mind and spirit. The role of the Parish Nurse is a health counselor, referral source, and an advocate for an individual. The Parish Nurse is a blend of professional nursing and spiritual caregiving. The Parish Nurse visits members at the church and in their homes or care facilities.
Mary Hume was commissioned as the first Parish Nurse of Prince of Peace in July, 1999.
Flu Season is Here
Protect Your Patients, Yourself, & Your Loved Ones
It’s flu season, and flu shots are the best way to protect your patients, yourself, and your loved ones. The CDC recommends annual flu shots for everyone 6 months and older. Reducing the spread of respiratory illness, like flu, this fall and winter is important during the COVID-19 pandemic. You may give the flu and COVID-19 vaccines at the same visit as recommended by CDC and the Advisory Committee on Immunizations Practices.
Medicare Part B covers 1 flu shot per flu season and additional flu shots if medically necessary. Your patients pay nothing if you accept assignment.
COVID Vaccine update
Vaccines have been one of the biggest success stories in modern medicine. Thanks to vaccines, we have been able to control and eradicate numerous infectious diseases around the world. The scientist have used their knowledge to develop vaccines to save lives.
Some of the examples of the diseases, viruses, we have been able to control:
Haemophilus Influenza Type B (HIB)
It is time to get you flu shot, seriously consider getting a vaccine for COVID19 for the sake of yourself and for the sake of others.
If you think this is not real, check the stats and talk with those who had the virus and survived or try to be admitted into one of the hospitals for some procedure.
God bless you as you learn the facts.