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Posts with the category “health”

Flu Shot Clinic - Oct. 21
by Debbie Mercado on October 3rd, 2021
Our Health Ministry Nurses have scheduled a Flu Shot Clinic here at the Community Life Center, sponsored by Walgreen's Pharmacy.Thursday, October 21 from 12:30 - 2:30 PMBring your insurance card and Medicare cardIf you do not have insurance, contact Bill Lawrence or Kay Koontz through the Church Office (office@nwchurch.com or 425.921.6400)....  Read More
Free Blood Pressure Check - Sun, Oct. 3
by Debbie Mercado on October 1st, 2021
Our Health Ministry will again host FREE blood pressure checks on Sunday, Oct. 3. We hope that you will come by between services (9:45-10:30 AM) in the Weekday Reception area to have your blood pressure checked and get us up to date on any health questions you have. Our Faith Community Nurses will be waiting to help you....  Read More
Mental Health Awareness - October
by Debbie Mercado on October 1st, 2021
According to a National Institute of Mental Health study in 2017, approximately 1 in 5 adults (46.6 million) experiences mental illness in a given year in the U.S. Not only adults, but children and youth are being affected at shocking rates as well. In fact, mental illness affects everyone in one way or another—either directly or indirectly through family, friends or co-workers.Despite how common ...  Read More
Free Blood Pressure Check - Sun, Sept. 5
by Debbie Mercado on August 30th, 2021
Our Health Ministry will again host FREE blood pressure checks on Sunday, Sept. 5. We hope that you will come by between services (9:45-10:30 AM) in the Weekday Reception area to have your blood pressure checked and get us up to date on any health questions you have. Our Faith Community Nurses will be waiting to help you....  Read More
Flu Shots - Thursday, Sept. 24
by Debbie Mercado on September 10th, 2020
You are invited to take advantage of the Flu Shot Clinic at NWChurch on Thursday, September 24 from 1:00 - 3:00 in the Foyer. Please bring your insurance card, Medicare card or Medicare Advantage card and Part D card. If you do not have insurance and have low income, some shots can be provided without charge.Please drive up and wait in your car in our parking lot, or be seated in chairs on our out...  Read More
Dementia Family Caregiver Conference - Nov. 9
by Debbie Mercado on October 28th, 2019
In follow-up to our recent focus on Mental Health Awareness, we wanted to let you know about upcoming events sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association. These conferences are designed to provide tools and encouragement for family caregivers who are caring for loved ones with dementia.The first of these conferences will be held in our own Community Life Center.JOURNEY Dementia Family Caregiver Confer...  Read More
FREE Blood Pressure Check - Sun, Oct. 6
by Debbie Mercado on October 1st, 2019
Our Health Ministry offers free blood pressure checks each month. Come to the weekday entrance before or after the 9:00 and 10:30 a.m. services to get your blood pressure checked.We can also help you keep track of your blood pressure numbers....  Read More
Get Your Flu Shot - Thurs, Oct. 3
by Debbie Mercado on September 26th, 2019
We’re approaching flu season, and NWChurch's Health Ministry has contracted with Walgreen’s Pharmacy to provide flu shots. Come to the Community Life Center (Room 120) on Thursday October 3 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Bring your insurance card or Medicare card and Walgreen’s will do the billing for you. The best way to prevent getting the flu is to get the flu vaccine. If you have questions, you may call ...  Read More
Shining a Light on Mental Health - Oct. 13
by Debbie Mercado on September 26th, 2019
Here at NWChurch, the Health Ministry conducted a survey of our church family in 2017. The results showed that mental health is a primary concern for all age groups. In response to this identified need, NWChurch is sponsoring a free event to help promote mental health awareness. Our goal is to raise awareness and help reduce stigma through providingeducation and information about local resources t...  Read More
FREE Blood Pressure Check - Sunday, Sept. 8
by Debbie Mercado on August 28th, 2019
Because of the Labor Day holiday, our monthly Free Blood Pressure Check day will be moved to Sunday, Sept. 8. Come to the weekday entrance lobby before or after services to get your blood pressure checked. We can also help you keep track of your blood pressure numbers. ...  Read More
FREE Blood Pressure Check - Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019
by Debbie Mercado on July 31st, 2019
Our Health Ministry offers free blood pressure checks on the first Sunday of each month. Come to the weekday entrance before or after Sunday services (9:00 & 10:30 am) to get your blood pressure checked. We can also help you keep track of your blood pressure numbers. ...  Read More
Falls Prevention
by Debbie Mercado on June 19th, 2019
If you have problems with balance or falling, please contact one of our Faith Community Nurses. We can help you to protect yourself and prevent future falls. Call us and leave a message at (425) 780-6166. We'll return your call within 24 hours. In the meantime, stay safe!...  Read More