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Parish Nurse

For more information, contact our parish nurse Lisa Martin.

What is a parish nurse?
The parish nurse is an experienced registered nurse who has additional education in parish nursing and is committed to the health, caring and healing ministry consistent with the church's mission. She works in partnership with the pastors, other ministries and volunteers who share their time and talents.

Our Parish Nurse leads in visitation of members who are home bound or in residential care facilities. Free blood pressure checks are available between the worship services, typically twice a month.


     Oak Grove Nurse’s Notes      

The Flu and You

Flu Season Ahead - Get your Flu shot!

​                 Q and A

How does the flu spread?

The flu is believed to spread when a person coughs, sneezes, or talks. You can also get the flu by touching an object or surface that has the flu virus on it and then touch your mouth, eyes, or nose.

Who is at most risk?

Young children and older adults.

How long does it last?

Once you have the flu the symptoms they generally last one-two weeks.

What are the symptoms?

Fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, body aches, headache, chills, fatigue, vomiting, and diarrhea

How do I prevent it?

  • Get plenty of rest and drink plenty of water.

  • Wash your hands with soap and water whenever possible.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are infected

  • Cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze

  • Get your flu shot!

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