Healthy Living - "In The Know" Blog

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The information provided is for the purpose of education and resource only and should not be taken as advice and is not a substitute for professional advice. Any links enclosed are for the sole purpose of reliable research and are in no way a reflection of products or companies endorsed by St. Timothy Lutheran Church. I have no disclosures and any information provided is accurate and true to the best of my knowledge. Although I am a professional I reserve the right to change the focus or content of this blog or how I manage or run this blog at any time.

—Kim Runge, RN

Exercise Your Brain

Knowledge is the one of the best exercises for your brain. Health experts advise that thinking about activity is the first step to a healthier you. Having a plan for being active gets you closer to living each day to the fullest. Do you know why health experts advise...

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Introducing the “Healthy Living Program”

Introducing the “Healthy Living Program”

St. Timothy Lutheran Church knows the importance of a Christ-centered life focusing on body, mind and spiritual health.  A recent survey completed by the congregation focused on resources to achieve these goals. In accordance with working to achieve physical health,...

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Informative Interview about COVID-19

There are still many unanswered questions about the COVID-19 pandemic. Will adults who were vaccinated need a booster? What are the recommendations about vaccinating adolescents ages 12-18 years old? When will elementary age children be vaccinated? Will elementary age...

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Fit 4 Life

Coming in the fall we will be restarting our weekly exercise class with Dina Kartsonas OT from Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers. Throughout this past year, besides the exercise videos and resources on our website 'In The...

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COVID Guidelines: Where are we now?

As we continue our daily journey through the pandemic, it is refreshing to note the positive changes occurring. Our life activities are improving. The ability to be vaccinated continues to improve. We are able to gather with family, friends and in fellowship with...

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Gathering Safely After Receiving the Covid Vaccination

More people are receiving the Covid-19 vaccination. The questions we ask are...Who can we gather with? How do we gather safely? When will we be able to change our current behavior? What does this mean for those not vaccinated? As the Center for Disease Control studies...

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So I Completed My COVID Vaccination, Now What?

Congratulations! You have done your part to keep yourself and others safe from the spread of the Corona virus! You may be wondering, what are the next steps you need to take as we continue this challenging journey together? The CDC has issued guidelines of how we...

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Fun For the Family

Family Wellness Tips It is common to stay inside more during the winter months—whether you’re trying to avoid viruses or icy outdoor temperatures. Avoiding sick people won’t necessarily keep you healthy. When spending more time indoors, self-care is even more...

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Yes, I had a positive COVID-19 test

As we continue to move through this current pandemic, the likelihood of testing positive for COVID-19 increases. We have been and will continue to be do our part to combat the spread of this virus with social distancing, wearing face masks and frequent hand washing....

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information Update

COVID-19 Vaccine Information Update

What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Virus Vaccine The FDA has approved two vaccines at the present time, Pfizer and Moderna. The protocol for receiving each of these vaccines consists of an initial injection with a second follow up injection according to the time...

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Staying Safe Over the Holidays

Looking for ideas for celebrating the holidays with loved ones? Want to be sure everyone is safe? Here are some ideas that meet CDC guidelines and promote family togetherness compiled by Katy our NIU intern. Try these suggestions or maybe come up with some of your...

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View the Immunization Webinar Held on September 30th

View the Immunization Webinar Held on September 30th

Unable to join us for the Immunization Webinar held on September 30? Immunizations are an important choice we make as a preventative measure for illness. There are many options available and we need to make a knowledgeable decision in order to live a healthy life for...

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Schedule your appointment to get your flu shot now!

Schedule your appointment to get your flu shot now!

FLU SHOT CLINIC ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18 St. Timothy Lutheran, in conjunction with Walgreens, will be hosting a flu shot clinic Sunday, Oct. 18 from 8a-12p While walk-ins are welcome, scheduling an appointment is appreciated. You can schedule your appointment now by...

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Schedule your appointment to get your flu shot now!

TODAY – Free Immunization Webinar at 7:00 p.m. CST

Please join us this evening for a Immunization Webinar 7:00 p.m. Kaviya Murali, one of our former NIU interns will be hosting a webinar on Wed., Sept 30 at 7p. addressing information about the flu vaccine as well as other immunizations and why they are important. The...

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