Ascension Via Christi on Thursday, May 6, announced updated guidelines to its policy on visitors for patients at its three acute-care hospitals: Ascension Via Christi St. Francis, St. Joseph and St. Teresa and the Ascension Via Christi Rehabilitation Center.
A little more than two years have passed since nine people were injured in a violent, two-vehicle crash near Clearwater. Among those injured were then 13-year-old Caleb Tobias, a survivor who isn’t letting a physical disability hold him back from achieving athletic goals.
The Sedgwick County Health Department this week said that when the FDA authorization comes down to extend COVID-19 vaccinations to 12-to-15-year-olds, it will be ready to administer shots to the newest-eligible age group.
A little more than one year since Ascension Medical Group Via Christi consolidated two immediate care sites in Wichita to focus resources on testing for COVID-19 and other viral respiratory illnesses, the medical group’s popular primary care practice in the 8400 block of West Ridge Road (21st and Reflection Ridge) on Tuesday, March 30, again began offering immediate care services.
The “pandemic crucifix” given to Ascension Via Christi in December, is scheduled to travel to 19 states and the District of Columbia, “serving as a reminder of how we are united in the love of God and neighbor.”
Sedgwick County on Monday (March 15) began administering shots at the county’s new mass vaccination site at the Sedgwick County Extension Office in the 7000 block of West 21st Street (near 21st and Ridge Road).