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News and insight from Franciscan about our philosophy of hope through healthcare and recent issues affecting children’s wellness.


Ebola in the U.S.: Precautions and Safety

Ebola Prevention and Safety - CDC Infographic

While we don’t want to unnecessarily concern the public, we recognize that adequate preparation and education are key to preventing the further spread of the disease. Preventive and protective measures to respond to a potential Ebola outbreak are underway at Franciscan Hospital for Children.

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Valet Parking Comes to FHC

Parking Lot A Signage

Beginning on Tuesday, September 2nd guests may notice some new welcoming faces as they enter Parking Lot A. We are piloting a complimentary valet parking service for guests in order to improve our patients and families’ experience as they arrive and depart Franciscan Hospital for Children.


Chris P. Bacon Visits FHC

Chris P. Bacon Visits FHC

On Wednesday afternoon we welcomed a very special visitor to the hospital, internet swine sensation Chris P. Bacon. Chris was born in January, 2013 with a congenital defect that left him unable to use his hind legs. His veterinarian friend, Dr. Len Lucero, adopted Chris and built him a wheelchair to give him the independence… Continue Reading


New Exterior Signage

New Signage

As some may have noticed, over the weekend new exterior signage was installed in front of the hospital along Warren Street. These signs are more visible and informative for our visitors, patients, students and families. For our staff and those guests who are familiar with our campus, please note an important change that came along… Continue Reading

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Making Our Holidays Merry & Bright

2.Santa Gift

Each year millions of children wake up on Christmas morning and run downstairs to discover what goodies Santa has left for them under the Christmas tree. Conversely, thousands of children and their families find themselves celebrating their holidays slightly differently – in hospitals across the country. At the beginning of the holiday season we publish… Continue Reading


Welcome to Our New Site!

Website Blog

You made it! Welcome to our new Franciscan Hospital for Children website. As an organization, we understand that technology continues to drive much of our everyday lives. It’s something that we utilize each day to provide our patients, students, staff and families with exceptional services and care – whether medical, behavioral or educational. Previously, our… Continue Reading