Our Blog

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

Education News

Transition & Adult Services Resource Fair

Bay Cove Team Photo Transition Fair

A critical issue for families of children with disabilities, transition planning for adulthood is an area with which many parents struggle. Therefore, providing a forum for families to interact and connect with adult services professionals was both important and rewarding. We were thrilled to welcome over 20 families & numerous professionals to our first Transition and Adult Services Resource Fair.

Medical Services

Milk Myths

Asian boy drinking milk

Did you know that kids ages 1 to 5 get almost 20% of their daily calories from milk? We’re investigating some myths associated with this healthy, popular drink.

Giving

Heart in Hand Thank You

Heart in Hand Holiday Campaign

A brief recap of the 2014 Heart in Hand holiday campaign and our opportunity to say thank you to all those who participated in support of our kids and families.

News

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.