Health & Wellness Library

Your Optimal Health Starts Here

We know you want to be healthy. St. Francis Health offers a continuum of care to help support you. Whether you are managing a chronic disease or preparing for the birth of your baby, our tools will help you play an active role in managing your wellness.

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Featured Services

Classes and Events

Classes and Events

Featured Classes


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Baby Basics




HeartCaring 2015

Yoga Works for Moms

This class is designed for moms and babies and moms-to-be, but all ages are welcome.
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
St Francis Family Medicine at Hunters Ridge
4646 NW Fielding Road
Topeka, KS 66618
14 Spots Available

Childbirth Preparation

Prepare for the birth of your child by learning tools and techniques available to you.

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Meeting Room 2
1700 SW 7th Street
2nd floor, follow the signs from the parking garage located at 7th and Mulvane
Topeka, KS 66606
11 Spots Available
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Recent News

SCL Health Makes List of 50 Health Systems to Know

Becker's Hospital Review, a leading healthcare publication, has included SCL Health in the first-ever list of 50 Great Health Systems to Know in the U.S.

SCL Health Appoints Chief Medical Officer

SCL Health is pleased to appoint Dr. Shawn Dufford, MD, MBA, as Chief Medical Officer for the three-state, $2.4 billion health system.

SCL Health Creates Provider Services Organization to Benefit Patients and Doctors

SCL Health, a faith-based nonprofit health system serving Colorado, Kansas and Montana, is creating a provider services organization (PSO) that will help clinicians more effectively manage their practices while enabling them to focus more on patient care.

Tammy Tipton Named EHAC Person of the Year
Tammy Tipton, Cardiovascular Accreditation Coordinator with St. Francis Health, has been recognized as the 2014 EHAC Person of the Year by the Deputy Heart Attack Program’s Early Heart Attack Care (EHAC) Committee, which is the public outreach created by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC).
SCL Health Appoints Chief Nursing Officer

SCL Health is pleased to appoint Geri Towndrow, a longtime nursing executive, as its first system Chief Nursing Officer. In this role, Towndrow will set strategic direction for nursing quality and safety for the system’s eight hospitals and other healthcare services.

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St. Francis Health, located in Topeka, Kansas, is a nonprofit Catholic healthcare organization and is part of SCL Health. Since 1909, our multispecialty care community has worked together to pioneer inspired, innovative care in our mission to improve not only the health of those we serve, but to improve their lives. From our 378-bed medical center in Topeka to more than 20 clinics throughout the region, St. Francis Health employs more than 100 primary and specialty care providers, all focused on delivering the region’s most advanced technology and compassionate care.