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Backpack Tips
Health & Wellness Oct 21, 2021

Back to school backpack safety tips

Kids may enjoy being back on campus, but carrying books from class to class can be a pain in the back!

Learn how following a few simple backpack guidelines can help your child avoid back pain, with tips from an expert at St. Francis Capable Kids Pediatric Therapy.

Safe care at St. Francis
Health & Wellness Jun 11, 2020

Safe care at St. Francis

With the COVID-19 pandemic extending through 2020, we're committed to caring for our community. St. Francis has taken multiple precautions to ensure your safety, while providing you with quality care, close to home. Read more to learn how St. Francis is keeping you safe in our facilities.

Health & Wellness Apr 03, 2020

Tips to keep you and your family safe during the COVID-19 pandemic

Feeling sick and not sure what to do next? Jan Ruhland, St. Francis infection prevention lead and registered nurse shares helpful tips to keep you and your family safe!

5 tips to fend off the flu
Health & Wellness Dec 17, 2019

5 tips to fend off the flu

As flu season ramps up, Julie Critzer, patient care manager of St. Francis’ Southbridge Urgent Care and St. Francis Express Care locations, offers five helpful reminders to protect you and your loved ones from the flu.

How to dance your way to better health
Health & Wellness Nov 11, 2019

How to dance your way to better health

Everyone needs exercise in one way, shape or form. But, for those who don't like going to the gym, it can be hard to come up with enjoyable alternatives. When Jennifer White, MD, meets patients who need ideas, or are stuck in an exercise rut, she recommends her exercise of choice - dance. Read more about how dancing can help you lose weight, maintain strong bones, improve your balance and coordination, boost mood and reduce stress.

Online Check-in: Trade the waiting room for the comfort of home
Health & Wellness Aug 08, 2017

Online Check-in: Trade the waiting room for the comfort of home

St. Francis is the first hospital in Minnesota to launch an online check-in system for urgent care and ER patients in an effort to reduce wait times and improve patient satisfaction.

Health & Wellness Jun 05, 2017

Coming Soon! New Partner's In Health Blog!

Community, partners and health. One doesn't work very well without the other. So through our new Partner's In Health Blog, we strive to keep you and your family current with news about St. Francis Regional Medical Center and the world of health and wellness in your community.

We are excited to announce that we will be launching our new blog in just under a month.