Topeka’s St. Francis Hospital to begin vaccinating all seniors


TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) –  St. Francis Hospital in Topeka will begin vaccinating a new group based on age as the state moves into Phase 2 of its vaccination plan, the University of Kansas Health System announced Thursday.

Anyone 65 and older interested in getting the vaccine through St. Francis Hospital needs to complete the form located on its website by clicking here. Beginning Friday, the health center will begin giving shots to the new eligible seniors.

The University of Kansas Health System’s St. Francis Campus released the following update on the coronavirus pandemic:

  • Today St. Francis has 11 positive inpatients.
  • Critical care is at 100% capacity. Medical and surgical units are at 86 percent capacity.
  • The hospital has enough PPE gear to last around four weeks.

Kansans interested in getting the vaccine can also sign up for shots through the Shawnee County Health Department, or Riley County’s.

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