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Information for media

Media contacts for Ascension Via Christi

If you're a news reporter or other media representative and need information for a news story during regular business hours, please contact the appropriate Ascension Via Christi Communications staff member for help with arranging interviews, providing patient condition reports and background on health-related issues.

Please note: Working reporters, photographers and camera crews must be escorted by a staff member whenever visiting any Ascension Via Christi facility. This policy protects our patients' privacy and authorizes your presence.

Ascension Medical Group, Ascension Via Christi and Ascension Via Christi Hospitals

  • Ascension Medical Group
  • Ascension Via Christi St. Francis, 929 N. St. Francis
  • Ascension Via Christi St. Joseph, 3600 E. Harry
  • Ascension Via Christi St. Teresa, 14800 W. St. Teresa
  • Ascension Via Christi Rehabilitation Hospital, 1151 N. Rock

For all patient condition requests, please call 316-268-5000 and ask to be connected with the nursing house supervisor.

For all other requests during regular business hours, please call:

Roz Hutchinson
Director of Communications and Public Relations

After hours and on weekends, please call the main hospital, 316-268-5000 and ask that the Communications staff member on call be paged.

Ascension Via Christi hospitals in Pittsburg and Manhattan & Wamego Health Center

During business hours:

Michelle Kennedy
Director of Communications and Marketing

After hours (Pittsburg): Call the main hospital, 620-231-6100
After hours (Manhattan): Call the main hospital, 785-776-3322
After hours (Wamego), call the main hospital, 785-456-2295