Coffey Health System

Caring for Generations is more than just a slogan. 

Welcome!  If you are new to Coffey Health System, allow us to introduce ourselves.  We are a county-based healthcare organization with a wide array of services throughout Coffey and Woodson Counties in eastern Kansas.

Coffey County Hospital is a 36-bed acute care facility, founded in 1954 in Burlington. Nine staff physicians and twenty outpatient specialty physicians offer unparalleled care in state-of-the-art facilities.

Our continuum of care also includes a home health agency, emergency medical services, and five medical clinics in Burlington, Gridley, LeRoy, Waverly, and Yates Center. The Meadows   provides one- and two-bedroom apartments in Burlington with personal assistance available based upon individual needs. Sunset Manor in Waverly sets the standard for quality long-term care with physical, occupational, and speech therapy; inhouse dental care; and an unparalleled activities program.

Current News Interim CEO Thomas W Laux

  • In a special meeting on Monday, March 30, the Coffey Health System Board of Trustees hired Thomas W. Laux (shown at right) as interim chief executive officer effective March 31.  Read full article.  
  • The Coffey Health System Board of Trustees held a special meeting on Monday, March 23, to elect new officers following the resignation of President Jim Ochs and Vice President Gene Merry. Read more.
  • During its March 16 meeting, the CHS Board of Trustees accepted the resignation of Chief Executive Officer Randy Lindauer effective June 1. Read more.
  • We take patient safety very seriously, but in honor of Patient Safety Week we've taken a light-hearted look at two safety measures. Click here to view our video. 
  • Dieting Tips from Our Expert - CHS Registered Dietitian Antonia Ahlgrim discusses the DASH diet, which was named the best overall diet for the third straight year by U.S. News & World Report.
  • CPR Dates Announced - Coffey County EMS offers six half-day CPR classes throughout the year. Click here for dates, details, and online registration. Please note: the June class is full.
  • Congratulations to Marilyn Fry, environmental services at Coffey Health System! Marilyn was awarded the honor of Kansas Healthcare Worker of the Year by the Kansas Hospital Association. Marilyn, who was elected by her peers to represent CHS, received the statewide honor on November 14 in Kansas City. Click here to read more about Marilyn.