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Media Contact: Christian Meagher, Communications Specialist

Blog: Griffin Hospital News Releases

Griffin Health Offers Free Virtual Presentation on Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery

By Christian Meagher on 4/14/2021
Griffin Health will offer a free virtual presentation on minimally invasive hip replacement surgery on Wed., April 21 at 5:45 p.m.

Griffin to Host Virtual Diabetes Education and Support Group Meeting April 13

By Christian Meagher on 4/7/2021
The Diabetes Education & Support Group at Griffin Hospital will host a virtual meeting and discussion about Advanced Care Directives on Tues., April 13 from 6-7 p.m.

Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital Offers Expert Advice on Colorectal Cancer

By Christian Meagher on 3/19/2021
In recognition of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital is offering free one-on-one phone calls with cancer experts on Wed., March 24.

Learn about Griffin’s Free Diabetes Prevention Program

By Christian Meagher on 3/11/2021
Griffin Hospital is hosting a virtual information session for a free program that helps individuals change their lives to prevent Type 2 Diabetes on Tues., March 30 from 7-8 p.m.

School of Allied Health Careers Offers Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program

By Christian Meagher on 3/10/2021
The Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers, at 300 Seymour Avenue, Suite 206 in Derby, offers a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant training program starting April 19. The program prepares students to become multi-skilled healthcare professionals that specialize in outpatient settings. Medical assistants perform both clinical and administrative duties and assist a variety of providers including physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Graduates of this program may find entry-level positions in medical offices, clinics, urgent care centers and may work in general medicine or specialty practices. This program also provides the diversity of other job options in the hospital or laboratory setting.

Griffin Nurses Honored with DAISY Award

By Christian Meagher on 2/25/2021
Griffin Health recently honored Angela Desjardins, RN, of Watertown, Joshua Ritton, RN, of Seymour, and Yangchen Dhondup, RN, of Naugatuck, with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.

Virtual Meditation Event to Support Valley Goes Pink

By Christian Meagher on 2/19/2021
The Valley Goes Pink Campaign will host a live virtual meditation event on Thurs., March 11 from 7-8 p.m.

Griffin Health to Host Comprehensive Foot Wellness Clinic

By Christian Meagher on 2/15/2021
Griffin Health will host a Comprehensive Foot Wellness Clinic on Friday, Feb. 26 from 9 a.m. – noon at Griffin Hospital.

Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers Offers Spring Semesters for CNA and Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Careers

By Christian Meagher on 2/3/2021
The Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers in Derby, is accepting applications for the spring semester of its Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Certified Clinical Medical Assistant programs.

Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital Offers Breast Cancer Pre-screening

By Christian Meagher on 2/2/2021
In recognition of World Cancer Day on Thurs., Feb. 4, the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital will offer free pre-screenings for breast cancer mammography.