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Blog: Griffin Hospital News Releases

Par for Pink Golf Fundraiser Set for May 23

By Christian Meagher on 2/6/2023
Griffin Health’s Valley Goes Pink initiative will host its Second Annual Par for Pink golf fundraiser on Tues., May 23 at Hop Brook Golf Course in Naugatuck.

Griffin Hospital Opens New Observation Unit to Improve Emergency Care

By Christian Meagher on 1/16/2023
Griffin Health opened The Hewitt Observation Unit at Griffin Hospital to expand the hospital’s capacity to care for patients who require an extended period of assessment and evaluation before a determination can be made whether to admit the individual for inpatient acute care or to discharge the patient.

  Griffin Hospital Offers Free Smoking Cessation Starting January 18

By Christian Meagher on 12/27/2022
Griffin Health is helping individuals looking to quit smoking in 2023 with its free smoking cessation program starting January 18 in Shelton.

Volunteers Sought for Hospital Elder Life Program at Griffin

By Christian Meagher on 12/9/2022
The Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) at Griffin Hospital is looking for volunteers to provide additional support for elderly patients. Griffin will host a HELP training session on Fridays, Feb. 17 and 24 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Griffin Hospital Offers Free Facial Skin Screenings

By Christian Meagher on 12/7/2022
Griffin Hospital is raising skin cancer awareness and helping individuals protect themselves and their loved ones with free facial skin screenings at The Center for Cancer Care, 350 Seymour Ave., on Thurs., Dec. 15.

Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers Offers Winter Semester for CNA, PCT, MA, and Phlebotomy

By Christian Meagher on 11/28/2022
The Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers, at 300 Seymour Avenue, Suite 206 in Derby, is accepting applications for the 2023 winter semesters of its Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Phlebotomy, Medical Assistant (MA), and Patient Care Technician (PCT) programs. The accelerated CNA and MA programs starts Jan. 9, and Phlebotomy and PCT will begin Jan. 10.

Be Healthy Through the Holidays with Griffin’s Wellness for Life

By Christian Meagher on 11/11/2022
Griffin Health is helping individuals get a fresh perspective on health and well-being with its Wellness for Life program this December.

​​​​​​​Griffin Hospital to Host AARP Driver Safety Program Dec. 10

By Christian Meagher on 11/9/2022
Griffin Hospital will host an AARP Driver Safety Program from 8:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 3 at the hospital.

Griffin Health Offers Virtual Open House for Free Smoking Cessation Program Nov. 17

By Christian Meagher on 11/4/2022
In recognition of the Great American Smokeout, Griffin Health will host a virtual open house for its free smoking cessation program on Thurs., Nov. 17 from 12-1 p.m.

Griffin Health Marks Lung Cancer Awareness Month with Screening Event, Special Hours

By Christian Meagher on 10/28/2022
In recognition of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Griffin Health will have special hours for lung cancer screening and will offer free one-on-one phone calls with lung cancer specialists this November.