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Media Contact: Christian Meagher, Communications Specialist

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Blog: Griffin Hospital News Releases

Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers Offers Winter, Spring Semesters for CNA

By Christian Meagher on 1/5/2021
The Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers, at 300 Seymour Avenue, Suite 206 in Derby, is accepting applications for the winter and spring semesters of its Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program. The accelerated CNA course offers students an affordable and condensed schedule. The winter semester starts Jan. 18 with classes Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. There will be an evening semester starting March 15 with classes Monday through Thursday from 5-9 p.m.

Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital Offers Lung Cancer Screening

By Christian Meagher on 12/9/2020
The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital will offer free pre-screenings for its Low Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening Program. This event is part of Griffin’s commitment to help improve the health and well-being of its community. According to the 2019-20 Community Health Improvement Plan for the Naugatuck Valley, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the Valley and the rate of lung cancer death is higher than the state average.

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

By Christian Meagher on 11/30/2020
The Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers, at 300 Seymour Avenue, Suite 206 in Derby, is accepting applications for the winter semesters of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Patient Care Technician (PCT) programs. The accelerated CNA program starts Jan. 18, 2021 and the PCT program begins Jan. 19, 2021.

Valley Goes Pink Offers Great Events for Great Cause this October

By Christian Meagher on 10/21/2020
The 11th Annual Valley Goes Pink Campaign invites the Lower Naugatuck Valley and surrounding communities to enjoy a variety of events throughout October for a good cause.

Twelfth Annual Center for Cancer Care 5K Walk/Run raises over $34,000

By Christian Meagher on 10/21/2020
More than 100 participants raised over $34,000 at the 12th Annual 5K Walk/Run to Benefit the Center for Cancer Care, which was held virtually on Sept. 26.

Griffin Health Restarts Free Friends & Family CPR Classes

By Christian Meagher on 5/28/2020
Griffin Health Valley Parish Nurses will begin offering its free Friends & Family CPR training again on Sat., June 20 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Griffin Hospital.

International “Pop-Up Coalition” Advocates for Preserving Family Presence in Hospitals and Long-Term Care Communities

By Christian Meagher on 5/28/2020
Planetree Inc., contributes to new recommendations for family presence during a pandemic.

Griffin Health to Host Free Infant Safe Sleep Class on June 24

By Christian Meagher on 5/28/2020
Griffin will host several free, interactive programs entitled “Safe Sleep for Your Baby” to teach how to reduce the risk of sleep-related causes of infant death.

The Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley and The Own Your Future Foundation, Inc. treat Griffin Hospital ICU Nurses to some TLC

By Christian Meagher on 5/18/2020
The Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley and The Own Your Future Foundation, Inc., joined forces to provide special spa packages to the Intensive Care Unit nurses at Griffin Hospital as a thank you for their selfless service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Griffin Health Opens COVID-19 Drive-up Test Collection Site

By Christian Meagher on 3/20/2020
Griffin Health has been approved by the Connecticut Department of Public Health to provide a drive-up collection facility for COVID-19 testing on the Griffin Hospital campus, 130 Division Street, Derby.