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Information about the Coronavirus

Griffin Health is committed to your care and safety. Please call your doctor or provider before your visit. General COVID-19 information is available here. Vaccination information is available here.

Schedule your COVID-19 test at 203-437-6815.

Health Resource Center tour

Welcome to Griffin Hospital's Community Health Resource Center

The Community Health Resource Center (HRC) at Griffin Hospital is a traditional free lending library that provides an array of medical and health information. The HRC contains a collection of easy-to-read health and lifestyle related materials for patients and their families to become better informed and make more educated decisions about the various treatment options available to them.

COVID-19 Temporary Hours

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Resource Center is temporarily closed to visitors.

We apologize for any inconvenience - we will update our hours when precaution policies have changed.

Online Resource Searches

Search the Library Catalog from Your Computer

Our online catalog is the modern day version of the "card catalog" and is a quick and easy way to search our online resource database to see what books, journals and magazines are available at the HRC. Books may be borrowed for 4 weeks; journals and magazines must be viewed on site. Click the button to search the online catalog.


Search Our Online Health Library

We have a resource here for you to answer almost all of your questions - whether you're wondering about a disease, a treatment, a subject, and more. DISCLAIMER: This Health Library is for educational purposes only and does not necessarily reflect the services provided by this practice/facility. Click the button to start searching. You can also click here to view the Polish database.


Ask a Consumer Health Librarian

Conditions & Treatments Digest
Health information for patients and consumers - covering different conditions, treatments, and specialties.
Health Tips & Topics

How to Help Prevent High Blood Pressure

About 1 in 3 U.S. adults have high blood pressure or HBP. Blood pressure depends on how much blood your heart is pumping and how much resistance there is to blood flow in your arteries. If you have narrow arteries, your blood pressure will be higher.

How to Blunt Unhealthy Food Cravings

For many healthy eaters, our greatest nemesis is food cravings. The seemingly insurmountable desire for something very specific (and usually very unhealthy) is more than normal hunger.  Some research shows that these strong yearnings are linked to habits, hormones, and emotions. 

How to Start a New Health Routine and Stick with It

How many times have you said to yourself, “I’m going to eat right, exercise every day, go to bed early, save and budget my money."? How many times has that actually happened or lasted for longer than a week? Chances are you are like 96 percent of the population who have set resolutions and have not achieved them.

Ways to Bust Stress

Stress and anxiety can be very detrimental to your overall health. Here are eight healthy ways to help you relax and reduce tensions.
If you're providing care for a loved one, we've put together a set of videos that can help you understand everything involved.
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(203) 732-7399
  • Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 9am-5pm
  • Wednesday, Thursday: 9am-8pm
  • Saturday: 11am-3pm
130 Division St.
Derby, CT 06418-1326

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