Media Contact: Christian Meagher, Communications Specialist
The 2019 Griffin Health Gala will be a star-studded event as top celebrity impersonators from Las Vegas bring glitz and glam to Aria, 45 Murphy Road in Prospect, on Fri., Oct. 11 from 6:30-11:30 p.m.
The Annual 5K Walk/Run to benefit the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital has added two incentive awards this year. The top individual fundraiser will receive the William C. Powanda Memorial Award and the top fundraising team will win the Team Synergy Award. The winners of each award will receive a plaque and prizes.
Griffin Health is inviting the community to experience its preventative health, lifestyle management and support programs with a free Health and Wellness Fair on Thurs., Aug. 22 from 4-6 p.m.
The Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers is hosting an Open House on Thurs., Aug. 15 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event will provide information on the school’s highly successful and affordable Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Patient Care Technician (PCT), Phlebotomy and Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (MA) programs. Attendees will be able to ask school representatives about the programs and financial aid options.
Griffin Hospital is accepting registrations for its free, 10-week “Mini-Med School” course that begins Thurs., Sept. 5.
The Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, the Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Center at Griffin Hospital, and Yale University are teaming up see if changing the bacteria in a person’s intestines can be an effective, safe and tolerable strategy to slow the inflammatory process involved in multiple sclerosis (MS).
The Comprehensive Wound Care Center at Griffin Hospital will host a free diabetic foot screening event on Wed., July 24 at 5 p.m.
Griffin Hospital is offering a free, six-week workshop to help empower individuals diagnosed with diabetes take control of their health.
The Valley Parish Nurse Program at Griffin Hospital and Griffin Hospital Lifeline will host a free Fall Prevention Program on Fri., June 21 from 9 a.m.-noon.
“Here to Home” is a comprehensive overview of information and the important safeguards patients and their loved ones need to consider when transitioning back home from a hospital stay. The presentation will help keep patients and caregivers safe and healthy as well as provide the confidence needed to navigate this relatively difficult time in the healing process.