The Community Health Resource Center at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street, Derby, will host a free educational workshop on kidney health on Thursday, April 9, at 1 p.m.

Megan Gervais, of DaVita Dialysis Center, will present “Kidney Smart,” a free discussion on how kidneys function and common causes of chronic kidney disease; how medications, diet and nutrition work together for good health; and potential treatment options for kidney diseases.

This program is part of a series of free, educational forums hosted by the Community Health Resource Center in an effort to help improve the health of the community.

To register or for more information, call Kerry or Deborah at 203-732-7399.

The Community Health Resource Center at Griffin Hospital is a traditional library that provides an array of medical and health information, including a large collection of easy to read health and lifestyle related materials. The center is open to the public to educate themselves on ways to enhance their well-being, prevent illness and play an active role in decisions about their health.