Griffin Hospital offers help in preparing for a disaster

Griffin Hospital’s Community Health Resource Center, 130 Division St., Derby, will host a free program about disaster preparedness Friday, Sept. 26, at 1 p.m.

In recognition of National Safety Preparedness Month, Joseph Burnett, Griffin Hospital Employee Safety & Health Safety Manager, and Emergency Management and EMS Coordinator, will host “Be Disaster Aware — Take Time to Prepare,” a free discussion about creating a personal preparedness plan to keep you and your loved ones safe in the event of a disaster.

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 medical and health information, including a collection of 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.