Advancing the Health of Our Community

Your Health

We recognize that good health is a partnership, and we must always strive to be our community’s health partner now and for many years to come.

Partners in Health

Our name reflects our growth and our continued commitment to the overall health of every patient who walks through our doors. Our reason for being will always be to care for those who live, work and play in our community.

Our updated mission statement, "Caring Today for Your Tomorrow," reinforces our commitment to help our neighbors stay healthy, not just today but for the long-term.

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Addressing Our Community’s Needs

Recently, we led a comprehensive Community Health Needs Assessment to evaluate the needs of all those living in and around Bristol. The purpose of the assessment was to gather information regarding not just health needs, but health behaviors as well. The assessment examined a variety of indicators, including alcohol and tobacco use, chronic health conditions like diabetes and heart disease, and assess to care.

Community Health Needs Assessment

News

Sep 17, 2019

Bristol Health Spine Surgeon Performs First Radiofrequency Ablation

Bristol Health's Dr. Upadhyay is pleased to inform you that Bristol Health performed it first Radiofrequency Ablation of the metastatic spine tumor using a minimally invasive technique in September, 2019

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Aug 14, 2019

Bristol wants fresh start for old factory

City seeks candidates to rehabilitate113-year-old J.H. Sessions building

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Aug 09, 2019

A safer place to treat mental health crises

Bristol Hospital opens emergency center for patients in mental health crises

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Aug 09, 2019

Bristol Health Celebrates The Opening Of Its New 10-Bed Emergency Center Behavioral Health Unit

On Friday, Bristol Health celebrated the opening of its new outpatient behavioral health unit which is housed in the Bristol Hospital Emergency Center. Bristol Health is in the midst of a major renovation and expansion of its Emergency Center as part of the Operation Ergency Campaign which is being coordinated by the Bristol Hospital Development Foundation.

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Jul 30, 2019

Mid-summer is the time for fall sports physicals

Even though we are in the middle of summer, now is the time to start thinking about those required physicals for the fall and even the winter sports seasons.

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Jul 19, 2019

Law meant to stop young adults from smoking

Everyone knows the dangers of smoking. But those dangers can be mitigated by delaying the age that people start smoking. Doctors agree that reducing access to smoking products for young people can prevent them from becoming chronic smokers, or prevent them from ever smoking at all.

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Jul 18, 2019

Local smoke shops react after law change

Effective Oct. 1, Connecticut’s smoking age will rise from 18 to 21, encompassing tobacco products, e-cigarettes and vaping. It falls on businesses to enforce the law by checking IDs. Shops that sell to underage customers could face fines and could even have their cigarette selling license revoked. People under 21 who attempt to buy products could also face a fine.

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Jul 15, 2019

Palliative care is important for those with serious illness

Battling serious illness can take a toll physically, mentally and spiritually on not only the patient, but on family members as well. The Bristol Health Palliative Care team always has the patient’s comfort in mind. The team treats the patient with kindness and compassion, listens to concerns, and involves the patient and family in the decisions when mapping out goal-directed care.

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