Compassionate No Visitor Policy

Effective Friday, Nov. 13, due to the increasing number of COVID cases throughout Greater Bristol, a compassionate NO VISITOR policy will go into effect. Compassionate care exceptions for end of life patients will be made on a case-by-case basis by the nursing supervisor. Thank you for your understanding and we will provide updates as this visitor policy is revised.

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.

Don't Put Your Health on Pause

Andrew Lim, MD, medical director of emergency medicine at Bristol Health, discusses how COVID-19 affected hospital emergency departments across the state and why continuing to receive your routine care is important during the pandemic.  

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We are Prioritizing Your Safety

During this time of crisis, Bristol Health continues to provide the highest quality, safest care to our patients. We have implemented a wide range of measures to ensure you are safe in our facilities and feel comfortable getting the care you need, from recommended screenings and care for chronic conditions, to surgical care and emergency treatment.

Learn All the Ways We're Ensuring Your Safety

Coronavirus

Bristol Health continues to actively prepare, monitor and to treat patients who may become infected with COVID-19 and to provide tips and education on prevention. We are actively working with local and state Public Health Departments and other key organizations to prepare in case the virus affects local communities.

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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

Nov 25, 2020

2020 Press Ganey Leading Innovator

Bristol Health has been named a 2020 Leading Innovator by Press Ganey for our overall response to meet our community's needs during the pandemic.

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Sep 16, 2020

Experts Say Routine Medical Care Is Important Amid Pandemic

Andrew Lim, MD, medical director of emergency medicine at Bristol Health, discusses on NBC Connecticut how COVID-19 affected hospital emergency departments across the state and why continuing to receive your routine care is important during the pandemic.

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Apr 15, 2020

Lisa Coates Featured on "Face of Connecticut"

Lisa Coates, LCSW, operations manager of the Bristol Health Counseling Center, was the featured guest on this Sunday's WTIC Face Connecticut public affairs program. Listen to her interview here.

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Mar 31, 2020

HEALTHY LIVING: Make emotional health a priority during these trying times

During times of increased stress, we have to consider our emotional immune system. Our emotions play a significant role in how our body responds to stressful situations. To care for our family members and all those in our lives, we have to take care of ourselves as well.

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Mar 30, 2020

Bristol Health launches telemedicine program to limit in-person contact and help flatten the curve

Bristol Health Medical Group doctors have begun seeing many patients using a telemedicine video service that helps limit person-to-person contact and cut down on possible exposures to the coronavirus.

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Mar 18, 2020

ESPN: How to make mental health a priority during the coronavirus pandemic

ESPN spoke with Rebecca Colasanto, LCSW, the system director of behavioral health for Bristol Health, about how to manage and respond to the anxiety and stress that come with these rare times.

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Feb 04, 2020

HEALTHY LIVING: Learn the signs of heart disease

February is American Heart Month and there is no better time to discuss and raise awareness about heart disease.

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Jan 21, 2020

Healthy Living: Set some health goals you can stick to for 2020

Every year millions around the world see the New Year as a fresh start and an opportunity to accomplish big goals in the upcoming year. Many of us have started previous years with the resolve to lose 20 pounds, run a 5K, meditate more or eat less sugar, only to be exhausted and frustrated by February. So how do we create a plan for 2020 (and beyond) that we can actually stick to?

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