Welcome to the Consumer Health LibGuide of Greenwich Hospital!
Hello! My name is Veronica and I am the Consumer Health Librarian at the Greenwich Hospital Medical Library.
If you have a health-related question, literature request or want to recommend a resource to add to this guide:
- Phone: 203-863-3286
-Submit a Consumer Health Request Form (link below)
The Consumer Health Librarian is now offering video reference services!
Discuss your health concerns & learn where to find reliable health information online from the comfort of your own home!
Email email@example.com to schedule a Zoom meeting
Call Center Hours: Monday - Friday 7am to 7pm
For the community
For healthcare professionals
The Consumer Health Librarian invites patients, caregivers, and community members to participate in a variety of health literacy programs!
Upcoming ZOOM Programs:
Improving Posture During Zoom Meetings/Webinars
Wednesday, December 8 l 7 - 8 pm
Speakers: Jason Arismendy, DPT, physical therapist; Veronica Bilenkin, consumer health librarian
Sitting for long periods of time can negatively impact your health. Stretches and posture techniques can improve your comfort during Zoom webinars and meetings. Get tips to keep your body properly aligned and suggestions for finding accurate information online. To register, call 888-305-9253 or visit greenwichhospital.org/events. Free.
Preparing for Menopause: What You Need to Know
Wednesday, February 9 l 7 - 8 pm
Speakers: Gloria Huang, MD, gynecologic oncologist; Donna Hagberg, MD, OB-GYN; Veronica Bilenkin, consumer health librarian
Menopause is often misrepresented and misunderstood. Get the facts to be prepared for this important time in a woman's life. Hear about symptom management, reproductive cancers, prevention, screening, and where to find accurate online information about menopause. To register, call 888-305-9253 or visit greenwichhospital.org/events. Free.
Community Health Library
Greenwich Hospital’s Medical Library is open to the community by appointment only. To schedule an in-person or Zoom appointment with the consumer health librarian, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 203-863-3286.
The Community Health Resource Section, staffed by a consumer health librarian, is dedicated to meeting the information needs of Greenwich Hospital patients, their families/caregivers, and the community at large.
|Our mission:||To encourage and enable people to make informed decisions about their healthcare.|
|Please note:||Information found in these guides is for educational purposes only.
Always ask your doctor for any medical advice.
|Hours:||Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm|
||Greenwich Hospital Medical Library
5 Perryridge Road
Watson Pavilion, 1st Floor
Greenwich, CT 06830
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As of December 30 2021, no visitation is allowed to Greenwich Hospital and its outpatient & inpatient facilities, emergency department, and procedural areas to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
(read more at GH visitor policy)
The Greenwich Hospital Medical Library is Open!
For your safety, please adhere to the following temporary library policies
(updates will be posted in accordance to CT State health guidelines):
All patients and visitors must wear face masks and
practice social distancing in the library.
Visitors and patients may access the library ONLY for appointments with the Consumer Health Librarian
(please schedule ahead of time by Email or Phone).
Visitors DO NOT have access to fax, copier or computers.
Visit our guides for more information on:
This month, we also honor:
The following health magazines are available to read when you visit the library.
We are excited to offer free online access (when using a hospital computer) to the following popular health and wellness magazines:
If you are using a public computer in the library, please see a librarian for the username and password and log in here to read them.
If you are using a network computer anywhere in the hospital, click here to read them.
What's on this website?
Here you will find lots of links to reliable information online about a variety of health issues. Find out more about: