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Circle Health announced today that it has released a request for proposals (RFP) for its 2015 community health initiatives grants. The grants will be awarded at the upcoming Circle Health Ball for Community Health Initiatives, an annual black-tie gala developed to raise awareness and funds for community outreach and education. “We are pleased to continue this great tradition established by Lowell General Hospital’s medical staff … more

City of Lowell Mayor Rodney Elliott issues a proclamation in honor of National Family Caregivers Month at the Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital. This national recognition month celebrates those individuals who are the primary caregivers of a family member.

Lowell General Hospital is pleased to partner with New England Organ Bank to honor and remember those who gave the gift of life through organ and tissue donation. On January 1, 2015, the Donate Life Rose Parade float titled ‘Never-Ending Story’ will include a garden of roses with handwritten dedications from hospital administrators across the country, including Amy Hoey, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of … more

December is Safe Toys & Celebrations Month

Posted: Dec 1, 2014 12:33 AM EST

The holiday season is a time for family, fun & festivity  But, it can also be a dangerous time as each year people suffer eye injuries caused by unsafe toys & celebrations When choosing gifts, select toys and gifts appropriate for a child's age & maturity level. Avoid toys with sharp protruding parts like paint or pellet guns, rifles and darts. If you are giving sports equipment, be sure to include appropriate protective … more

Circle Health has announced that it will donate $50,000 to the Town of Westford for the Westford Health Department to help fund a variety of important programs and initiatives designed to improve the health and wellness of Westford residents and town employees. The funding will help support key programs offered in collaboration with Lowell General Hospital, including screening and wellness programs for the town’s firefighters, dental … more

Lowell General Hospital announced it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. The hospital was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report “ America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety ,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance … more

A sold out crowd of 400 guests enjoyed the Merrimack Valley’s finest culinary creations at the annual Taste of the Town held at the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center on Sunday, October 26. “The success was made possible by the dedicated woman of the Auxiliary board, the volunteers and the wonderful restaurants,” said Carrie Meikle, Lowell General Auxiliary President. “The talented chefs never cease to amaze guests … more

Participants will be given information on how they can better keep their infant or child safe in a moving motor vehicle Additional topics that will be covered are: the Child Passenger Safety Laws in Massachusetts, the 5 types of child car seats, basic child safety in car seats, and how to properly install car seats in the family vehicle. This course is a must for new or expectant parents who want to keep their children as safe as possible … more

Wellforce represents high quality, lower cost alternative model focused on supporting clinicians and their connections to patients Tufts Medical Center and Lowell General Hospital today announced that they had finalized their agreement to establish a new health care system. The new system, which has been approved by the Department of Public Health and reviewed by the Health Policy Commission, will be known as Wellforce. Wellforce represents a … more

Helpful Information about Ebola

Posted: Oct 16, 2014 12:40 PM EST

Lowell General Hospital’s Infection Prevention and Emergency Preparedness teams have been closely monitoring the Ebola virus situation globally and working to ensure that Lowell General Hospital is prepared to handle any cases that may come our way. Being prepared to care for these patients while ensuring the safety of other patients, visitors and employees is of critical importance to us. Lowell General Hospital and its staff are … more

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