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September 27th: Littleton Road Race

Posted: Aug 1, 2015 1:39 AM EST

Circle Health is proud to sponsor the 7th Annual Littleton Road Race which will be held on Sunday, September 27, 2015 . As in previous years, there will be two races for all ages and abilities. 2:00 pm - 1 Mile Fun Run (all ages welcome) 2:30 pm - 5K Race (walkers welcome) Both races will start and finish at Fay Park, 20 Foster Street, Littleton, MA.. Registration is now open -- you can register online or by mail. For more information about … more

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Posted: Aug 1, 2015 1:00 AM EST

Did you know that August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM)? This month highlights the need for improving national immunization coverage levels and encourages all people to protect their health by being immunized against infectious diseases. You never outgrow the need for vaccines. The specific immunizations you need as an adult are determined by factors such as your age, lifestyle, high-risk conditions, type and locations of … more

Effective Monday, July 20, 2015, Lowell General Hospital participates in the Massachusetts Immunization Information System (MIIS). The MIIS is a statewide, electronic record-keeping system (or registry) that keeps track of your immunizations (shots). This new system will help us keep complete and accurate records of the shots that you or your children get from any doctor or healthcare provider in Massachusetts. It was developed by the … more

Legislation passed by the Massachusetts House requires all school athletic coaches to be certified in CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation). To help area coaches meet this prerequisite and comply with existing concussion certification requirements, Lowell General Hospital, Xenith and the University of Massachusetts Lowell will host a CPR and concussion education event on Thursday, August 20 at the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center located … more

August 5th: World Breastfeeding Week Celebration

Posted: Jul 15, 2015 1:54 AM EST

Join us in celebrating! Wednesday, August 5, 2015 from 5:00-7:00pm in Clark Auditorium at Lowell General Hospital's Main Campus. Activities will include: Infant Massage The Happiest Baby on the Block® infant soothing demonstrations Crafts, games, prizes and more Learn more: World Breastfeeding Week Celebration . Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mother and Child Breastfeeding releases a hormone in the mother (Oxytocin) that causes the uterus … more

The Boston Business Journal recently named Lowell General Hospital one of the Best Places to Work in Massachusetts in its twelfth annual regional awards program. The honor recognizes Lowell General Hospital’s achievements in creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee satisfaction, working conditions and company culture. A total of 80 companies (the top companies in five … more

Our amazing nurses are often referred to as “angels” by patients and families for the wonderful care they receive. So when Suna Abufharki, RN , nurse on D3, was driving home after a late second shift last December, it wasn’t surprising that she rushed to the aid of a total stranger and changed the course of what could have been a horrible outcome on a quiet windy road. “She’s my angel, and I probably … more

For the staff at Lowell General Hospital, it is our mission to put Patients First in Everything We Do . This is why it comes as no surprise that a group of thoughtful nurses and staff successfully arranged a unique christening ceremony for Charles and Funme Falana’s newborn, Joshlyn. Being from Nigeria, it was the family’s tradition to christen a newborn eight days after birth. As Joshlyn was premature and being cared for by the … more

August 5th: Strike Out Stroke Awareness Night

Posted: Jul 5, 2015 1:07 AM EST

Join Lowell General Hospital and Genentech to Strike Out Stroke with the Lowell Spinners! Wednesday, August 5 6:00 - 9:00pm LaLacheur Park, Lowell, MA Lowell Spinners vs. Brooklyn Cyclones Game starts at 7:05pm. Enjoy a 50/50 raffle, free t-shirts, blood pressure screenings and more! F ace – does the face look uneven? A rm – does one arm droop down? S peech - does their speech sound strange? T ime – CALL 911! For more … more

Are you interested in a career in Healthcare? We are hosting a Careers in Healthcare week-long experience for high school students in the Greater Lowell area This program is open to high school students ages 15-18 years of age, looking to persue a career in healthcare. It will be held on Monday, August 3rd- Friday, August 7th, from 8:00am-3:00pm each day . And, the cost is $250 per student. Students will visit various hospital departments … more

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