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Lowell General Hospital has again attained Magnet® recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. The Magnet Recognition Program is the highest designation a hospital can achieve for patient care. It recognizes healthcare organizations for high-quality patient care, exemplary patient outcomes and satisfaction, nursing excellence and innovations in professional practice. Lowell … more

Holiday Hours for Urgent Care

Posted: May 20, 2015 12:28 AM EST

Circle Health's Urgent Care centers provide walk-in, urgent care for non-life threatening conditions and other ailments that require prompt medical attention.  Circle Health Urgent Care located at 198 Littleton Road in Westford and  Lowell General Hospital Urgent Care located at 1230 Bridge Street in Lowell will be open from 8:00am-4:00pm on the following holidays: Monday, May 25 - Memorial Day Saturday, July 4 - Independence Day … more

The nation’s largest health care event, National Hospital Week dates back to 1921 when it was suggested by a magazine editor who hoped a community wide celebration would alleviate public fears about hospitals. The celebration, launched in Chicago, succeeded in promoting trust and goodwill among members of the public and eventually spread to facilities across the country. A hospital is more than a place where people go to heal, it is a … more

Join us on Tuesdays, May 5th- June 9th, from 1:30-3:30pm This FREE six-week workshop is offered to adults of any age who are living with the challenges of one or more persistent health conditions. Learn strategies developed and tested by researchers that will help you: Set and meet personal goals Identify and try out simple techniques that can improve your quality of life Improve communication with your doctor Handle stress and learn to relax … more

As agencies and individuals throughout Greater Lowell work to combat the opiate epidemic facing local residents, the city is also working to tackle another substance use challenge that is growing, especially among young people in our area. The use of so-called “designer” drugs or synthetic drugs, such as bath salts, K2, Spice and many others has grown substantially over the past several years and has caused overdoses and other … more

Lowell General Hospital’s Cat Walk for CancerCare Fashion Show raised $29,700 to benefit the hospital’s Team Walk for CancerCare program. The sellout event was held at Lenzi’s in Dracut on Friday, March 27. Over 400 people enjoyed a fashion show sponsored by Ann Taylor, J.Jill, Black Box, MAC Cosmetics of the Pheasant Lane Mall and Evolution Hair Design and Day Spa. This year’s Team Walk for CancerCare will be held on … more

Amy Werner Appointed Director of Philanthropy

Posted: Apr 8, 2015 10:46 PM EST

We are pleased to announce that Amy Werner is the hospital’s new Director of Philanthropy. As director, Amy serves as an integral member of Lowell General Hospital’s leadership team. She is responsible for all aspects of Lowell General Hospital’s fundraising programs, which currently raise $3 million annually through a variety of initiatives including events, direct mail, fundraising, e-philanthropy, gifts in kind, memorial … more

March 30th: National Doctors' Day

Posted: Mar 30, 2015 8:34 AM EST

The national observance of Doctors' Day is an annual event that celebrates the many vital contributions physicians make in the communities they serve. At Circle Heath , we are proud to take this opportunity to recognize the incredible work of our dedicated community of physicians and thank them for their passionate commitment to their patients and families. From primary care to advanced cancer treatments, area residents have access to some of … more

A sold out crowd of nearly 600 guests celebrated at Circle Health’s Ball for Community Health Initiatives on Saturday, March 7, 2015. The event, held at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, raised over $297,000 to help fund vital health and wellness programs which benefit residents of the Greater Lowell community. “The Circle Health Ball for Community Health Initiatives has been an incredible event for ten years that … more

Beginning on April 6, Lowell General Hospital will be offering Tdap vaccine clinics open to the public on the first Monday of every month from 5:00-6:00pm in the Hanchett Auditorium at the hospital’s main campus located at 295 Varnum Avenue in Lowell, MA. The Tdap vaccine protects adults and adolescents from tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (also known as whooping cough). It is especially important to be vaccinated if you have close … more

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