Lowell General Hospital is proud to be tobacco-free. The use of tobacco and tobacco products is strictly prohibited on all Lowell General properties, including vehicles parked on our properties. No smoking or use of tobacco products is allowed anywhere on our campuses. This policy applies to patients and their visitors as well as to employees, physicians, volunteers and vendors. Thank you for adhering to this policy, which creates a more healthful environment for our patients, visitors and staff.
For more information and to learn more or for other resources call 877-LGH-WELL.
Tobacco-Free & Smoking Policy
- The use of tobacco and smoking products such as (cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, pipes, electric cigarettes, etc.) is prohibited in or on all Lowell General Hospital owned or leased buildings, grounds, parking lots, parking garages, or vehicles on its properties. No exceptions to this policy will be granted.
- Signs will be posted at strategic locations around Lowell General Hospital’s facilities to notify staff, visitors and patients of this policy.
- Patients and visitors will be informed of the tobacco and smoking policy upon arrival or admission as appropriate through distribution and/or explanation of the policy.
- No physicians with privileges at Lowell General Hospital may write orders for a patients to use tobacco or smoking products on any Lowell General Hospital properties.
- All employees are authorized to reinforce this policy with courtesy and diplomacy to all persons observed using tobacco and smoking products on any Lowell General Hospital property.
Resources for When You are Ready to Quit
Speak with your inpatient provider
Lowell General Hospital offers The American Lung Association’s Freedom from Smoking® classes. Call 1-877-LGH-WELL or visit www. Lowellgeneral.org for information about this and other classes.
Massachusetts Smokers Resources
American Lung Association
- Want to Quit Smoking?
- Reasons to Quit Smoking
- Help Someone Quit
- How to Quit Smoking
- Quit Smoking Q&A
American Heart Association or 1-800-AHA-USA1
- Quit Smoking/Tobacco/Vaping
- 5 Steps to Quit Smoking
- The Benefits of Quitting Smoking Now
- Help! I Want to Quit Smoking!
- Staying quit: How to stop smoking for good
National Cancer Institute or 1-877-44U-QUIT
American Cancer Society or 1-800-ACS-2345