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To protect the health of our patients and staff, Lowell General Hospital is restricting all visitors — unless pre-approved by each patient's care team.
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Important information on COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

We understand that our patients, visitors and staff may have concerns about the impact COVID-19 may have on our community. Please know that Circle Health and Lowell General Hospital are well prepared to care for a patient with this illness, and to protect all other patients and their families, as well as our healthcare providers and staff. Check here for the latest up-to-date information regarding visitor restrictions, Urgent Care patient screening, and more. Lowell General Hospital is Accepting Donations

Calling Our Crafty Community

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Lowell General Hospital imposes visitor restrictions to protect patients, staff

Under guidance from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) and Lowell Department of Public Health (DPH), Lowell General Hospital is implementing several measures in an effort to protect patients and staff and limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Effectively immediately, visitors are limited to two (2) per patient and must be 18 years or older. The hospital encourages members of the community to refrain from visiting the hospital or outpatient centers unless they have a scheduled appointment or urgent need.

Urgent Care Director Earns National Honor

When it comes to prescribing antibiotics appropriately, accurately and safely in an urgent care setting, Circle Health and is Medical Director of Urgent Care stand above the crowd. Dr. Mary Lynn Joe, MD, FACEP, is the first-ever recipient of the Antibiotic Stewardship Champion Award given from the College of Urgent Care Medicine® (CUCM) in conjunction with the Urgent Care Association (UCA) and the Urgent Care Foundation (UFA).

Lowell General Earns Blue Distinction® Center+ Designation for Spine, Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries

Blue Cross Blue Shield has selected Lowell General Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Spine Surgery, as well as Knee and Hip Surgery, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers® are nationally designated healthcare facilities that show a commitment to delivering high-quality patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community and leading accreditation and quality organizations.

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