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COVID-19

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 appointments, new Patient Service Center hours, and more. 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 appointments, new Patient Service Center hours, and more.
Thanksgiving 2022

A message of thanks

Thanksgiving reminds us that even in challenging times, we have so much to be thankful for. Thanksgiving reminds us that even in challenging times, we have so much to be thankful for.
RSV 2022

What to know about RSV and your child

Most years, RSV blends in to the range cold-weather viruses that bring on a cough and the sniffles. But RSV can be dangerous to babies and young children, and a high rate of spread this year is leading to a rise in hospitalizations across the state. Dr. Jennifer Murzycki, Chief of the Pediatric Hospitalist Program, discusses what you and your family need to know to keep your young family safe. Most years, RSV blends in to the range cold-weather viruses that bring on a cough and the sniffles. But RSV can be dangerous to babies and young children, and a high rate of spread this year is leading to a rise in hospitalizations across the state. Dr. Jennifer Murzycki, Chief of the Pediatric Hospitalist Program, discusses what you and your family need to know to keep your young family safe.
RSV test tube

Can adults get RSV? Mass. doctor explains

As most American parents already know, cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a common illness of childhood, are surging this year. Dr. Helen Boucher, Dean at Tufts University School of Medicine and Chief Academic Officer at Tufts Medicine, joined WCVB Channel 5 Boston to discuss how contagious it is and how to protect yourself. As most American parents already know, cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a common illness of childhood, are surging this year. Dr. Helen Boucher, Dean at Tufts University School of Medicine and Chief Academic Officer at Tufts Medicine, joined WCVB Channel 5 Boston to discuss how contagious it is and how to protect yourself.
COVID Q&A screen grab

COVID Q&A: Top Boston Doctors Talk School Masking Study, Flu and RSV

Top Boston doctors debate whether students should mask up after a study found that mandates cut COVID cases in Boston-Area schools, plus talk about flu and RSV during NBC10 Boston’s weekly “COVID Q&A” series. Top Boston doctors debate whether students should mask up after a study found that mandates cut COVID cases in Boston-Area schools, plus talk about flu and RSV during NBC10 Boston’s weekly “COVID Q&A” series.
Swallows group from the UK Oct 2022

Cancer Center welcomes guests from the United Kingdom

The work being done in our Cancer Center continues to have an impact around the world. Last month, an oncology nurse and speech therapist from a hospital in the United Kingdom spent a week at our Cancer Center working closely with Lowell General oncology nurse Kylie Giarrusso to learn and share best practices in the treatment of head and neck cancer patients. The work being done in our Cancer Center continues to have an impact around the world. Last month, an oncology nurse and speech therapist from a hospital in the United Kingdom spent a week at our Cancer Center working closely with Lowell General oncology nurse Kylie Giarrusso to learn and share best practices in the treatment of head and neck cancer patients.
2022 Coffee for a Cause campaign

Cafua Management Company Dunkin’ locations serve up $21,000 TeamWalk donation

Leaders from Lowell General Hospital and our Cancer Center joined members of the Cafua Management Company, the largest private Dunkin’ franchise in the United States, at Dunkin’ on Pawtucket Boulevard in Lowell recently to accept a donation in the amount of $21,000. Leaders from Lowell General Hospital and our Cancer Center joined members of the Cafua Management Company, the largest private Dunkin’ franchise in the United States, at Dunkin’ on Pawtucket Boulevard in Lowell recently to accept a donation in the amount of $21,000.
2022 Urgent Care Accreditation UCA

Circle Health Urgent Care re-accredited by UCA

Circle Health Urgent Care has once again received the Urgent Care Association (UCA) Accreditation designation, the highest level of distinction for an urgent care center. UCA Accreditation illustrates an organization’s overriding commitment to safety, quality and scope of services. Circle Health Urgent Care has once again received the Urgent Care Association (UCA) Accreditation designation, the highest level of distinction for an urgent care center. UCA Accreditation illustrates an organization’s overriding commitment to safety, quality and scope of services.
Amy Hoey and Jody White

Amy Hoey named president

Lowell General Hospital has named Amy Hoey as the organization’s president, succeeding Jody White in that role. Hoey, a Groton resident, is the first registered nurse and first woman to serve as president in the hospital’s 130-year history. Lowell General Hospital has named Amy Hoey as the organization’s president, succeeding Jody White in that role. Hoey, a Groton resident, is the first registered nurse and first woman to serve as president in the hospital’s 130-year history.
2022 Golf Challenge check presentation

Lowell General Golf Challenge raises more than $300,000

On Monday, September 26, Lowell General Hospital hosted our 25th annual Golf Challenge tournament at Vesper Country Club in Tyngsborough. On Monday, September 26, Lowell General Hospital hosted our 25th annual Golf Challenge tournament at Vesper Country Club in Tyngsborough.
Kids in costume for Halloween 2022

Have a Hazard-Free Halloween

When we think of Halloween, we picture children laughing in colorful costumes, jack-o'-lanterns glowing in house windows, and buckets brimming with candy and treats. Experts warn, however, that this fun-filled night can pose safety hazards. When we think of Halloween, we picture children laughing in colorful costumes, jack-o'-lanterns glowing in house windows, and buckets brimming with candy and treats. Experts warn, however, that this fun-filled night can pose safety hazards.
Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Program team

Team of experts at the helm of the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Program

Tufts Medicine Lowell General Hospital offers a comprehensive Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Program for women identified to be at high risk of developing breast cancer. The program is located in the Women’s Wellness Center at the hospital’s main campus at 295 Varnum Avenue in Lowell. Tufts Medicine Lowell General Hospital offers a comprehensive Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Program for women identified to be at high risk of developing breast cancer. The program is located in the Women’s Wellness Center at the hospital’s main campus at 295 Varnum Avenue in Lowell.

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