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2021 National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week

Honoring the Spirit of Our Healthcare Heroes

In honor of National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week, we honor and thank all the staff at Lowell General Hospital for rising to the challenge when our community needed you most. Through spirit and tenacity, you have touched countless lives, and the compassion you have shown in our community’s darkest days will never be forgotten. In honor of National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week, we honor and thank all the staff at Lowell General Hospital for rising to the challenge when our community needed you most. Through spirit and tenacity, you have touched countless lives, and the compassion you have shown in our community’s darkest days will never be forgotten.
Cardiac Cath Lab Team

Cardiac Cath Lab Team Featured in April Edition of Cath Lab Digest

Congratulations to the Cardiac Cath Lab team for being featured in an 8-page spotlight article with the nationally popular clinical trade magazine Cath Lab Digest. The article highlights the Heart and Vascular Center facilities, Cath Lab interventions, procedures and protocols, quality measures, and offers a glimpse into special protocols and daily challenges faced by the team with the COVID-19 pandemic. Congratulations to the Cardiac Cath Lab team for being featured in an 8-page spotlight article with the nationally popular clinical trade magazine Cath Lab Digest. The article highlights the Heart and Vascular Center facilities, Cath Lab interventions, procedures and protocols, quality measures, and offers a glimpse into special protocols and daily challenges faced by the team with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Group shot from First community vaccination program

Greater Lowell Health Alliance, Lowell General Hospital Collaborate to Break Down Vaccination Barriers

April 13 was the first community vaccination program held at Lowell General Hospital’s Mass Vaccination Program at the Cross River Center. Thanks to a partnership with the Greater Lowell Health Alliance and about 50 area organizations, about 1,000 members of the hardest-to-reach communities in the region received their first dose vaccination. April 13 was the first community vaccination program held at Lowell General Hospital’s Mass Vaccination Program at the Cross River Center. Thanks to a partnership with the Greater Lowell Health Alliance and about 50 area organizations, about 1,000 members of the hardest-to-reach communities in the region received their first dose vaccination.
Johnson & Johnson Update - Vaccine image

Important Update on the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine

Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA), and Massachusetts Department of Public Health directed providers to pause the administration of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine as they investigate reports of blood clots in six women who received the J&J vaccine. Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA), and Massachusetts Department of Public Health directed providers to pause the administration of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine as they investigate reports of blood clots in six women who received the J&J vaccine.
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.
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LRTA offering Vaccine Shuttle between Kennedy Bus Center, Lowell General vaccination site

The Lowell Regional Transit Authority and Lowell General Hospital are encouraging the Greater Lowell community to take advantage of the LRTA’s special COVID-19 vaccination shuttle bus service to Cross River Center located at 1001 Pawtucket Boulevard East. The Lowell Regional Transit Authority and Lowell General Hospital are encouraging the Greater Lowell community to take advantage of the LRTA’s special COVID-19 vaccination shuttle bus service to Cross River Center located at 1001 Pawtucket Boulevard East.
Doctors' Day 2021

To Our Physicians: Thank You!

Please join us in wishing all of our local Circle Health physicians a very Happy Doctors’ Day! Please join us in wishing all of our local Circle Health physicians a very Happy Doctors’ Day!
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LRTA Adds Vaccination Shuttle from Kennedy Center

The Lowell Regional Transportation Authority will operate the LRTA Vaccination Shuttle between the Kennedy Transportation Center and Lowell General Hospital’s regional vaccination site at the Cross River Center, 1001 Pawtucket Blvd. East. The Lowell Regional Transportation Authority will operate the LRTA Vaccination Shuttle between the Kennedy Transportation Center and Lowell General Hospital’s regional vaccination site at the Cross River Center, 1001 Pawtucket Blvd. East.
COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Update - grocery store worker

COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Update

Lowell General Hospital shares our community’s excitement over the state’s recent announcement extending COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to all adults by April 19. Currently, vaccine supply remains limited. We are committed to vaccinating our community as quickly and efficiently as possible, and look forward to adding appointments as soon as more vaccine becomes available. Lowell General Hospital shares our community’s excitement over the state’s recent announcement extending COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to all adults by April 19. Currently, vaccine supply remains limited. We are committed to vaccinating our community as quickly and efficiently as possible, and look forward to adding appointments as soon as more vaccine becomes available.
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103-Year-Old Man Celebrates Birthday While Getting COVID Vaccine At Lowell General Hospital

A 103-year-old man celebrated his birthday with the COVID vaccine and a cake at Lowell General Hospital's regional vaccine clinic on Friday. The hospital said while every coronavirus vaccination is something to celebrate, this moment was extra special. A 103-year-old man celebrated his birthday with the COVID vaccine and a cake at Lowell General Hospital's regional vaccine clinic on Friday. The hospital said while every coronavirus vaccination is something to celebrate, this moment was extra special.
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Learn more about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine from our experts

When you arrive at Lowell General Hospital’s regional vaccination site, only one brand of COVID-19 vaccine will be offered to patients receiving their first dose. Clinical data shows that all three of the vaccines available to our patients are extremely effective at preventing serious illness and decreasing transmission of the virus in the community. When you arrive at Lowell General Hospital’s regional vaccination site, only one brand of COVID-19 vaccine will be offered to patients receiving their first dose. Clinical data shows that all three of the vaccines available to our patients are extremely effective at preventing serious illness and decreasing transmission of the virus in the community.
Mass COVID-19 vaccination site - exterior shot

Lowell General Hospital Resumes Scheduling Vaccine Appointments

Lowell General Hospital announced that it has received additional vaccine and direction from the state to resume scheduling for COVID-19 vaccinations at its site located at Cross River Center, 1001 Pawtucket Boulevard East in Lowell. Lowell General Hospital announced that it has received additional vaccine and direction from the state to resume scheduling for COVID-19 vaccinations at its site located at Cross River Center, 1001 Pawtucket Boulevard East in Lowell.

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