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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 appointments, new Patient Service Center hours, and more. Help Us Heal 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. Help Us Heal
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Cath lab recognized by American College of Cardiology

The American College of Cardiology has recognized Lowell General Hospital for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients who come to a cardiac cath lab for care. Lowell General was awarded Cardiac Cath Lab Accreditation in September based on rigorous onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who come to the cardiac cath lab. The American College of Cardiology has recognized Lowell General Hospital for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients who come to a cardiac cath lab for care. Lowell General was awarded Cardiac Cath Lab Accreditation in September based on rigorous onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who come to the cardiac cath lab.
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Lowell General ranked among Boston area’s best

In the 2020 US News & World Report Best Hospital Rankings, Lowell General Hospital was ranked seventh best in the Greater Boston region and the top community hospital in the rankings. In the 2020 US News & World Report Best Hospital Rankings, Lowell General Hospital was ranked seventh best in the Greater Boston region and the top community hospital in the rankings.
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Lowell General Hospital Honored for Outstanding Stroke Care

Lowell General has once again been recognized for the outstanding care we provide patients suffering from a stroke. The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association honored both campuses for our continued success using the Get With the Guidelines and Target: Type 2 Diabetes quality improvement programs. The main campus was named a Stroke Silver Plus with Elite Honor Roll and the Saints campus was named a Stroke Silver Plus. Both were given the Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll. Lowell General has once again been recognized for the outstanding care we provide patients suffering from a stroke. The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association honored both campuses for our continued success using the Get With the Guidelines and Target: Type 2 Diabetes quality improvement programs. The main campus was named a Stroke Silver Plus with Elite Honor Roll and the Saints campus was named a Stroke Silver Plus. Both were given the Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll.
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Lowell General Named a Top Maternity Hospital

Lowell General Hospital was recently named one of the nation’s top Maternity Hospitals for 2020 by Newsweek magazine and the Leapfrog Group. We are one of just seven hospitals in Massachusetts to make this list. A total of 231 hospitals in 36 states were named. Lowell General Hospital was recently named one of the nation’s top Maternity Hospitals for 2020 by Newsweek magazine and the Leapfrog Group. We are one of just seven hospitals in Massachusetts to make this list. A total of 231 hospitals in 36 states were named.
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Congenial Healthcare Joins Wellforce Health System

Congenial Healthcare of Peabody, Mass. has signed a multi-year agreement to become part of the 2,000-member Wellforce physician community. The Wellforce Health System includes Tufts Medical Center, Circle Health, MelroseWakefield Healthcare and Home Health Foundation. Congenial Healthcare of Peabody, Mass. has signed a multi-year agreement to become part of the 2,000-member Wellforce physician community. The Wellforce Health System includes Tufts Medical Center, Circle Health, MelroseWakefield Healthcare and Home Health Foundation.
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Lowell General Hospital Earns 3rd Magnet Recognition for Nursing Excellence

Lowell General Hospital has achieved our third consecutive Magnet Recognition for Nursing Excellence, an accomplishment realized by just 2% of all hospitals nationwide. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program® distinguishes health care organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence. This credential is the highest national honor for professional nursing practice. Lowell General Hospital has achieved our third consecutive Magnet Recognition for Nursing Excellence, an accomplishment realized by just 2% of all hospitals nationwide. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program® distinguishes health care organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence. This credential is the highest national honor for professional nursing practice.
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Lowell Philharmonic Orchestra held tribute concert dedicated to the staff at Lowell General Hospital

The Lowell Philharmonic Orchestra broadcasted a tribute concert on July 19 to thank Lowell General Hospital for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic emergency. The program, titled More Than Self: A Tribute to the Nurses, Doctors and Staff at Lowell General Hospital can be viewed online. The Lowell Philharmonic Orchestra broadcasted a tribute concert on July 19 to thank Lowell General Hospital for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic emergency. The program, titled More Than Self: A Tribute to the Nurses, Doctors and Staff at Lowell General Hospital can be viewed online.
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Ask the Expert – Summer COVID Safety

Summer is back, but this one is different. In this new environment designed to stem the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), how can we return to restaurants and stores and enjoy barbecues and vacations safely? A few basic principles and a dose of common sense will go a long way, according to Dr. David Sidebottom, Chief of Infectious Disease at Lowell General Hospital. Summer is back, but this one is different. In this new environment designed to stem the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), how can we return to restaurants and stores and enjoy barbecues and vacations safely? A few basic principles and a dose of common sense will go a long way, according to Dr. David Sidebottom, Chief of Infectious Disease at Lowell General Hospital.
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Lowell Philharmonic Orchestra Holds Special Virtual Concert Event as a Tribute to the Nurses, Doctors and Staff at Lowell General Hospital

Sunday, July 19, 2 pm Tune in to the Lowell Philharmonic Orchestra website or Lowell TeleMedia Center (LTC) Channel 8 in Lowell to watch this free broadcast titled More Than Self: A Tribute to the Nurses, Doctors and Staff at Lowell General Hospital. Sunday, July 19, 2 pm Tune in to the Lowell Philharmonic Orchestra website or Lowell TeleMedia Center (LTC) Channel 8 in Lowell to watch this free broadcast titled More Than Self: A Tribute to the Nurses, Doctors and Staff at Lowell General Hospital.
Help Us Heal

Help Us Heal

Over the past few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged our hospital like never before. We rose to that challenge, using our commitment to patients and the community as our guiding light. And throughout this crisis, our community has been there for us, contributing emotional and financial support to help our caregivers and support staff focus on caring for patients. Over the past few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged our hospital like never before. We rose to that challenge, using our commitment to patients and the community as our guiding light. And throughout this crisis, our community has been there for us, contributing emotional and financial support to help our caregivers and support staff focus on caring for patients.

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