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Visitor Policy Effective 12/13/2021: NO VISITORS at this time
COVID-19 updates - Testing & Treatment available at our Urgent Care locations
COVID-19 testing for travel has been suspended.

X-ray services at Lowell General Chelmsford are temporarily suspended. 

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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.
COVID-19 SMART Health Card

New COVID-19 SMART Health Card Verifies Your Vaccination Status

Massachusetts residents who were vaccinated in-state can now request, view, and/or print their own COVID-19 SMART Health card. This will allow those who have been vaccinated the ability to create a digitally formatted certification with a QR Code that verifies their immunization status. Massachusetts residents who were vaccinated in-state can now request, view, and/or print their own COVID-19 SMART Health card. This will allow those who have been vaccinated the ability to create a digitally formatted certification with a QR Code that verifies their immunization status.
National Guard at LGH

National Guard arrives to support ED staff

To assist hospitals coping with the worst of the latest COVID-19 surge, Gov. Charlie Baker activated the National Guard on December 21. Six of those soldiers were deployed to Lowell General to provide non-clinical support in the Emergency Department at main and Saints campuses. To assist hospitals coping with the worst of the latest COVID-19 surge, Gov. Charlie Baker activated the National Guard on December 21. Six of those soldiers were deployed to Lowell General to provide non-clinical support in the Emergency Department at main and Saints campuses.
woman with flu

A Simple Way to Keep the Flu Away

You can prevent the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu vaccine. The CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated. This includes pregnant women. You can prevent the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu vaccine. The CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated. This includes pregnant women.
First baby of 2022

Methuen couple welcomes year’s first baby

Congratulations to Leandro and Nayara Nascimento of Methuen on the birth of their daughter Emily, who joined the world at 2:47 this morning, making her Lowell General's first baby of 2022 and the first of more than 2,000 babies typically born in our care each year. Happy New Year! Congratulations to Leandro and Nayara Nascimento of Methuen on the birth of their daughter Emily, who joined the world at 2:47 this morning, making her Lowell General's first baby of 2022 and the first of more than 2,000 babies typically born in our care each year. Happy New Year!
Omicron variant

Important COVID-19 Information

The Omicron variant is now predominant in Massachusetts and has managed to outcompete the Delta variant due to its very high transmissibility and its ability to evade the immune response given by vaccination and prior infection. The Omicron variant is now predominant in Massachusetts and has managed to outcompete the Delta variant due to its very high transmissibility and its ability to evade the immune response given by vaccination and prior infection.
2021 Holiday Message

May the Joy of This Season Live in your Heart All Year Through

As we approach the holiday season, the physicians and staff at Lowell General and Circle Health want to thank you for the support you have shown us over this challenging year. As we approach the holiday season, the physicians and staff at Lowell General and Circle Health want to thank you for the support you have shown us over this challenging year.
2021 Sun Santa check presentation

Sun Santa Themed Basket Raffle Raises $80K

For the second straight year, the Sun Santa Theme Basket Raffle to benefit Sun Santa Charities had to be done entirely online. But once again, that didn’t stop the community from stepping up and buying thousands of tickets and raising more than $80,000 for people in need at the holidays. For the second straight year, the Sun Santa Theme Basket Raffle to benefit Sun Santa Charities had to be done entirely online. But once again, that didn’t stop the community from stepping up and buying thousands of tickets and raising more than $80,000 for people in need at the holidays.
Surgical Review Corporation Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Surgery 2021 Seal

Lowell General now a Center of Excellence in four areas of minimally invasive surgery

The Surgical Review Corporation now recognizes Lowell General as a certified Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Minimally Invasive Urology, adding to our organization’s previous designations in Minimally Invasive Gynecology and Robotic Surgery. The Surgical Review Corporation now recognizes Lowell General as a certified Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Minimally Invasive Urology, adding to our organization’s previous designations in Minimally Invasive Gynecology and Robotic Surgery.
2021 MV Moms Blog Contest news teaser

Lowell General Hospital Launches Merrimack Valley Moms Blogging Contest

Lowell General Hospital has launched a contest to recruit eight new bloggers for the Merrimack Valley moms Blog, ourcircleofmoms.com. Enter the competition from November 15, 2021, to January 13, 2022. Lowell General Hospital has launched a contest to recruit eight new bloggers for the Merrimack Valley moms Blog, ourcircleofmoms.com. Enter the competition from November 15, 2021, to January 13, 2022.
Thanksgiving 2020

Suggestions for a Safe(r) Holiday Party

Holiday traditions are important for families and children, and it’s also important to protect your health and the health of your loved ones. The best way to minimize COVID-19 risk and keep your family and friends safe is to get vaccinated. The Covid-19 Vaccine (Pfizer) is available by appointment for those 12 and above at our Chest and Immunization Center. If you have a child 5-11 years old or need to schedule a booster shot, please visit https://vaxfinder.mass.gov/  to search for an… Holiday traditions are important for families and children, and it’s also important to protect your health and the health of your loved ones. The…
Covid vaccine age 5-11

Young Kids and the COVID-19 Vaccine – What You Need to Know

CDC now recommends that children between the ages of 5 and 11 years receive the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine. CDC now recommends that children between the ages of 5 and 11 years receive the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine.

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