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Circle Health to sponsor five more Project Fit programs after successful kick-off in Methuen

On the heels of a successful kick-off event in Methuen, Circle Health is announcing its plans to sponsor five more Project Fit America programs over the next five years for schools in the Merrimack Valley. On October 13, hundreds of Methuen elementary school students cheered the kick-off of the first Project Fit America youth fitness program in Massachusetts with the help of First Lady to the Governor Lauren Baker, the mascots of the Boston Bruins, Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots,… On the heels of a successful kick-off event in Methuen, Circle Health is announcing its plans to sponsor five more Project Fit America programs…

Circle Health Sponsors Unique Fitness Program for Methuen Students

On October 13, hundreds of Methuen elementary students cheered the kick-off of the first Project Fit America youth fitness program in Massachusetts.  Thanks to a $17,800 grant from Circle Health, students at the Comprehensive Grammar School have brand new indoor and outdoor equipment and a full curriculum aimed at making fitness fun. The kickoff included First Lady to the Governor Lauren Baker, the mascots of the Boston Bruins, Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots and officials from… On October 13, hundreds of Methuen elementary students cheered the kick-off of the first Project Fit America youth fitness program…

Lowell General Hospital Accredited as a Lung Cancer Screening Center

Earlier in 2015, The Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) announced it would cover Low Dose CT (LDCT) lung cancer screening for its beneficiaries. In addition, under the Affordable Care Act, as of 2015 this service is now covered by many payers. Studies have confirmed that screening patients at high risk for lung cancer with a Low Dose CT was significantly more effective than a standard chest X-ray. In short, Low Dose CT scans save lives. Lowell General has recent been accredited… Earlier in 2015, The Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) announced it would cover Low Dose CT (LDCT) lung cancer screening for its…

Urgent Care Holiday Hours

Circle Health Urgent Care Westford is located at 198 Littleton Road in Westford and Lowell General Hospital Urgent Care is located at 1230 Bridge Street in Lowell. NEW! Holiday Hours for Westford and Lowell LocationsWednesday, November 25, 8:00am - 8:00pm (closed Thursday, November 26)Thursday, December 24, 8:00am - 4:00pm (closed Friday, December 25)Thursday, December 31, 8:00am - 4:00pm (closed Friday, January 1) Circle Health Urgent Care Westford is located at 198 Littleton Road in Westford and Lowell General Hospital Urgent Care is located at 1230 Bridge…

Westford Patient Service Center Expanding Hours

The Patient Service Center (PSC) at Circle Health Westford offers a full range of testing services including blood draws and specimen collection, diagnostic imaging services (X-ray and ultrasound) or electrocardiograms (EKG). Hours of Operation as of November 2Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 7:00pmSaturday, 7:00am - 1:00pm The Patient Service Center (PSC) at Circle Health Westford offers a full range of testing services including blood draws and specimen collection,…

October 25th: The Auxiliary's 29th annual Taste of the Town features Greater Lowell's top culinary talents

The Lowell General Hospital Auxiliary presents its signature event this weekend when the 29th annual Taste of the Town brings together some of the region’s finest culinary talents for an evening of fine cuisine and amazing prizes. More than a dozen of Merrimack Valley eateries will take center stage on Sunday, October 25 beginning at 4:30pm at the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center in downtown Lowell. The night will also feature a live auction, featuring a Royal Caribbean cruise that… The Lowell General Hospital Auxiliary presents its signature event this weekend when the 29th annual Taste of the Town brings together some of the…

Is it 40 or 50? Clearing up the Confusion about Mammography Age Recommendations

October is breast cancer awareness month, a time when we see increased coverage of the importance of prevention, education, treatment, and fundraising for research. Although it is hard to argue the value of early detection in preventing breast cancer, there has been varied recommendations in the news around the age guidelines for screening mammograms. We asked Jill Steinkeler, MD, Director of Breast Imaging at Lowell General Hospital for her thoughts. She explained that she and her… October is breast cancer awareness month, a time when we see increased coverage of the importance of prevention, education, treatment, and…

Circle Health Urgent Care recently celebrated its first year of operation in Westford

Since it first opened last year, Circle Health Westford has seen a steady rise in patients as area residents have experienced Circle Health’s commitment to providing Complete connected care close to home and have taken advantage of the urgent care, primary care, women’s health and pediatric specialty clinics offered. The facility’s anchor, Circle Health Urgent Care, is designed to treat non-life threatening conditions and other ailments that require prompt medical attention, such as:… Since it first opened last year, Circle Health Westford has seen a steady rise in patients as area residents have experienced Circle Health’s…

Bridging the Cultural Gap in Diabetes Education

Lowell Community Health Center take the fight against the diabetes epidemic to the streets with its extensive outreach efforts. The Health Center’s community health workers offer blood sugar screenings, healthy cooking programs, and have recently started new pilot programs for diabetic patients to educate, solidify prevention efforts, and help those with diabetes manage their illness. “There are certainly barriers in some cultures, such as food or language that leads to confusion when… Lowell Community Health Center take the fight against the diabetes epidemic to the streets with its extensive outreach efforts. The Health Center’s…

Circle Home's Low Vision Program Helps Patients Retain Independence

Turning on the oven . . . locking the door . . . writing checks . . . measuring medications . . . weighing yourself . . . setting the thermostat . . .  Imagine trying to accomplish these everyday tasks when you can’t see well. Actions that seem “simple” can become major roadblocks to independence and health for patients whose vision cannot be improved with eyeglasses, medicine or surgery. Fortunately for Circle Home patients, the agency’s Low Vision Program can ease frustration and… Turning on the oven . . . locking the door . . . writing checks . . . measuring medications . . . weighing yourself . . . setting the thermostat .…

Lowell General Donates First Aid Kits to Chelmsford Pop Warner

Always looking for new and unique ways to support local community athletic programs, Lowell General recently supplied several first aid kits to the Chelmsford Pop Warner cheerleader and football teams. Due to the heightened number of sports injuries happening with today’s youth, Lowell General Hospital felt the first aid kits would promote safety for the teams. In addition to donating the first aid kits, coaches were provided with CPR training along with a concussion… Always looking for new and unique ways to support local community athletic programs, Lowell General recently supplied several first aid kits to the…

Lowell General Hospital Donates $5,000 to Tewksbury Senior Center

Lowell General Hospital recognizes the importance of physical activity for seniors. Fitness programs at senior centers are a great resource and motivation for older adults to have some fun while also maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Tewksbury Senior Center offers a number of motivating fitness classes that keep their residents active and energized. To support these classes, Lowell General Hospital donated a $5,000 check in order for Tewksbury Senior Center to keep its fitness program up and… Lowell General Hospital recognizes the importance of physical activity for seniors. Fitness programs at senior centers are a great resource and…

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