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News Releases

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…
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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.
Oct 2021 Vaccine Booster and Third Dose

Get the Latest Information on COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Doses and Third Doses

On Monday, October 25, 2021 the CDC published an update to the Interim Clinical Considerations for Use of COVID-19 Vaccines with a focus on Booster Dose. Read our FAQ. On Monday, October 25, 2021 the CDC published an update to the Interim Clinical Considerations for Use of COVID-19 Vaccines with a focus on Booster Dose. Read our FAQ.
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Lowell General a national leader in heart attack treatment

Lowell General Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures to treat patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Lowell General Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures to treat patients who suffer severe heart attacks.
2021 TeamWalk for CancerCare check presentation

TeamWalk On Your Terms Raises $410,000 for Cancer Patients Across the Merrimack Valley

TeamWalk for CancerCare teams walked on their terms again this year, but that didn’t stop them from collectively raising more than $410,000 for cancer patients across the Merrimack Valley, topping last year’s total.    The pandemic forced the walk to go virtual again for the second straight year, but TeamWalk organizers are planning to bring back the annual spring fundraising event to Tsongas Arena on Sunday, May 22, 2022.    “After what we’ve been through the past two years, it’s no… TeamWalk for CancerCare teams walked on their terms again this year, but that didn’t stop them from collectively raising more than $410,000 for…
Dr. Steinkeler

What You Need to Know about Screening Mammograms

In many cases women have signs and symptoms of breast cancer. In early stage cases women may have no symptoms at all. This is why participating in yearly screenings is very important. Dr. Jill Steinkeler, Medical Director of Breast Imaging at Lowell General Hospital, discusses the importance of regular screening mammograms. In many cases women have signs and symptoms of breast cancer. In early stage cases women may have no symptoms at all. This is why participating in yearly screenings is very important. Dr. Jill Steinkeler, Medical Director of Breast Imaging at Lowell General Hospital, discusses the importance of regular screening mammograms.
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Lowell General Recognized as Gold Safe Sleep Champion

Lowell General Hospital was recently recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program with its highest designation, Gold Safe Sleep Champion, for its commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. Lowell General Hospital was recently recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program with its highest designation, Gold Safe Sleep Champion, for its commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep.
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Circle Health Earns 2021 CHiME Digital Health Most Wired® Recognition

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has recognized Circle Health with its 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition. Lowell General achieved a level 8 recognition, and is one of only six Massachusetts hospitals or health systems to be recognized as level 8 or higher. The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has recognized Circle Health with its 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition. Lowell General achieved a level 8 recognition, and is one of only six Massachusetts hospitals or health systems to be recognized as level 8 or higher.
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Important Information Regarding COVID-19 Booster Shots

Your initial vaccination offers strong protection against the COVID-19 virus, and are working well to prevent severe illness, hospitalization, and death, even against the widely circulating Delta variant. However, public health experts are starting to see reduced protection, especially among certain populations, against mild and moderate disease. For certain people at higher risk of developing COVID-19, booster shots are now recommended by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Your initial vaccination offers strong protection against the COVID-19 virus, and are working well to prevent severe illness, hospitalization, and death, even against the widely circulating Delta variant. However, public health experts are starting to see reduced protection, especially among certain populations, against mild and moderate disease. For certain people at higher risk of developing COVID-19, booster shots are now recommended by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Da Vinci Xi.

Advanced robotic system gives surgeons pinpoint control

Lowell General is now the only community hospital in the Merrimack Valley that has equipped its surgeons performing minimally invasive procedures with the most advanced robotic surgical system available today – the Da Vinci Xi. Lowell General is now the only community hospital in the Merrimack Valley that has equipped its surgeons performing minimally invasive procedures with the most advanced robotic surgical system available today – the Da Vinci Xi.
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Lowell General ranked among state’s top employers

Lowell General Hospital has once again been named one of Massachusetts’ Best-in-State Employers by Forbes Magazine. The Forbes list ranks Lowell General No. 18 out of 70 Bay State businesses listed, up from No. 23 last year, and the highest ranking of any community hospital statewide. Lowell General Hospital has once again been named one of Massachusetts’ Best-in-State Employers by Forbes Magazine. The Forbes list ranks Lowell General No. 18 out of 70 Bay State businesses listed, up from No. 23 last year, and the highest ranking of any community hospital statewide.
Saab Building

New COVID-19 Testing Location Opens August 31 at Saints Campus (Physician Order Required)

As cases rise in the region, we will be reactivating COVID-19 testing at the Saab Building at our Lowell General Saints Campus effective Tuesday, August 31. COVID-19 testing at the Saab Building testing center will require a physician order and patients will be directed to call Central Scheduling at 978-937-6023 to make an appointment. As cases rise in the region, we will be reactivating COVID-19 testing at the Saab Building at our Lowell General Saints Campus effective Tuesday, August 31. COVID-19 testing at the Saab Building testing center will require a physician order and patients will be directed to call Central Scheduling at 978-937-6023 to make an appointment.

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