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Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Be sure your heating and dryer vents are clear from snow, never use a gas range or oven to heat your home or apartment, and never run a generator inside a basement, garage, or other enclosed structure, even if the doors or windows are open, unless the equipment is professionally installed and vented.Do seek prompt medical attention if you suspect CO poisoning and are feeling dizzy, light-headed, or nauseous.Read more from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Be sure your heating and dryer vents are clear from snow, never use a gas range or oven to heat your home or apartment, and never run a generator…

Golf Fights Cancer Donates $150,000 to Lowell General Hospital

Representatives from Golf Fights Cancer recently visited the main campus to present a check for $150,000 to the Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital. The donation, raised from the 9th annual Good Guy Invitational Golf Tournament held at Vesper Country Club on October 6, 2014, supports the purchase of a PerfectPitch™ 6 Degrees of Freedom Couch for Lowell General Hospital’s Cancer Center. This addition to the hospital’s linear accelerator is designed to improve patient positioning and will… Representatives from Golf Fights Cancer recently visited the main campus to present a check for $150,000 to the Cancer Center at Lowell General…

Keeping Your Family Healthy This Winter

Cold and flu season is here — but there’s plenty we can do to help keep ourselves and our families healthy, advises Sara Diaz, MD. “Get your flu shot,” she says. “Stay home if you’re sick to prevent sharing germs with classmates or colleagues. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. And ‘catch your cough,’” she notes, referring to the technique of coughing or sneezing into the crook of your elbow instead  of your hand, so you won’t spread germs when touching a… Cold and flu season is here — but there’s plenty we can do to help keep ourselves and our families healthy, advises Sara Diaz, MD. “Get your flu…

Pediatric and Adult Specialty Clinics Now Available at Circle Health Westford

An expanded partnership with the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center has brought the expertise of some of Boston’s top pediatric specialists to Circle Health Westford. For convenient access to pediatric specialists in areas including cardiology, gastroenterology, genetics, nephrology, neurology, pulmonology and rheumatology, please call 978-937-6362. We are also pleased to announce that we now offer adult specialty clinics for neurology, pain management and surgery at… An expanded partnership with the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center has brought the expertise of some of Boston’s top pediatric…

Dr. Brennan Honored

Congratulations to Kimberly Brennan, DO from the Cancer Center for her exceptional compassion in caring for her patients In November, Dr. Brennan was awarded a certificate and recognized as a compassionate caregiver as part of the Schwartz Center’s Honor Your Caregiver tradition for the month of November. A donation was made by a family member to the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare recognizing Dr. Brennan’s care of one of her cancer patients. The Schwartz Center is a national… Congratulations to Kimberly Brennan, DO from the Cancer Center for her exceptional compassion in caring for her patients In November, Dr. Brennan…

Circle Health Announces Request for Proposals for Community Health Initiatives Grants

Circle Health announced today that it has released a request for proposals (RFP) for its 2015 community health initiatives grants. The grants will be awarded at the upcoming Circle Health Ball for Community Health Initiatives, an annual black-tie gala developed to raise awareness and funds for community outreach and education. “We are pleased to continue this great tradition established by Lowell General Hospital’s medical staff to support the diverse needs of our community,” said Norm… Circle Health announced today that it has released a request for proposals (RFP) for its 2015 community health initiatives grants. The grants will…

Mayor Elliott Issues Proclamation in Honor of National Family Caregivers Month at Lowell General Hospital

City of Lowell Mayor Rodney Elliott issues a proclamation in honor of National Family Caregivers Month at the Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital. This national recognition month celebrates those individuals who are the primary caregivers of a family member. City of Lowell Mayor Rodney Elliott issues a proclamation in honor of National Family Caregivers Month at the Cancer Center at Lowell General…

Lowell General Hospital Partners with New England Organ Bank for the 2015 Rose Parade

Lowell General Hospital is pleased to partner with New England Organ Bank to honor and remember those who gave the gift of life through organ and tissue donation. On January 1, 2015, the Donate Life Rose Parade float titled ‘Never-Ending Story’ will include a garden of roses with handwritten dedications from hospital administrators across the country, including Amy Hoey, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Lowell General Hospital. “With this rose dedication, Lowell… Lowell General Hospital is pleased to partner with New England Organ Bank to honor and remember those who gave the gift of life through organ and…

Circle Health Provides $50,000 in Funding to Support Westford Health Department Health Projects

Left-right: Joanne Martel, Westford Board of Health member and Sandy Collins, RN, Health Director, Westford Health Department accept a donation of $50,000 from Circle Health presented by Joseph A. White, President, Lowell General Hospital. Circle Health has announced that it will donate $50,000 to the Town of Westford for the Westford Health Department to help fund a variety of important programs and initiatives designed to improve the health and wellness of Westford residents and town… Left-right: Joanne Martel, Westford Board of Health member and Sandy Collins, RN, Health Director, Westford Health Department accept a donation of…

Lowell General Hospital Earns 'Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®' Recognition from The Joint Commission

Lowell General Hospital announced it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. The hospital was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and… Lowell General Hospital announced it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading…

The Auxiliary's 28th Annual Taste of the Town Raises Over $60k for Lowell General Hospital Patients and Services

A sold out crowd of 400 guests enjoyed the Merrimack Valley’s finest culinary creations at the annual Taste of the Town held at the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center on Sunday, October 26. “The success was made possible by the dedicated woman of the Auxiliary board, the volunteers and the wonderful restaurants,” said Carrie Meikle, Lowell General Auxiliary President. “The talented chefs never cease to amaze guests with the wide variety of impressive foods and beautiful table… A sold out crowd of 400 guests enjoyed the Merrimack Valley’s finest culinary creations at the annual Taste of the Town held at the UMass Lowell…

November 12th: Basic Child Passenger Safety Class - an event for new and expectant parents

Participants will be given information on how they can better keep their infant or child safe in a moving motor vehicleAdditional topics that will be covered are: the Child Passenger Safety Laws in Massachusetts, the 5 types of child car seats, basic child safety in car seats, and how to properly install car seats in the family vehicle. This course is a must for new or expectant parents who want to keep their children as safe as possible while in the family car!Wednesday, November 12th, 2014… Participants will be given information on how they can better keep their infant or child safe in a moving motor vehicleAdditional topics that will…

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