Visitor Policy Effective 5/5/2022: TWO VISITORS at this time
COVID-19 updates - Testing & Treatment available at our Urgent Care locations

X-ray services at Lowell General Chelmsford - 10 Research Place are temporarily suspended. 

News Releases

COVID-19 third dose and booster

What you need to know about COVID-19 third doses and boosters

Dr. Adam Weston, an infectious disease specialist at Lowell General Hospital and a clinical leader in the hospitals’ pandemic response discusses the latest updates on 3rd dose and booster shots as well as the outlook for COVID-19 this fall. Dr. Adam Weston, an infectious disease specialist at Lowell General Hospital and a clinical leader in the hospitals’ pandemic response discusses the latest updates on 3rd dose and booster shots as well as the outlook for COVID-19 this fall.
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra and Congresswoman Lori Trahan

Lowell General hosts U.S. HHS Secretary Becerra

On Tuesday, August 17, Lowell General Hospital had the honor to host U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra and Congresswoman Lori Trahan at our main campus and showcased the outstanding work taking place at our hospital and across Lowell to improve the health of our community. On Tuesday, August 17, Lowell General Hospital had the honor to host U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra and Congresswoman Lori Trahan at our main campus and showcased the outstanding work taking place at our hospital and across Lowell to improve the health of our community.
New Visitor Policy 19 August 2021

Visitor Policy Change Effective 8/19

Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases throughout the Commonwealth, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released updated visitor policy guidance for hospitals. At Lowell General Hospital and Circle Health, we want to ensure that you are Safe with Us. We will be updating our visitor policy beginning Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 1pm to ensure the health and safety of our patients, staff and community. Each patient will be allowed one support person over the age of 18 at a time whether the patient is inpatient or outpatient. Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases throughout the Commonwealth, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released updated visitor policy guidance for hospitals. At Lowell General Hospital and Circle Health, we want to ensure that you are Safe with Us. We will be updating our visitor policy beginning Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 1pm to ensure the health and safety of our patients, staff and community. Each patient will be allowed one support person over the age of 18 at a time whether the patient is inpatient or outpatient.
Viruses to vaccines - Fall 2021

From viruses to vaccines, what you need to know about staying safe this fall

The global pandemic isn’t over, and just when things seem like they are getting back to normal, COVID-19 mounts a comeback. Dr. Adam Weston, an infectious disease specialist at Lowell General Hospital and a clinical leader in the hospitals’ pandemic response and Mass Vaccination Program, provides some perspective on the virus and vaccines. The global pandemic isn’t over, and just when things seem like they are getting back to normal, COVID-19 mounts a comeback. Dr. Adam Weston, an infectious disease specialist at Lowell General Hospital and a clinical leader in the hospitals’ pandemic response and Mass Vaccination Program, provides some perspective on the virus and vaccines.
Circle Health Pediatrics in Pelham

Circle Health Pediatrics opens August 2 in Pelham, NH

Circle Health is pleased to announce the opening of Circle Health Pediatrics located at 49 Atwood Road, Suite 3, in Pelham, NH. Circle Health is pleased to announce the opening of Circle Health Pediatrics located at 49 Atwood Road, Suite 3, in Pelham, NH.
Dr. Geetanjali Akerkar

Akerkar named 2021 Community Clinician of the Year

Dr. Geetanjali Akerkar, a Circle Health gastroenterologist, was selected as the Middlesex North District Medical Society’s 2021 Community Clinician of the Year, an award that recognizes her professionalism and contributions as a physician. Dr. Geetanjali Akerkar, a Circle Health gastroenterologist, was selected as the Middlesex North District Medical Society’s 2021 Community Clinician of the Year, an award that recognizes her professionalism and contributions as a physician.
Kids in pool

Summer Water Fun Can Bring Drowning Risks: Stay Safe

As you seek to cool down in a pool or at the beach this summer, always keep water safety for yourself and others in mind, an expert urges. As you seek to cool down in a pool or at the beach this summer, always keep water safety for yourself and others in mind, an expert urges.
2021 Cupola Award Recipients

2021 Cupola Award recipients honored for leadership

Each year, Lowell General Hospital employees nominate managers and supervisors for their outstanding leadership and contributions to the organization. The Rewards and Recognition Council votes for the year’s Cupola Award recipients based on the nominees’ abilities to meet the hospital’s Standards of Performance and the dimensions of Completed connected care through personal stories or specific actions shared by the nominees’ team. Each year, Lowell General Hospital employees nominate managers and supervisors for their outstanding leadership and contributions to the organization. The Rewards and Recognition Council votes for the year’s Cupola Award recipients based on the nominees’ abilities to meet the hospital’s Standards of Performance and the dimensions of Completed connected care through personal stories or specific actions shared by the nominees’ team.
Mass Vaccination Program at Cross River Center - exterior shot

Lowell General shifting vaccination program from regional site into hospital operations

As the demand for a large-scale regional mass vaccination site diminishes in Greater Lowell, Lowell General Hospital will shift its Mass Vaccination Program into normal hospital operations at its Saints Campus beginning Tuesday, June 22. As the demand for a large-scale regional mass vaccination site diminishes in Greater Lowell, Lowell General Hospital will shift its Mass Vaccination Program into normal hospital operations at its Saints Campus beginning Tuesday, June 22.
Infectious Disease Doctors

16 Q&As about the COVID-19 Vaccine

This is a hopeful time. With more and more people getting the vaccine, we can all look forward to a return to a more normal way of life. Here are some of the latest facts from Lowell General Hospital’s Infectious Diseases doctors. This is a hopeful time. With more and more people getting the vaccine, we can all look forward to a return to a more normal way of life. Here are some of the latest facts from Lowell General Hospital’s Infectious Diseases doctors.
2021 National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week

Honoring the Spirit of Our Healthcare Heroes

In honor of National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week, we honor and thank all the staff at Lowell General Hospital for rising to the challenge when our community needed you most. Through spirit and tenacity, you have touched countless lives, and the compassion you have shown in our community’s darkest days will never be forgotten. In honor of National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week, we honor and thank all the staff at Lowell General Hospital for rising to the challenge when our community needed you most. Through spirit and tenacity, you have touched countless lives, and the compassion you have shown in our community’s darkest days will never be forgotten.

Keeping You Connected!

There are a number of ways to stay up to date with Lowell General Hospital. Learn more about the latest health updates on COVID-19, nutrition and wellness information available in our health library, and current hospital news and resources.