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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) updates:
Testing & Treatment available by appointment at all Urgent Care locations.
Visitor restrictions are in place. Please check our new visitor policy effective November 18.

Due to inclement weather forecasted for Saturday, December 5, our TEWKSBURY drive-thru COVID-19 testing will be closing at noon.
Patients with appointments in the afternoon have been notified and rescheduled.

News Releases

Lowell General Hospital Information Now Available on New Smartphone App

Patients, visitors and community now have quick and convenient access to helpful information about Lowell General Hospital using their smartphones, tablets and computers. Lowell General Hospital is proud to announce that it has partnered with market leading mobile application provider Panzara to provide hospital information to the community using smartphones. Panzara provides a free smartphone app that can be downloaded for iPhone®, iPod® and Android™ smartphones. Any type of smartphone… Patients, visitors and community now have quick and convenient access to helpful information about Lowell General Hospital using their smartphones,…

Looking for participants for the Go Red BetterU Makeover Challenge

Go Red BetterU Makeover Challenge! Who We want YOU! The American Heart Association, along with Lowell General Hospital and the Genavix Wellness Network are seeking applicants for this life-changing challenge. We want applications from men and women who have a desire to change their lifestyle in order to live a more heart-healthy life. We will select individuals to participate in the BetterU Makeover Challenge and showcase them at The Heart Health Fair.Who What The individuals selected… Go Red BetterU Makeover Challenge! Who We want YOU! The American Heart Association, along with Lowell General Hospital and the Genavix Wellness…

Circle Health News

VNA of Greater Lowell earns Innovation Award Congratulations to the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Greater Lowell, which was recently presented with an "Innovation Award" by the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts! This award recognizes the VNA's effort to reduce health care costs by focusing attention on the needs of patients at high risk of hospitalization. Funded by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation, this initiative extends VNA's expertise to those who may not be… VNA of Greater Lowell earns Innovation Award Congratulations to the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Greater Lowell, which was recently…

Annual Back to School Bike Safety Rodeo Draws Hundreds

Hundreds of local young people and their parents came out for the annual Back to School Bike Safety Rodeo hosted by Lowell General Hospital, the Lowell Police Department and Kiwanis Club of Lowell. The event, held at Target on Plain Street in Lowell on Sunday, September 15, featured a bicycle safety course, where children learned the importance of obeying stop signs, yielding to traffic and being aware of their surroundings when riding their bikes. All children visited a helmet fitting… Hundreds of local young people and their parents came out for the annual Back to School Bike Safety Rodeo hosted by Lowell General Hospital, the…

Residents Reminded: Mosquitoes and Ticks - They're Out in Mass!

Mosquitoes and ticks are more than pests They can carry diseases which can you make very sick The good news is that there are simple steps that you can take to protect yourself and your family from mosquito and tick bites, and the illnesses they can cause.MosquitoesThe Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) has urged all Massachusetts residents to continue to take personal precautions to protect against mosquito-borne illnesses, including Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West… Mosquitoes and ticks are more than pests They can carry diseases which can you make very sick The good news is that there are simple steps that you…

Lowell General Hospital Named 2013 Most Wired

Lowell General Hospital has been recognized as one of the nation's Most Wired for the third consecutive year, according to the results of the 2013 Most Wired Survey released in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. Lowell General is one of nine hospitals in Massachusetts to earn the prestigious honor. This year marks the 15th anniversary of Health Care's Most Wired Survey. In that time, hospitals and health care systems have made great strides in establishing the basic… Lowell General Hospital has been recognized as one of the nation's Most Wired for the third consecutive year, according to the results of the 2013…

Lowell General Hospital Honors the 2013 Cupola Award Recipients

On Thursday, May 16, Lowell General held its annual Service Awards night to recognize over 430 employees who completed 5 years to 45 years of service. The event also honored our Cupola Award recipients for their exceptional leadership and extraordinary contributions which consistently make a difference throughout the Lowell General community. The Cupola Award recipients, nominated by their staff, were commended for the continued motivation and support they provide throughout the… On Thursday, May 16, Lowell General held its annual Service Awards night to recognize over 430 employees who completed 5 years to 45 years of…

Lowell General Hospital and Xenith® Host Sports Injury Awareness and Prevention Program

Lowell General Hospital recently hosted a sports injury and concussion prevention and awareness program in partnership with Lowell-based football helmet manufacturer Xenith. The program was held on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at Lowell General Hospital's main campus located at 295 Varnum Avenue in Lowell, Massachusetts.Featured speakers included New England Patriots defensive back Devin McCourty, retired NFL star Jermaine Wiggins, physician Dr. Mark Romanowsky, and Head Athletic Trainer from… Lowell General Hospital recently hosted a sports injury and concussion prevention and awareness program in partnership with Lowell-based football…

U.S. News & World Report Names Lowell General Hospital Among the Best in Massachusetts

Lowell General Hospital has been ranked as one of the best hospitals for 2013-14 in Massachusetts, ranking among the top 10 hospitals in the metropolitan Boston area and 12th overall in the state. The U.S. News & World Report's 24th annual Best Hospitals ranking identified Lowell General Hospital among the high-performing hospitals in the nation in four specialties: Diabetes and Endocrinology, Gynecology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Urology. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals… Lowell General Hospital has been ranked as one of the best hospitals for 2013-14 in Massachusetts, ranking among the top 10 hospitals in the…

New state-of-the-art Pain Management Center Opened Today

Dr. G.K. Dwarakanath cuts the celebratory ribbon to open the new Pain Management Center at the Lowell General Saints Campus. Lowell General Hospital is proud to announce the opening of a new state-of-the-art Pain Management Center on Tuesday, July 9 on the second floor of 2 Hospital Drive at our Saints Campus. If you are a patient with acute or chronic pain and you have not responded to conventional therapies, our pain management team is ready with the expertise to diagnose, treat, and help… Dr. G.K. Dwarakanath cuts the celebratory ribbon to open the new Pain Management Center at the Lowell General Saints Campus. Lowell General…

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses recognizes Lowell General Hospital with Beacon Award for Excellence

Beacon Award for Excellence honors top hospital units that employ evidence-based practices to improve patient, family outcomes and align those practices with AACN's Healthy Work Environment Standards Lowell General Hospital was recently awarded a silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) at the organization's National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition in Boston. The AACN recognized 98 units from 78 hospitals nationwide… Beacon Award for Excellence honors top hospital units that employ evidence-based practices to improve patient, family outcomes and align those…

Boston Business Journal Honors Lowell General Hospital as a 2013 "Best Places to Work" Winner

Hospital Ranks 9th in Large Employer Category The Boston Business Journal has named Lowell General Hospital as one of the Best Places to Work in Massachusetts in its eleventh annual regional awards program. The hospital ranked ninth in the Large Employer category. The honor recognizes Lowell General Hospital's achievements in creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee satisfaction, working conditions and company culture. Lowell… Hospital Ranks 9th in Large Employer Category The Boston Business Journal has named Lowell General Hospital as one of the Best Places to Work in…

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