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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

Comprehensive Care for a Lifetime of Health

The hospital is a trusted place in the community for healthcare, but did you know that the best kind of care is delivered at the right place at the right time? In our region, we're fortunate to have caregivers at many different care points – hundreds of physicians and other partners in health who provide quality services and compassionate care in ways that meet the unique needs of patients. The Lowell General healthcare family is there to meet your individual medical needs. Lowell Community… The hospital is a trusted place in the community for healthcare, but did you know that the best kind of care is delivered at the right place at the…

Reducing Fears of Thyroid Cancer Risk from Mammography

Benefits of annual mammography screening outweigh the remote risk of developing thyroid cancer from residual radiation exposure. A recent erroneous media report has caused concern that is not supported by scientific backing. Patients are urged not to put off or forego necessary breast imaging care. Click here to learn more about the issue and the data that supports screening guidelines. Benefits of annual mammography screening outweigh the remote risk of developing thyroid cancer from residual radiation exposure. A recent erroneous…

Center for Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery at Lowell General Hospital Upholds Accreditation by American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Lowell General Hospital's Center for Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery was re-accredited in 2011 as a Level 1A facility by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This designation means that Lowell General has met the essential criteria that ensure it is fully capable of supporting a bariatric surgery care program and that its institutional performance meets the requirements outlined by the ACS BSCN Accreditation… Lowell General Hospital's Center for Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery was re-accredited in 2011 as a Level 1A facility by the Bariatric…

TeamWalk Donation Received from the NVTHS Girls' Basketball Team & Cheerleaders

Two Points for Local Cancer CareThe Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital was thrilled to be the recipient of recent fundraising efforts by the Nashoba Valley Technical High School's Girls' Basketball team and cheerleaders. The young women dedicated proceeds from their baked goods sale and collections to benefit those facing cancer here in the community with a donation to the hospital's annual TeamWalk for CancerCare.In the past, the team has donated to other worthy causes, but the lady… Two Points for Local Cancer CareThe Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital was thrilled to be the recipient of recent fundraising efforts by the…

Cancer Center Earns "Outstanding Achievement Award" by the Commission on Cancer

The Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital has been awarded the prestigious honor of Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer, following their successful accreditation in 2010. We are among only three Massachusetts’ and 90 nationwide cancer programs to earn this award. This is a remarkable first-time achievement that was made possible by every individual working at and along side the staff of the Cancer Center. Established in 2004, the CoC… The Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital has been awarded the prestigious honor of Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of…

Lowell General Hospital Ball for Community Health Initiatives Raises $220,000 Supporting Health & Wellness Programs in Community

March 5, 2011 marked the 6th Annual Lowell General Hospital's Ball for Community Health Initiatives which raised $220,000 to help fund vital health and wellness programs benefitting residents of the Greater Lowell community. A sold out crowd of 530 guests enjoyed dinner, dancing, silent and live auctions at "A Night Among the Stars" held at Lowell Memorial Auditorium.Outgoing committee co-chairs Dr. Denise Mills and Dr.Matthew Savory, provided leadership for the gala which will support four… March 5, 2011 marked the 6th Annual Lowell General Hospital's Ball for Community Health Initiatives which raised $220,000 to help fund vital health…

Construction Update: Patient Parking and Traffic Flow Changes

Construction activity will begin Monday, March 7, at both the front and the rear of the hospital that will impact patient parking and traffic patterns. We will have extra security on hand at both entrances to help direct traffic and parking.Front/Main Entrance: The handicapped lot in front of the main lobby will be closed beginning Saturday, March 5 at midnight to prepare for re-grading and re-paving activity beginning Monday, March 7. These spaces will be re-located to the Medical Office… Construction activity will begin Monday, March 7, at both the front and the rear of the hospital that will impact patient parking and traffic…

Lowell General Hospital Partners with the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell and the Atlantic 10 Tournament to Raise Money for TeamWalk for CancerCare

Lowell General Hospital has partnered with the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell and the Atlantic 10 Women's Basketball Championship to help raise awareness and funds for its annual TeamWalk for CancerCare. Basketball fans and donors alike can now go online and purchase a special package for the tournament semifinals to be held on Sunday, March 6 at noon with the proceeds benefitting TeamWalk for CancerCare. These special packages, which include a special event t-shirt, can be purchased… Lowell General Hospital has partnered with the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell and the Atlantic 10 Women's Basketball Championship to help raise…

Travel Medicine: Ensure a healthy bon voyage

Traveling Internationally? To ensure the safest possible trip outside the U.S., your first stop should be to see your doctor. Your physician can help to determine which vaccinations and medicines you may need to prevent serious illness. Family Medicine physician and Travel Medicine specialist, Ghazala E. Alam, MD, offers insights and tips into the best way to keep healthy during international travel. Travel Clinics of America provide important health and safety information to protect you on… Traveling Internationally? To ensure the safest possible trip outside the U.S., your first stop should be to see your doctor. Your physician can…

Cancer Program at Lowell General Hospital Approved with Commendation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer for 2010 - 2013

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted a three-year Approval with Commendation as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program to the Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital. Accredited for the past 23 years, the recent approval rating granted “commendation” to the Cancer Program for the second consecutive survey, recognizing the quality of its program beyond the standard level of approval. The Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital provides care… The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted a three-year Approval with Commendation as a Comprehensive…

Every Penny Counts

Joseph (Joey) Nagel of Lowell may only be six years old, but he knew exactly what he wanted to do with all the pennies he saved. Most kids have their sights set on a new toy or a video game, but Joey had something else in mind. Remembering his older sister, Jarissma, who passed away from cancer when she was only nine and he was two, he told his mother, Julie, he wanted to give his pennies to people with cancer. She had expected him to tell her he wanted a toy. Instead he thought of others –… Joseph (Joey) Nagel of Lowell may only be six years old, but he knew exactly what he wanted to do with all the pennies he saved. Most kids have…

First Healthcare Professional, Susan Connolly, RN, is Mass. Certified Emergency Manager

Lowell General Hospital emergency preparedness coordinator, Susan Connolly, RN, is the first healthcare professional in the region certified as a Massachusetts Certified Emergency Manager.Susan Connolly, RN, Occupational Health Manager, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator at Lowell General Hospital, recently received certification as a Massachusetts Certified Emergency Manager (MCEM). Mrs. Connolly is the first healthcare professional in the region to receive this certification, awarded by the… Lowell General Hospital emergency preparedness coordinator, Susan Connolly, RN, is the first healthcare professional in the region certified as a…

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