Complete connected care℠ A Circle Health Member

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) updates:
Testing & Treatment available by appointment at all Urgent Care locations, including for college and travel requirements.
Please check our new visitor policy effective September 16.

Stroke Center

When it comes to stroke, immediate treatment saves lives. Lowell General Hospital’s Stroke team is ready to provide timely, effective treatment close to home.

Lowell General Hospital has been designated a Primary Stroke Service the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH).  PSS designation requires that hospitals follow very specific stroke protocols for patient assessment and care and commit to continuous education of the public about warning signs and symptoms of stroke.

As part of its PSS designation, a hospital must provide emergency diagnostic and therapeutic services 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week to patients presenting with symptoms of acute stroke. These services are needed to ensure that every patient who arrives within hours of the start of his/her stroke symptoms and is eligible can be treated with IV-tPA.

Related Information


Keeping You Connected!

From newsletters to periodicals, there are a number of ways to stay up to date with Lowell General Hospital.