COVID-19 (Coronavirus) updates - Testing is available by appointment at all our Urgent Care locations, including for out-of-state summer travel requirements.

2020 Doctors Day

Happy Doctors' Day!

Each year, March 30 marks a special occasion for us here at Circle Health – the annual observance of Doctors’ Day. With the coronavirus pandemic challenging our healthcare system and impacting the lives of everyone in our community, there has been no greater time to honor these dedicated healthcare professionals whose vital contributions impact the health and well-being of our families and loved ones each and every day. Each year, March 30 marks a special occasion for us here at Circle Health – the annual observance of Doctors’ Day. With the coronavirus pandemic challenging our healthcare system and impacting the lives of everyone in our community, there has been no greater time to honor these dedicated healthcare professionals whose vital contributions impact the health and well-being of our families and loved ones each and every day.
Doctor with Thank You sign

Lowell General Hospital is Accepting Donations

Your support is more important now than ever. financial contribution to the COVID-19 Relief Fund at Lowell General Hospital allows us to respond to the most urgent needs of our hospital, staff and patients. Your gift allows us to support our workforce as they courageously care for our patients every day. Your support is more important now than ever. financial contribution to the COVID-19 Relief Fund at Lowell General Hospital allows us to respond to the most urgent needs of our hospital, staff and patients. Your gift allows us to support our workforce as they courageously care for our patients every day.
Dr. Mary Lynn Joe

Urgent Care Director Earns National Honor

When it comes to prescribing antibiotics appropriately, accurately and safely in an urgent care setting, Circle Health and is Medical Director of Urgent Care stand above the crowd. Dr. Mary Lynn Joe, MD, FACEP, is the first-ever recipient of the Antibiotic Stewardship Champion Award given from the College of Urgent Care Medicine® (CUCM) in conjunction with the Urgent Care Association (UCA) and the Urgent Care Foundation (UFA). When it comes to prescribing antibiotics appropriately, accurately and safely in an urgent care setting, Circle Health and is Medical Director of Urgent Care stand above the crowd. Dr. Mary Lynn Joe, MD, FACEP, is the first-ever recipient of the Antibiotic Stewardship Champion Award given from the College of Urgent Care Medicine® (CUCM) in conjunction with the Urgent Care Association (UCA) and the Urgent Care Foundation (UFA).
Virus or Bacteria

Virus or Bacteria

What has made you sick? With this busy flu season, there are many illnesses circulating that are caused by a virus and cannot be treated by antibiotics.  Download the Viruses or Bacteria CDC Factsheet. Visit the CDC website to learn more about antibiotic use.  What has made you sick? With this busy flu season, there are many illnesses circulating that are caused by a virus and cannot be treated by…
2020 Top Doctors

Circle Health Physicians Among Boston Magazine’s 2020 Top Docs

Circle Health’s affiliated physicians are some of the best in New England in their respective fields. Boston Magazine’s annual Top Doctors list agrees — 13 Circle Health physicians were selected as Top Doctors in the January issue. Circle Health’s affiliated physicians are some of the best in New England in their respective fields. Boston Magazine’s annual Top Doctors list agrees — 13 Circle Health physicians were selected as Top Doctors in the January issue.
Michael Dandorph

Wellforce Names Accomplished Health Care Leader as New CEO

Wellforce today announced that Michael J. Dandorph will become the president and chief executive officer of the growing health system, effective January 2020. Wellforce today announced that Michael J. Dandorph will become the president and chief executive officer of the growing health system, effective January 2020.
Nashoba Valley Ski Area partnership logo 2019-2020

Circle Health, Lowell General Hospital & Nashoba Valley Ski Area Offer Winter Sports Safety Tips

Winter sports can be a great way for people of all ages to add variety to exercise, meet new people, and have fun during the cold winter months. Skiing, snowboarding and tubing are uniquely winter activities that nearly anyone can enjoy safely by following some a few rules. Winter sports can be a great way for people of all ages to add variety to exercise, meet new people, and have fun during the cold winter months. Skiing, snowboarding and tubing are uniquely winter activities that nearly anyone can enjoy safely by following some a few rules.
Diwali 2019

Physician-led Diwali Festival raises $16K for TeamWalk

More than 100 guests were treated to a night of Indian culture while raising $16,000 for cancer patients at Lowell General Hospital’s second annual Diwali Celebration on Friday, October 25 at Clark Auditorium on the hospital’s main campus. More than 100 guests were treated to a night of Indian culture while raising $16,000 for cancer patients at Lowell General Hospital’s second annual Diwali Celebration on Friday, October 25 at Clark Auditorium on the hospital’s main campus.
Urgent Care Association (UCA) 2018 seal

Circle Health Urgent Care Centers recognized for quality care

Circle Health has achieved Accreditation through the Urgent Care Association (UCA), which is the highest level of distinction for urgent care centers. Circle Health has achieved Accreditation through the Urgent Care Association (UCA), which is the highest level of distinction for urgent care centers.
2019 Pharmacy Back Counter

Circle Health Pharmacy offers convenience, value

The new Circle Health Pharmacy is now open in the main lobby of Lowell General Hospital’s main campus at 295 Varnum Ave. Circle Health Pharmacy offers full prescription services and a wide range of over-the-counter products at prices lower than most major retail pharmacies. The new Circle Health Pharmacy is now open in the main lobby of Lowell General Hospital’s main campus at 295 Varnum Ave. Circle Health Pharmacy offers full prescription services and a wide range of over-the-counter products at prices lower than most major retail pharmacies.
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Circle Health and Lowell General Parent Wellforce and South Shore Health Announce Partnership Discussions

South Shore Health and Wellforce announced today that the organizations are in partnership discussions and the parties have formally indicated their intention to move forward with discussions and developing a tighter relationship. South Shore Health and Wellforce announced today that the organizations are in partnership discussions and the parties have formally indicated their intention to move forward with discussions and developing a tighter relationship.