Johnson & Johnson Update - Vaccine image

Important Update on the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine

Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA), and Massachusetts Department of Public Health directed providers to pause the administration of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine as they investigate reports of blood clots in six women who received the J&J vaccine. None of these cases appear to have occurred in Massachusetts. Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA), and Massachusetts Department of Public Health directed providers to pause the administration of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine as they investigate reports of blood clots in six women who received the J&J vaccine. None of these cases appear to have occurred in Massachusetts.
LRTA bus

LRTA offering Vaccine Shuttle between Kennedy Bus Center, Lowell General vaccination site

The Lowell Regional Transit Authority and Lowell General Hospital are encouraging the Greater Lowell community to take advantage of the LRTA’s special COVID-19 vaccination shuttle bus service to Cross River Center located at 1001 Pawtucket Boulevard East. The Lowell Regional Transit Authority and Lowell General Hospital are encouraging the Greater Lowell community to take advantage of the LRTA’s special COVID-19 vaccination shuttle bus service to Cross River Center located at 1001 Pawtucket Boulevard East.
Doctors' Day 2021

To Our Physicians: Thank You!

Please join us in wishing all of our local Circle Health physicians a very Happy Doctors’ Day! Please join us in wishing all of our local Circle Health physicians a very Happy Doctors’ Day!
LRTA bus

LRTA Adds Vaccination Shuttle from Kennedy Center

The Lowell Regional Transportation Authority will operate the LRTA Vaccination Shuttle between the Kennedy Transportation Center and Lowell General Hospital’s regional vaccination site at the Cross River Center, 1001 Pawtucket Blvd. East. The Lowell Regional Transportation Authority will operate the LRTA Vaccination Shuttle between the Kennedy Transportation Center and Lowell General Hospital’s regional vaccination site at the Cross River Center, 1001 Pawtucket Blvd. East.
COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Update - grocery store worker

COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Update

Lowell General Hospital shares our community’s excitement over the state’s recent announcement extending COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to all adults by April 19. Currently, vaccine supply remains limited. We are committed to vaccinating our community as quickly and efficiently as possible, and look forward to adding appointments as soon as more vaccine becomes available. Lowell General Hospital shares our community’s excitement over the state’s recent announcement extending COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to all adults by April 19. Currently, vaccine supply remains limited. We are committed to vaccinating our community as quickly and efficiently as possible, and look forward to adding appointments as soon as more vaccine becomes available.
Joint photo of Luis Valencia Torres

103-Year-Old Man Celebrates Birthday While Getting COVID Vaccine At Lowell General Hospital

A 103-year-old man celebrated his birthday with the COVID vaccine and a cake at Lowell General Hospital's regional vaccine clinic on Friday. The hospital said while every coronavirus vaccination is something to celebrate, this moment was extra special. A 103-year-old man celebrated his birthday with the COVID vaccine and a cake at Lowell General Hospital's regional vaccine clinic on Friday. The hospital said while every coronavirus vaccination is something to celebrate, this moment was extra special.
Person receiving needle injection in arm

Learn more about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine from our experts

When you arrive at Lowell General Hospital’s regional vaccination site, only one brand of COVID-19 vaccine will be offered to patients receiving their first dose. Clinical data shows that all three of the vaccines available to our patients are extremely effective at preventing serious illness and decreasing transmission of the virus in the community. When you arrive at Lowell General Hospital’s regional vaccination site, only one brand of COVID-19 vaccine will be offered to patients receiving their first dose. Clinical data shows that all three of the vaccines available to our patients are extremely effective at preventing serious illness and decreasing transmission of the virus in the community.
Mass COVID-19 vaccination site - exterior shot

Lowell General Hospital Resumes Scheduling Vaccine Appointments

Lowell General Hospital announced that it has received additional vaccine and direction from the state to resume scheduling for COVID-19 vaccinations at its site located at Cross River Center, 1001 Pawtucket Boulevard East in Lowell. Lowell General Hospital announced that it has received additional vaccine and direction from the state to resume scheduling for COVID-19 vaccinations at its site located at Cross River Center, 1001 Pawtucket Boulevard East in Lowell.
Mass Vaccination Program at Cross River Center - exterior shot

Lowell General opening Mass Vaccination Program at Cross River Center beginning Monday, Feb. 8

On Monday, Feb. 8, Lowell General Hospital will shift its COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Program to Cross River Center, 1001 Pawtucket Blvd. East, in an effort to expand its efforts to vaccinate individuals included in Phase 1 of state’s vaccination guidelines as well as those 75 and over. On Monday, Feb. 8, Lowell General Hospital will shift its COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Program to Cross River Center, 1001 Pawtucket Blvd. East, in an effort to expand its efforts to vaccinate individuals included in Phase 1 of state’s vaccination guidelines as well as those 75 and over.
Mass COVID-19 vaccination site - exterior shot

Circle Health, Lowell General Hospital preparing mass vaccination site at Cross River Center

Lowell General Hospital and its partners across the Circle Health system have announced they will stand up a mass vaccination site at Cross River Center, 1001 Pawtucket Boulevard East in Lowell at a date to be determined in early- to mid-February. Lowell General leaders stress that direct scheduling of appointments is not yet available. Lowell General Hospital and its partners across the Circle Health system have announced they will stand up a mass vaccination site at Cross River Center, 1001 Pawtucket Boulevard East in Lowell at a date to be determined in early- to mid-February. Lowell General leaders stress that direct scheduling of appointments is not yet available.
Massachusetts Vaccine Phase Map

COVID-19 Vaccine Update: When will it be available to you?

The FDA has authorized two safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines. We know many of you have questions about when it will be available to you. Vaccination timing is determined by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and depends on regular shipments of the vaccine. You will be eligible based on your health condition and/or age. The FDA has authorized two safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines. We know many of you have questions about when it will be available to you. Vaccination timing is determined by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and depends on regular shipments of the vaccine. You will be eligible based on your health condition and/or age.
COVID-19 Vaccine banner

20 Questions: Things to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine

It is natural, as with any new medicaiton or treatment, that people have questions about it. In the age of social media, it is easy for misinformation to spread quickly, and we want you to have your questions answered accurately and honestly. It is natural, as with any new medicaiton or treatment, that people have questions about it. In the age of social media, it is easy for misinformation to spread quickly, and we want you to have your questions answered accurately and honestly.