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New Visitor Policy 19 August 2021

Visitor Policy Change Effective 8/19

Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases throughout the Commonwealth, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released updated visitor policy guidance for hospitals. At Lowell General Hospital and Circle Health, we want to ensure that you are Safe with Us. We will be updating our visitor policy beginning Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 1pm to ensure the health and safety of our patients, staff and community. Each patient will be allowed one support person over the age of 18 at a time whether the patient is inpatient or outpatient. Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases throughout the Commonwealth, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released updated visitor policy guidance for hospitals. At Lowell General Hospital and Circle Health, we want to ensure that you are Safe with Us. We will be updating our visitor policy beginning Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 1pm to ensure the health and safety of our patients, staff and community. Each patient will be allowed one support person over the age of 18 at a time whether the patient is inpatient or outpatient.
Circle Health Pediatrics in Pelham

Circle Health Pediatrics opens August 2 in Pelham, NH

Circle Health is pleased to announce the opening of Circle Health Pediatrics located at 49 Atwood Road, Suite 3, in Pelham, NH. Circle Health is pleased to announce the opening of Circle Health Pediatrics located at 49 Atwood Road, Suite 3, in Pelham, NH.
Dr. Akerkar

Akerkar named 2021 Community Clinician of the Year

Dr. Geetanjali Akerkar, a Circle Health gastroenterologist, was selected as the Middlesex North District Medical Society’s 2021 Community Clinician of the Year, an award that recognizes her professionalism and contributions as a physician. Dr. Geetanjali Akerkar, a Circle Health gastroenterologist, was selected as the Middlesex North District Medical Society’s 2021 Community Clinician of the Year, an award that recognizes her professionalism and contributions as a physician.
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Summer Water Fun Can Bring Drowning Risks: Stay Safe

As you seek to cool down in a pool or at the beach this summer, always keep water safety for yourself and others in mind, an expert urges. As you seek to cool down in a pool or at the beach this summer, always keep water safety for yourself and others in mind, an expert urges.
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Lowell General shifting vaccination program from regional site into hospital operations

As the demand for a large-scale regional mass vaccination site diminishes in Greater Lowell, Lowell General Hospital will shift its Mass Vaccination Program into normal hospital operations at its Saints Campus beginning Tuesday, June 22. As the demand for a large-scale regional mass vaccination site diminishes in Greater Lowell, Lowell General Hospital will shift its Mass Vaccination Program into normal hospital operations at its Saints Campus beginning Tuesday, June 22.
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16 Q&As about the Covid-19 Vaccine

This is a hopeful time. With more and more people getting the vaccine, we can all look forward to a return to a more normal way of life. Here are some of the latest facts from Lowell General Hospital’s Infectious Diseases doctors. This is a hopeful time. With more and more people getting the vaccine, we can all look forward to a return to a more normal way of life. Here are some of the latest facts from Lowell General Hospital’s Infectious Diseases doctors.
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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.
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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.
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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.