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Lowell History: The Isolation Hospital

The Lowell Isolation Hospital, later called Meadowcrest Hospital. Officially opened in 1920. Partially opened in 1918 to treat victims of the Spanish Flu.

The 1918 Influenza Epidemic

 

Selections from the City Reports 1918 - 1919

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research article - The effect of public health measures on the 1918 influenza pandemic in U.S. cities.

The effect of public health measures on the 1918 influenza pandemic in U.S. cities

Martin C. J. Bootsma and Neil M. Ferguson
 
  1. Edited by Burton H. Singer, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, and approved March 13, 2007 (received for review December 13, 2006)

 

Lowell Sun - October 12, 1952