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Riverwood Healthcare Center is a clinic and hospital system that is recognized on both state and national levels for clinical excellence.


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Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to welcome Danielle Francen, a third-year medical student at the University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, who is participating in the Rural Physician Associate Program (RPAP). Through the RPAP program, a third-year medical student lives in a rural community for nine months and participates in rotations of hospital and clinic […]


Riverwood Healthcare Center is offering additional flu clinics for the public by appointment at all three of its clinics on the dates and times listed here. Aitkin clinic: Nov. 3, 11 and 23, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Garrison clinic: Nov. 15, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. McGregor clinic: Nov. 8, 16 and 23, 8:30 […]


Riverwood Healthcare Center welcomes Dr. Melissa Herbranson, family physician, to its medical staff, which now totals11 physicians, six nurse practitioners, one physician assistant, and one nurse midwife who deliver primary care in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor. She will practice primarily in Aitkin. “We are excited to welcome Dr. Herbranson with her passion for delivering rural […]


Events & Education

This prenatal class series meets Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29. Grandparents class is last session on Dec. 6. All classes meet at Riverwood Healthcare Center, 200 Bunker Hill Drive, Aitkin, MN. To register, call (218) 927-5552. Each session is a series of 5 consecutive classes, plus a sixth session for grandparents on infant caregiving.
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