Holiday hours for Riverwood clinics

RiverwoodHealthcareCenter’s clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor will be closed for the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, and will close early at noon on Dec. 24 and Dec. 31. Urgent Care is typically open at the hospital in Aitkin from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, […]

Skin Cancer screenings report now available

In November 2013, Riverwood Healthcare Center offered free skin cancer screenings at its specialty clinic in Aitkin, working in partnership with Dermatology Professionals. View our Public Outcome Report_Cancer 2013 on the skin cancer screenings and prevention tips on skin cancer, which is also posted on our website, under Services, Cancer /Oncology.  

Riverwood perinatal safety recognition, new grandparents class

March of Dimes has recognized Riverwood Healthcare Center for reducing the number of elective inductions and Cesarean deliveries performed before 39 completed weeks of pregnancy.  Full-term pregnancies give more babies a healthy start in life. Babies delivered before full term are at increased risk of serious health problems and death in their first year of […]

Riverwood releases community health needs assessment report

Riverwood Healthcare Center has compiled a new community health needs assessment report on “The Health of Aitkin County” in partnership with other local health and wellness organizations. The report, available for viewing and downloading at www.riverwoodhealthcare.org/about, outlines community health needs for Aitkin County based on primary and secondary data sources. This report is intended to […]

Local cancer programs earn accreditation

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation with silver level commendation to the cancer programs at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin and Cuyuna Regional Medical Center (CRMC) in Crosby. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated […]

Grief group to meet in McGregor

Are you grieving the loss of a loved one?  You can find information and help at a grief support group being held in McGregor this winter. The 4-week grief group series will be held Wednesdays from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., Jan. 8, 15, 22 and 29 at the Riverwood McGregor Clinic. Group facilitator Mary Ann […]