Health Advisory on Zika Virus Infection

Since May 2015, the Zika Virus has been spreading through much of the Americas, including Mexico, Central and South America in a mosquito-to-human-to-mosquito cycle. Pregnant women are advised to postpone […]

McGregor area gifts support local health care

Recently, Bann’s Bar and Restaurant of McGregor donated $600 to Riverwood Healthcare Center. These funds have been dedicated to breast health for residents in Aitkin County and surrounding communities. “We […]

Learn how to prevent diabetes

For those who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes or who are at risk for developing the disease, learning and adopting healthy behaviors can help prevent diabetes. Riverwood offers a national […]

Call in for answers on heavy periods

Get answers about heavy menstrual periods, their causes and medical treatment. From the comfort of home or office, simply call in on Wed., Jan. 20, 12:00 p.m., to hear from […]

Riverwood welcomes first 2016 baby

It’s a boy! The first baby of the year, Teddy Oliver Swanson, was born to parents Mike and Tanya Swanson of Malmo on Jan. 6 at 9:36 a.m. at Riverwood […]

Aitkin hospital receives five-star rating

For the second consecutive year, Riverwood Healthcare Center is one of 155 hospitals nationwide given a five-star rating based on patient satisfaction from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS). […]

Diabetes Support group, 2016 topics

For those with diabetes, support from others may help them manage this chronic disease. Riverwood Healthcare Center continues to offer two diabetes support groups that meet monthly. The Aitkin group […]