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Your Care Options at Riverwood Healthcare

If you’re experiencing symptoms possibly related to COVID-19, another illness or an injury, where do you go? This is an important question, especially now in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. Whether you choose our same day clinic, primary care clinic or emergency room, each offers different treatment options as well as price points, which […]

The Riverwood patient experience sparks gratitude

At Riverwood Healthcare Center, we continue to be grateful for our patients and staff. Here we share our reasons why. The heart of Riverwood lies within our patients and staff. During this pandemic staff and patients have shown resilience, remarkable collaboration, innovation and a sense of community as we all come together to provide compassion […]

Aesthetic Skincare 10% off for the holidays

Are you looking for the perfect, last minute gift for the holidays? Melissa Herbranson, MD, and Megan Workman, DNP, CNM specialize in a variety of aesthetic skincare. Riverwood Healthcare Center is offering 10% off all Aesthetic Retail Skincare Services and pharmaceutical grade skincare products from Skin Medica® at Aitkin Pharmacy @ Paulbeck’s Market. This discount […]

3D mammography goes live in McGregor

In mid-December, Riverwood Healthcare Center began providing 3D mammography exams at its McGregor clinic. “We are thrilled to provide 3D mammography to our community,” said Dr. Aaron Jordan, family physician at Riverwood’s McGregor clinic. “It can help detect cancer earlier because it offers multiple images of breast tissue for greater clarity and accuracy. There’s also […]

Holiday hours for Riverwood clinics, pharmacies

Riverwood Healthcare Center’s clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor will be closed for the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays on Fri., Dec. 24, and Fri., Dec. 31. The Same Day clinic in Aitkin will follow the same holiday closing schedule. Riverwood’s Saturday clinic in Aitkin will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. […]

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Foundation announces Zilverberg scholarship awards

Riverwood Foundation’s Michael Zilverberg Healthcare Education Endowment has awarded $11,000 to support advanced nursing education for five Riverwood Healthcare Center employees. The 2021 recipients include Nichole Bock, certified nursing assistant/health unit coordinator; Sarah Gaffaney, certified nursing assistant/health unit coordinator; Heather Gretschmann, certified nursing assistant/emergency department tech; Madison Slette, certified nursing assistant; and Amanda Sample, certified […]

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Riverwood Healthcare hires new CEO

The Riverwood Healthcare Center Governing Board of Directors has selected Ken Westman as chief executive officer with an anticipated start date of Feb. 14, 2022. Westman is an experienced and accomplished health care executive with 25 years of successful and progressive experience with people, culture, and sustainability for health care institutions. For the past 10 […]

New Covid testing process, location in Aitkin

Riverwood Healthcare Center has moved testing for Covid-19 from its Aitkin clinic to its pharmacy at Paulbeck’s County Market. Appointments are required with a limited number available each day. The phone number to call for an appointment remains the same, Riverwood’s Covid line at 844-428-1323. The testing hours are 9:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and […]

Lights of Love program continues with changes

Since 1984, the Riverwood Auxiliary has annually honored and memorialized the loved ones of area residents with the Lights of Love program, including a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in the lobby of the hospital. See donation form. “In 2021, we will continue the tradition with a few COVID-19 related changes,” said Joyce Knapper, Riverwood Auxiliary […]

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