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Riverwood update on visitor restrictions, virtual visits

As the incidence of COVID-19 has increased in Aitkin County in recent weeks, Riverwood Healthcare Center has again made some adjustments to its restricted visitor policy for COVID-19 safety precautions. For those hospitalized patients who are critically ill or in the ICU, only one visitor may be allowed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Labor […]

Riverwood gives COVID-19 update

As we move into fall, COVID-19 positive cases are on the uptick in Minnesota and around the country. At Riverwood Healthcare Center, testing of those with symptoms has increased but the rate of serious illness remains very low in Aitkin County, according to Dr. David Taylor in an interview on KKIN Radio on Sept. 30. […]

Mother & Baby Health virtual class series

For any mother interested in learning more on how to care for herself and her baby, there’s a helpful educational series available online this fall. Riverwood Healthcare Center will host a 7-week education series called “Mommy & Me”. Presenters are Riverwood health care providers who have unique knowledge and expertise to share on the various […]

Riverwood only Minnesota hospital to receive award for emergency care excellence

Press Ganey has named Riverwood Healthcare Center a 2020 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner.  Other than a Woodbury, Minn. surgery center, Riverwood is the only Minnesota hospital to receive this award. This award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have achieved the 95th percentile or above for performance on patient experience. For this award, Riverwood’s […]

Riverwood 2020 flu clinics to open

Flu season is coming and getting vaccinated is more important than ever during the coronavirus pandemic. Minnesota influenza outbreaks typically occur between December through April. Antibodies develop about two weeks after getting the vaccine, but drop in the elderly and those with immuno-compromising diseases. Riverwood Healthcare Center will offer flu clinics for the public by […]

Riverwood update on visitor restrictions, entrance use

Riverwood Healthcare Center has made some updates for its restricted visitor policy, but limitations are still needed to maintain COVID-19 safety precautions. For those hospitalized patients who are critically ill or in the ICU, up to two adult visitors may be allowed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Labor and Delivery patients may have one […]

Blood drive to be held in Aitkin

Riverwood Healthcare Center is partnering with First Lutheran Church in Aitkin to host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on Fri., Oct. 16, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information or to make an appointment to donate, sign up online at www.redcrossblood.org using the 56431 zip code for Aitkin, or call […]

Riverwood update on COVID-19 testing

As we continue to cope with the coronavirus pandemic, Riverwood Healthcare has comprehensive screening and precautions in place to keep patients, visitors and its staff safe. “We’re testing anyone with symptoms or exposure to the virus at our Aitkin and McGregor locations,” said Dr. David Taylor, Riverwood’s chief medical officer who has been leading the […]

Urologist to begin practice at Riverwood

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to introduce Brandon Reynolds, MD, a urologist who will see patients at the specialty clinic in Aitkin. Dr. Reynolds will offer the full spectrum of clinical urology services for men and women, including medical and surgical management of kidney stones, incontinence, prostate enlargement, no-needle/no-scalpel vasectomy, overactive bladder, and male genital […]

Health officials announce first death from COVID-19 for Aitkin County

Minnesota health officials confirmed the first death of an Aitkin County resident from COVID-related complications. See the announcement from Aitkin County Health and Human Services.

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