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Riverwood changes Aitkin entrance use

Riverwood Healthcare Center has changed its entrance use and screening for its Aitkin hospital and clinic facility. Effective Wed., Nov. 18, all patients with scheduled appointments and visitors should use the main entrance, as before the pandemic. The Therapy Services entrance will be used for therapy patients only again. Surgery patients will continue to use […]

Riverwood update on visitor restrictions, testing

Given the recent surge of COVID-19 cases in Aitkin County, Riverwood Healthcare Center’s visitor restrictions have changed effective Nov. 6. Riverwood has activated full visitor restrictions with no visitors permitted for hospital and clinic patients with only a few compassionate exceptions. There will be exceptions made for minor children, vulnerable adults, some surgical patients, 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. “In 2020, we will continue the tradition with a few COVID-19 related changes,” said Dorothy Casey, Riverwood Auxiliary co-vice chairperson. “The […]

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. […]

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 […]

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.

Riverwood clinics close for July 4th holiday

Riverwood Healthcare Center’s clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor will be closed for the July 4th holiday on Fri., July 3. The Urgent Care clinic in Aitkin will also be closed on July 3. Urgent Care hours are typically in 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for major holidays. The Aitkin clinic […]

Surgeon to begin MIMIS fellowship training

Robert Johnson, M.D., of Wilmington, North Carolina, will begin his post-graduate advanced surgical training on Aug. 1 at the Minnesota Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIMIS) located at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin and Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby. Dr. Johnson is the 14th surgeon to be accepted for the one-year Fellowship training program […]

Riverwood offers COVID-19 testing update

Riverwood Healthcare Center continues to offer testing for COVID-19 at its Aitkin and McGregor locations. With a limited amount of test supplies, Riverwood is giving priority for testing to those who have COVID-19-like symptoms and meet these criteria: 1) Over age 65, 2) Living in or recently in congregate care (e.g. nursing homes, assisted living), […]

Dr. Paul Severson shares elective surgeries update on KKIN Radio

Dr. Paul Severson, General Surgeon and Chief of Surgery at Riverwood Healthcare Center, was interviewed about elective surgeries reopening on KKIN Radio’s Community Connections program on May 12, 2020. LISTEN TO FULL INTERVIEW “We are happy to bring elective surgeries back to Riverwood,” Dr. Severson said. ”Per Governor Walz’s order allowing elective surgeries to resume […]

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