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 […]
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 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 […]
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 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, 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 […]
Following Governor Walz’s executive order to allow Minnesota hospitals to resume performing nonemergency surgical procedures, Riverwood Healthcare Center reopened its surgery operations for elective procedures on Monday, May 11. “This is good news for everyone,” said Riverwood CEO Todd Sandberg. “The temporary closing of elective surgeries has allowed time for Riverwood and hospitals statewide to […]
Minnesota health officials confirmed the second positive case of COVID-19 in Aitkin County. See the announcement from Aitkin County Health and Human Services.
The Aitkin Community Hospital, Inc., dba Riverwood Healthcare Center, will host its annual meeting on May 19 at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom with participants signing in remotely via phone or computer. Riverwood will present an overview of the finances for the organization and its operations along with updates on COVID-19, kidney dialysis center, the new […]
We know that you have a lot of questions right now—questions about COVID-19 and how to keep you and your loved ones safe. One of the questions that has come up is: Do I need a note for permission from my healthcare provider to return to work after I’ve been ill with a respiratory illness? […]