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Golf charity event supports Riverwood Infusion Center

Riverwood Healthcare Center and Foundation are pleased to announce $40,000 was raised to help support the infusion center during the 2021 golf charity event held at Minnesota National Golf Course, McGregor. The 18-hole golf event was held on July 16 and presented by Kraus-Anderson Construction Company. This year 132 golfers gathered to enjoy a delightful […]

Riverwood clinic, pharmacy closings for July 4th holiday

Riverwood Healthcare Center’s clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor will be closed for the July 4th holiday on Mon., July 5. The Saturday clinic in Aitkin will remain open as usual from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 3. Appointments are requested at 218-927-2157. Riverwood’s pharmacies in Garrison and Aitkin will remain open on […]

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Riverwood recruits physician with hometown roots

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to announce the upcoming addition of a new family physician to its medical staff. Dr. Chris Hughes, who is beginning his third year at the Duluth Family Practice Residency, has signed on to begin his practice at Riverwood in late Summer 2022. Hughes earned his medical degree at the University […]

Golf event to support Riverwood Infusion Center

Riverwood Healthcare Center and Foundation is excited to announce that the 2021 Golf Charity Event presented by Kraus-Anderson Construction Company will look like the event local people know and love. Gather with family or friends for the 18-hole tournament July 16 at the picturesque Minnesota National Golf Course in McGregor. Proceeds from this year’s event […]

Riverwood Covid-19 vaccine clinics open to all

Riverwood Healthcare Center is now offering COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone age 16 or older, according to the latest Minnesota vaccine eligibility guidelines that became effective March 30. Riverwood is scheduling weekly vaccine clinics primarily in Aitkin with some clinics in McGregor as well. To accommodate working individuals and families, vaccine clinics will offer some extended […]

Riverwood to host virtual Annual Meeting

The Aitkin Community Hospital, Inc., dba Riverwood Healthcare Center, will host its annual meeting on Wed., March 31 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 and the Foundation. These […]

Riverwood announces several Covid-related changes

Last week, Riverwood Healthcare Center made a few changes to further relax Covid-19 restrictions. The screening stations for symptom checking and temperature monitoring at the Riverwood Aitkin main entrance and Therapy Services entrances have been discontinued. The registration staff will continue screening for Covid-19 symptoms during the patient check-in procedure. All visitors to the Aitkin […]

Hospital foundation launches fundraising campaign for CPR device

In honor of American Heart Month, the Riverwood Healthcare Center Foundation launched the Save the Heartbeat fundraising campaign. The campaign goal to raise $14,000 will fully fund a LUCAS chest compression system for the critical access hospital. GIVE NOW As the most advanced CPR technology available, the LUCAS device delivers consistent high-quality chest compressions, overcomes […]

Virtual forum to address COVID-19 and stress

Riverwood Healthcare Center continues to offer virtual forums with COVID-19 updates regularly to inform the public of local issues and information. The next forum will be offered via Zoom on Thurs., Feb. 4, 2:30-3:00 p.m. Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Janet Larson will present information on COVID-induced stress disorder, the symptoms and healthy ways to […]

Riverwood begins first COVID-19 vaccine distribution

On Jan. 27, Riverwood Healthcare Center begins its first COVID-19 vaccine distribution for older patients with a limited supply of vaccine. Riverwood is using this vaccine to vaccinate about 700 Riverwood patients on Jan. 27 in Aitkin. Given the limited vaccine supply, a targeted group of patients at higher risk for getting seriously ill with […]

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