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Riverwood issues new visitor restrictions

10.07.2021    Comments Off on Riverwood issues new visitor restrictions

With rising COVID-19 cases and the virus widely circulating in Aitkin County, Riverwood Healthcare Center has issued new hospital and clinic visitor restrictions that became effective Oct. 6, 2021. No visitors will be allowed facility-wide for Riverwood’s hospital and clinic with a few exceptions.  For obstetrics patients, only one visitor will be permitted.  For inpatient, […]

COVID-19 booster, flu vaccine clinic in Aitkin

10.07.2021    Comments Off on COVID-19 booster, flu vaccine clinic in Aitkin

Aitkin County Public Health and Riverwood Healthcare Center are partnering to offer a joint community clinic to offer both the influenza (flu) vaccine and a third dose or booster shot for COVID-19. The clinic will be held on Tues., Oct. 19, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the St. James Catholic Church in Aitkin. Appointments […]

Riverwood to offer COVID-19 booster shots

09.30.2021    Comments Off on Riverwood to offer COVID-19 booster shots

Riverwood Healthcare Center is now offering COVID-19 booster shots to its patients and community members who meet the eligibility criteria during its regularly scheduled weekly Thursday vaccine clinics in Aitkin, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. For an appointment, schedule online at https://RiverwoodCOVIDVaccines.rsvpify.com/ or call 844-428-1323, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The booster shots are only […]

Riverwood 2021 flu clinics open

09.30.2021    Comments Off on Riverwood 2021 flu clinics 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. For the elderly and those with immuno-compromising diseases, the immune system is often slower to respond. Flu shots or other vaccines […]

Blood drive at First Lutheran Church

09.29.2021    Comments Off on Blood drive at First Lutheran Church

If you are looking for an opportunity to give blood to meet the emergency need created by the coronavirus pandemic, there is an opportunity coming up in mid-October. Riverwood Healthcare Center is hosting a Red Cross Blood drive at First Lutheran Church in Aitkin on Fri., Oct. 15, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more […]

Riverwood COVID-19 updates

09.09.2021    Comments Off on Riverwood COVID-19 updates

While the COVID-19 delta variant continues to widely circulate among local residents, precautions to prevent the spread of the virus remain very important. Here are some reminders from Riverwood Healthcare Center on procedures to follow to prevent the spread of COVID-19. If you have tested positive for COVID-19, you need to follow the recommendation for […]

Schedule your COVID-19 vaccination appointment online. For scheduling assistance, call (844) 428-1323. For more COVID-19 information, click here.

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