Riverwood welcomes RPAP medical student

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to welcome Allicen Waxlax, a third-year medical student at the University of Minnesota Medical School, who is participating in the Rural Physician Associate Program (RPAP). Through the RPAP program, a third-year medical student lives in a rural community for nine months and participates in rotations of hospital and clinic care […]

Free seminar on hernia repair

Are you living with a hernia? Hernia symptoms include outward bulging of the skin, groin discomfort or tenderness, abdominal wall discomfort or swelling, pain in the abdomen, pelvis, or groin. To learn more, attend a free dinner seminar Wed., Nov. 6, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Riverwood Healthcare Center, room C & D, in Aitkin. […]

Riverwood Fall 2019 flu clinics open

Influenza or “flu” is a serious contagious disease that kills thousands every year and is the most frequent cause of death from a vaccine preventable disease in the United States. Minnesota influenza outbreaks typically occur between December through April. Antibodies develop about two weeks after getting the vaccine, but drops in the elderly and those […]

Grief group to meet in Aitkin

For those grieving the death of a loved one, information and help is available at a grief support group to be held in Aitkin this fall. The 6-week grief group series will meet Thursdays from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., Sept. 12, 19 and 26 and Oct. 3, 10 and 17 at Riverwood Healthcare Center, conference […]

Riverwood to host community celebration

Riverwood Healthcare Center is hosting a Grand Opening celebration on Tues., Aug. 20, from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. to celebrate the completion of a 2-year project to renovate and expand its clinic and outpatient care facilities in Aitkin. The project, which broke ground in July 2017 and proceeded in four phases, included relocation and expansion […]

Riverwood clinics close for July 4th holiday

Riverwood Healthcare Center’s clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor will be closed for the holiday on Thurs., July 4. The Urgent Care clinic in Aitkin will also be closed on July 4, and will be open Fri., July 5. Urgent Care hours are typically in 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for […]

Riverwood Healing Garden memorial ceremony

Riverwood Foundation will host its annual Healing Garden memorial ceremony on the grounds of Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin on Thurs., June 13, at 5:00 p.m. There will be a short program to commemorate those who have been memorialized or honored at Riverwood Healthcare Center during the past two years. Each name will be read […]

Riverwood announces new director of nursing

Riverwood Healthcare Center has selected Jeanine LeBlanc as Director of Nursing  for inpatient care.In this role, LeBlanc’s key duties include advocating for hospital patients and nursing staff members, assuring optimal patient care and superior outcomes, collaborating closely with providers to provide care to patients, and assuring compliance with Joint Commission standards and governmental regulations. “Jeanine […]

Aitkin hospital to host Red Cross blood drive

Every 2 seconds someone in the United States needs blood. Your blood donation can help ensure trauma patients have blood during emergencies when every second counts. Riverwood Healthcare Center will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on Thurs., May 23, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Fri., May 24, 8 a.m. […]

Learn about hernias, free screening

Is a bulge in the abdominal area a hernia? Hernias are relatively common and more often afflict men, but both men and women may develop this ailment. How do you know if you have a hernia and what your treatment options are? Find out at Riverwood Healthcare Center’s free Hernia Screening event on Sat., May […]