Wellness: What to Do for Colds & Flu

With increasing incidence of colds and flu, it’s good to know what resources are available to keep you and your family well—and to prevent the spread of flu illness. Even though we’re in the midst of the flu season, it’s not too late to get vaccinated. To schedule a nurse appointment to get a flu […]

Riverwood flu clinics to open

Influenza or flu is a contagious disease, which is spread by coughing, sneezing or nasal secretions. The best protection is a seasonal flu shot. You can get the flu at any time but influenza outbreaks most often occur from November through May. Beginning in early September, Riverwood Healthcare Center will offer vaccinations for the seasonal […]

Steps to avoid spread of flu virus

Riverwood Healthcare Center is not yet seeing an unusually high rate of influenza cases like some communities in the southern part of Minnesota at this time, but the organization is urging some precautionary steps. From Dec. 31 through Jan. 8, Riverwood has confirmed 30 cases of influenza among those treated for flu-like symptoms in the […]

Flu vaccine still available locally

If you want to get a flu shot, it’s not too late to get one. Riverwood Healthcare clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor are still offering nurse appointments for flu shots. If you already have a scheduled clinic appointment, just ask for the flu shot to be given at this time. To schedule a flu […]