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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 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 […]

Fall 2019 flu shots at Riverwood clinics

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 […]

More flu clinics to be held

Riverwood Healthcare Center is offering additional flu clinics for the public by appointment at all three of its clinics on the dates and times listed here. Aitkin clinic: Nov. 11 and 23, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Garrison clinic: Nov. 15, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. McGregor clinic: Nov. 8, 16 and 23, 8:30 a.m. […]

Riverwood 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 2 weeks after getting the vaccine, but drops in the elderly and those […]

Flu clinics to open in October

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 October Riverwood Healthcare Center will offer vaccinations for the seasonal […]

Riverwood offers more flu clinics

Riverwood Healthcare Center will offer vaccinations for the seasonal flu at its clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor in mid- to late October. The flu clinics, which are open to the public by appointment, will be held at these locations and times: Aitkin Clinic:  Oct. 10, 23, 29 and 31, 8:30-12:00 p.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m. […]