Help prevent spread of flu illness

In the past week, Riverwood Healthcare Center has seen a surge in patients coming into its clinics, emergency department and hospital for respiratory infections and influenza-like illness. Influenza and norovirus transmission is expected to increase as people gather to celebrate the holiday season. On Dec. 16, Riverwood posted hospital visitor restrictions and encourages local residents […]

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 […]