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 […]

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 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 […]

Help prevent spread of flu illness

In the past few weeks, Riverwood Healthcare Center has seen a surge in patients coming into its clinics, emergency department and hospital for respiratory infections and influenza-like illness. On Jan. 2, Riverwood posted hospital visitor restrictions and encourages local residents to NOT visit hospitalized patients if they have: 1) flu-like symptoms of a fever, cough […]

Riverwood clinics to close for holidays

Riverwood Healthcare Center’s clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor will be closed for the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays on Mon., Dec. 25, and Mon., Jan. 1. The Urgent Care clinic in Aitkin will follow the same holiday closing schedule. Riverwood’s support services wing offices, including patient billing, human resources, and other administrative services, […]

Riverwood celebrates staff milestone anniversaries

On Nov. 9, Riverwood Healthcare Center honored 45 employees and retirees who have celebrated milestone anniversaries or retirement in the past year at a special dinner at Ruttger’s. Their collective years of service, ranging from 4 to 40, totals 776! The program focused on celebrating the honored employees individually and included sharing of valued contributions […]

Riverwood clinics to close for holidays

Riverwood Healthcare Center’s clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor will be closed for the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays on Mon., Dec. 26, and Mon., Jan. 2. The Urgent Care clinic in Aitkin will follow the same holiday closing schedule. The Garrison clinic will be closed Sat., Dec. 24, too. Riverwood’s support services wing […]

Check out our May Healthy Living newsletter

We invite you to read our May Healthy Living newsletter, which features news of innovative reflux and heartburn care with local patient stories on how they’ve benefited from treatment with experienced reflux specialists.  See how to sign up for our next seminar on Reflux & Heartburn Solutions on June 23, 12-1 PM, at Riverwood Healthcare Center, Aitkin. […]

Riverwood welcomes new chief operating officer

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to announce that Cindi Sorensen Baker has joined the senior management team as chief operating officer (COO). In her role as COO, Baker will primarily be responsible for the day-to-day leadership of Riverwood’s clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor, along with overseeing several ancillary services departments, including Lab, Radiology and […]

Riverwood moves to advanced electronic medical record system

Riverwood Healthcare Center is moving to a more advanced, integrated electronic medical record system called Excellian on April 1, 2016. Excellian, an Epic software product, is part of the most widely used electronic medical record system in the United States. With a patient’s consent, this software gives access to a single medical record among all […]