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Riverwood purchases UV machine, continues safety measures

A new disinfecting tool is on the frontline of Riverwood Healthcare Center’s COVID-19 response. Using ultraviolet light, the robot-like UV machine disinfects patient rooms and treatment areas with known or suspected patient contact with the virus. Before purchasing the Xenex UV system in May, Riverwood began using a rental machine in April to disinfect the […]

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 […]