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Golf event to support kids with cancer

Riverwood Healthcare Center and Foundation invite the public to the annual Golf Charity Event presented by Kraus-Anderson Construction Company. Gather with family or friends for the 18-hole tournament on Friday, July 22, at the beautiful Minnesota National Golf Course in McGregor. Proceeds from this year’s event will support the Zach Johnson Kids with Cancer Fund […]

Why get an annual medical checkup?

If you feel great, you’re healthy, and you’ve never been diagnosed with a chronic illness or experienced a major medical issue, do you really need to make time for an annual check-up? The answer is a definitive YES. Like children and teens, adults of all ages can benefit from having regular physical exams, including men […]

Breast cancer patient praises Riverwood care

Kris Palmer shared this letter praising her excellent care for breast cancer at Riverwood Healthcare Center. “I am writing today to share with you that I feel blessed to be a patient at Riverwood. Let me share some background. My husband, John, and I both grew up in the Twin Cities and raised our two […]

Your Care Options at Riverwood Healthcare

If you’re experiencing symptoms possibly related to COVID-19, another illness or an injury, where do you go? This is an important question, especially now in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. Whether you choose our same day clinic, primary care clinic or emergency room, each offers different treatment options as well as price points, which […]

3D mammography goes live in McGregor

In mid-December, Riverwood Healthcare Center began providing 3D mammography exams at its McGregor clinic. “We are thrilled to provide 3D mammography to our community,” said Dr. Aaron Jordan, family physician at Riverwood’s McGregor clinic. “It can help detect cancer earlier because it offers multiple images of breast tissue for greater clarity and accuracy. There’s also […]

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 […]

Riverwood announces two capital projects

The Riverwood Healthcare Center Board of Directors has approved moving ahead with two major capital projects that will enhance care for patients well into the future. Surgery wing addition The hospital’s surgery department, constructed in 2002 when a new hospital and clinic facility was built on Bunker Hill Drive, is in need of updating and […]

Golf event to support Riverwood Infusion Center

Riverwood Healthcare Center and Foundation is excited to announce that the 2021 Golf Charity Event presented by Kraus-Anderson Construction Company will look like the event local people know and love. Gather with family or friends for the 18-hole tournament July 16 at the picturesque Minnesota National Golf Course in McGregor. Proceeds from this year’s event […]

Emily’s Gift fund supports cancer patients

A cancer diagnosis can often lead to financial hardship. That’s why Riverwood Foundation of Riverwood Healthcare Center is introducing a new fund to offer cancer patients some one-time assistance with living expenses. The Emily’s Gift Cancer Fund began with a student in Aitkin whose heart went out to those undergoing cancer treatments.  As a high […]

Riverwood Covid-19 vaccine clinics open to all

Riverwood Healthcare Center is now offering COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone age 16 or older, according to the latest Minnesota vaccine eligibility guidelines that became effective March 30. Riverwood is scheduling weekly vaccine clinics primarily in Aitkin with some clinics in McGregor as well. To accommodate working individuals and families, vaccine clinics will offer some extended […]