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 Feb. 27, 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 […]

Hospital visitors restricted to adults only

Due to continued high incidence of flu illness, including influenza and norovirus in Aitkin County and statewide, Riverwood Healthcare Center has further extended its hospital visitor restrictions to not allow children under 18 to visit its Aitkin campus, effective Jan. 8. Riverwood implemented its hospital visitor restrictions in mid-December and encourages local residents to NOT […]