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Riverwood Healthcare now offering COVID-19 vaccines to anyone 16 or older

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/2/21) (Aitkin, MN) — In accordance with the latest Minnesota vaccine eligibility guidelines that became effective March 30th, Riverwood Healthcare Center is now offering COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone age 16 or older. Vaccination clinics are being established on a weekly cycle primarily in Aitkin with some being set up in McGregor.…
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April 2, 2021 0

Riverwood Healthcare’s Dr. David Taylor COVID-19 update

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/24/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Riverwood Healthcare’s Chief Medical Officer Dr David Taylor returned for another update with COVID-19, vaccinations, and how distribution in the Lakes area has been favoring as Spring returns. Dr Taylor remains optimistic about getting in front of COVID-19, but numerous variants may be making their way to…
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March 24, 2021 0

Riverwood’s Dr. David Taylor updates COVID-19 vaccines, distribution

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (2/24/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Riverwood Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Taylor provided another update on the distribution of COVID-19 vaccinations and the brighter side of the Pandemic in the Brainerd Lakes area.  Dr. Taylor mentioned that the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are doing their jobs at much higher success rates…
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February 24, 2021 0

Riverwood Healthcare loosens visitor restrictions

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (2/16/21) (Brainerd, MN) — Riverwood Healthcare Center announced on Monday with the steady decline of COVID-19 cases in Aitkin County, they will be making updates and loosening visitor restrictions. According to a press release on the Riverwood website, hospitalized patients, including the ICU, one adult visitor may be allowed from 8am-8pm.…
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February 16, 2021 0

Riverwood’s Dr. Klassen fits right in Lakes Area, Center for Orthopaedics

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (2/9/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Fitting right into the community is something that Dr. Jeffrey Klassen has no problem as one of Riverwood Healthcare’s newest physicians.  Dr. Klassen, practicing at the Minnesota Center for Orthopaedics of Riverwood Healthcare Center, has been on quite the journey through life to get him to the…
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February 8, 2021 0

Dr. David Taylor of Riverwood Healthcare talks COVID-19 vaccine, distribution, side effects, and more

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/18/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Dr. David Taylor, Riverwood Healthcare’s Chief Medical Officer, returned to inform our listeners the latest on the COVID-19 vaccines, distribution, side effects, and how soon it will be available to everyone. Dr. Taylor says as the public continues to call to schedule for a vaccine, which is…
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January 18, 2021 0

Riverwood Healthcare, Dr David Taylor hold COVID-19 Town Hall

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/8/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Riverwood Healthcare and Chief Medical Officer Dr David Taylor answered questions pertaining to COVID-19 and the vaccine with a virtual Town Hall Thursday afternoon. Dr Taylor took the time to address the recent drop in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations despite outbreaks across the country. Dr Taylor explained…
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January 8, 2021 0

Riverwood Healthcare’s Dr. David Taylor on COVID-19 vaccine

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/23/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Riverwood Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Taylor has first hand knowledge of one of the COVID-19 vaccines and how its impact can change the fight against the Coronavirus. We spoke with Dr. Taylor this week about how one vaccine was received at Riverwood and how the…
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December 23, 2020 0

Getting to knowRiverwood’s Dr. Jennifer Tessmer-Tuck

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/17/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Riverwood Healthcare continues to add to their staff in the middle of the on-going battle with the Coronavirus. Dr. Jennifer Tessmer-Tuck joins the Obstetrics and Gynecology practice as a physician and surgeon and worldly experience to northern Minnesota.  Loving dubbed “Dr. TT” by her colleagues, Tessmer-Tuck’s journey…
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December 17, 2020 0
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Aitkin County Health & Human Services gives COVID-19 updates to County Board

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (11/30/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Health & Human Services’ meeting with the Board of Commissioners included a COVID-19 update from Riverwood’s Dr. David Taylor and discussion on a Mental Health Screening Grant from this past Tuesday. HHS Director Cynthia Bennett, with her Directors update, spoke before the Board on the…
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November 30, 2020 0