Author: Glacial Ridge Health System (Glacial Ridge Health System)

GRHS and Glenwood Retirement Village Collaborate on Tele-Health Visits for Resident Safety
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GRHS and Glenwood Retirement Village Collaborate on Tele-Health Visits for Resident Safety

Glacial Ridge Health System and Glenwood Retirement Village are now utilizing GRHS’ Tele-Health option for many clinical concerns. This secure program provides GRV nursing home residents a clinic visit with a GRHS provider – without leaving the building. In addition to efficiency, it improves safety for residents by eliminating the potential community exposure to respiratory...

GRHS Comments on the Minnesota Two Week Stay Home Executive Order, and What It Means For You During COVID-19
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GRHS Comments on the Minnesota Two Week Stay Home Executive Order, and What It Means For You During COVID-19

If experiencing symptoms call the GRHS hotline at 320.334.5481 or schedule a Tele-Health Video Clinic Visit. DO NOT go directly to one of the clinics or to the ER. In response to Governor Tim Walz’ March 25, 2020 Stay Home Executive Order asking Minnesotans to limit all non-essential movement outside the home for two weeks, rest assured...

How to Donate PPE and Hand-Sewn Facemasks to GRHS
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How to Donate PPE and Hand-Sewn Facemasks to GRHS

Glacial Ridge Health System has an adequate supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) – gowns, masks, personal respirators, face shields, eye goggles – currently on hand to protect our employees and patients from COVID-19. However, the global supply continues to be uncertain and we are actively taking steps to secure more supplies. We are proactively...

Skilled Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Valle Joins GRHS
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Skilled Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Valle Joins GRHS

Dr. Ricardo Valle is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and looks forward to providing well-rounded orthopedic care for the entire community – from weekend warriors and high school students to grandmas and grandpas. While he is experienced in treating all orthopedic concerns, Dr. Valle has advanced training in hip, shoulder and knee arthroscopy. He expertly performs...

Good Old-Fashioned Hand Washing is Better than a Facemask
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Good Old-Fashioned Hand Washing is Better than a Facemask

The novel coronavirus is a new coronavirus and causes coronavirus disease that began in 2019 (COVID-19). They are being used interchangeably in the news right now but reference the same virus. Prior to the new one, other coronaviruses already existed and cause mild illness like the common cold. Our current understanding of COVID-19 suggests that...

Glacial Ridge 6th in State: 92% Patient Experience Ratings
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Glacial Ridge 6th in State: 92% Patient Experience Ratings

92 out of 100 patients rate Glacial Ridge Health System a 9 or 10 in patient experience – an important part of quality healthcare. MN Community Measurement states, “High rates of patients who give their hospital the most positive rating can be a sign of strong hospital performance.” The recently released 2019 Minnesota Health Care...

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