Category: Community Involvement

GRHS Testing “Strike Team” Provides Partnership, Peace of Mind for Area’s Long-term Care Facilities
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GRHS Testing “Strike Team” Provides Partnership, Peace of Mind for Area’s Long-term Care Facilities

In collaboration with area nursing home and assisted living facilities, Glacial Ridge Health System has assembled a testing “strike team,” as the state refers to them, to respond within 24 hours to a need for mass testing for the coronavirus. This is a key component in helping to identify and stop a potential spread within...

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...

Dr. Jeffrey Schlueter Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
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Dr. Jeffrey Schlueter Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Originally Published in the Pope County Tribune, May 20, 2019 A medical family practitioner who has served the Glenwood community for more than 37 years, Dr. Jeffrey Schlueter, was honored last week with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce meeting and awards luncheon. Lifetime Achievement Award As he accepted...

An Inspirational 5K Scrub Run/Walk
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An Inspirational 5K Scrub Run/Walk

Glenwood residents Jonny Jacobson finished first in the men’s division at 17:36, and Stephanie Howe, with a time of 24:11, finished first in the women’s division. GRHS’ annual 5K Scrub Run/Walk is a fun, family event to promote being active. Hear about the inspiration for the Scrub Run from Dr. Roderick Brown during his welcome...

Lily Bags Help ER Patients
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Lily Bags Help ER Patients

Many women’s groups sew quilts or make recycled cards for others. Some women in the Belgrade area put together kits for the local hospital – but they’re not what you think. Janice Holtberg (middle) presented 19 Lily Bags on behalf of her women’s group to Glacial Ridge Hospital’s Emergency Department Manager Quinn Jacobs, RN (left)...

BBE National Honor Society Provides an Extra Dose of Comfort
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BBE National Honor Society Provides an Extra Dose of Comfort

Pediatric patients will get an extra dose of comfort at Glacial Ridge Hospital thanks to members of the Brooten-Belgrade-Elrosa (BBE) National Honor Society. To help children feel special and more comfortable, the group made and donated more than 60 pillows for pediatric patients in the emergency room, hospital, or when undergoing surgery. A note from...

Ready to Give? What Food Shelves Need Most
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Ready to Give? What Food Shelves Need Most

Canned chicken, tuna, and ham Hearty, ready-to-go meals like beef stew and chili with meat Canned vegetables Canned fruit and individual fruit cups – they are often low on these Snack items for kids to take to school: juice boxes, individual fruit cups or applesauce, granola bars, single-serving bags of Cheese-Its, or even cookies and...