Category: GRHS News

Glacial Ridge Homecare and Hospice Staff Use Precautionary Measures and Continue to Provide Service to the Community
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Glacial Ridge Homecare and Hospice Staff Use Precautionary Measures and Continue to Provide Service to the Community

Enhancements have been made to the protocols at Glacial Ridge Homecare and Hospice to help ensure the safety of their clients and staff during COVID-19 times. Prior to their scheduled work shifts, the entire staff is expected to self-check for fever, sore throat, cough, or any other respiratory symptom and report to their manager prior...

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...

Getting Care Safely at GRHS Clinics and Glacial Ridge Hospital During COVID-19 Pandemic
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Getting Care Safely at GRHS Clinics and Glacial Ridge Hospital During COVID-19 Pandemic

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. UPDATED on April 8, 2020 to include the extension of Governer Walz’ Stay Home Executive Order through May 4. In response to Governor Tim Walz’ March 27, 2020...

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...

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...

Ridgewood Villa named  Chamber Member of the Month
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Ridgewood Villa named Chamber Member of the Month

Ridgewood Villa Senior Living Apartments in Glenwood, managed by Glacial Ridge Hospital Foundation, was named “Member of the Month” by the Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. Ridgewood Villa is an independent living facility with 59 senior living apartments including a wellness center and full-service pharmacy on campus. Pictured from left are Appy Mikel, chamber...