Tag: COVID-19

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...

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...

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