Community Open House – Hospital and Clinic Expansion

Taking Great Care to a New Level Join us for a preview of your newest community hospital expansion. Take a guided tour of the new hospital wing with 22 patient rooms, along with the expanded clinic, and physical therapy area Meet staff and many of the 24 physicians, advanced care practitioners, and surgeons Enjoy refreshments…

Community Open House – Hospital & Clinic Expansion

You are cordially invited to an Open House on Sunday, December 3 @ 2 – 5p for a preview of your newest community hospital expansion. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see the modern hospital completely rethought. It began with GRHS building for the future. The plan to upgrade current hospital rooms had been in the works for…

Peripheral Artery Disease Testing

Are you at risk for peripheral artery disease? Are you 65 years old or older? Do you smoke? Do you have diabetes? Do you have high blood pressure? Do you have high cholesterol? If you answered YES to any of these questions and you have leg pain when you walk that goes away within 10…

Certified Wound Care Nurse Helped Save My Foot

“My story starts with orthopedic surgery to fuse my right heel at the University of MN Health Clinic in Minneapolis. Even though the incision was seven inches long from ankle bone height to the back side of it down and forward to the middle of the outside of the foot, and three screws put in to stabilize…

Burn Treatment: Go In or Stay Home?

Burns hurt. Besides damaging the skin, burns sometimes cause dangerous complications such as infections. How you treat your burn impacts the healing process—for better or worse. When burns happen, many people reach for home remedies or wait it out. If it’s severe enough, they may go to the walk-in clinic or ER. Since there are…

Glacial Ridge Hospital Staff Is Like No Other

“The care was excellent and the staff is not like any hospital I’ve ever been in or visited. Everyone that stepped into my room was just wonderful including the nurses, Dr. Schlueter, and physical therapists – EVERYONE. They were all kind, smiled, and there was never a delay in response to my call light. My experience…

Harvest Ball Proceeds To Buy Vital Signs Machines for Glacial Ridge Hospital

Excitement is running high as Auxiliary members put the special touches on the 13th Annual Harvest Ball. The Ball will be held at Lakeside Ballroom on Friday, Oct. 6. The Auxiliary of Glacial Ridge Hospital has made a commitment to use the proceeds from the Ball to purchase new vital signs machines for all rooms…

New Local Business Supports Annual Harvest Ball With Discounts and Donations

With The Dashery, a men’s formal wear store, opening in Glenwood this year, owner Mandy Brower is already looking to give back to the community. The annual Harvest Ball is set for Oct. 6 at Lakeside Ballroom, and Brower has decided to donate a portion of her sales to the Auxiliary of Glacial Ridge Hospital,…

At-Home Fetal Heartbeat Monitors: Heartfelt or Harmful?

Parents crave peace of mind. It’s stressful to think something could happen to your unborn baby, so doing everything to monitor their baby’s heartbeat at home seems prudent. Unfortunately, though, at-home fetal doppler monitors carry risks and probably aren’t worth it. This growing trend is concerning to doctors and prenatal healthcare professionals. While the FDA…

The Road to Recovery

“I arrived in the ER about Easter time – I had fuzzy thinking and periods of not being able to know dreams from reality – the first week, I remember little. Finally, the fog began to clear and then I found I had no stamina to even walk without help. I learned to walk with…