Cancer Survivors Invited to Celebration Picnic

Redwood Area Hospital invites all community cancer survivors to join in celebrating life at the 22nd annual Cancer Survivors picnic. The event will be held on Thursday, June 25th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Redwood Area Hospital Education Room. The picnic will include Subway sandwiches, beverage, and utensils furnished by the hospital. Guests are invited […]

Cancer Treatment without Travel


When faced with a cancer diagnosis you might assume that your medical care will need to take place far from home in larger medical facilities.  But once a plan is in place, treatments can, in many cases, happen locally at Redwood Area Hospital’s Cancer Care Center. “Chemotherapy is the same, whether it’s administered here or […]

Don’t Wait Until the End. Start the Conversation Early

Kristen Anderson RN Hospice

If celebrating life, creating memories and enjoying the company of family and friends sounds somewhat contradictory to what you imagine for hospice patients, it’s really not. This is the basis for hospice care and what inspires Redwood Area Hospital physicians, volunteers and nurses like Kristen Anderson, RN, CHPN, hospice care coordinator. “There’s a misconception that […]

What’s Going On in Your Colon?

Dr Charles Ulrich

The colon: Five highly productive feet of the human digestive system that people would rather not talk about. When functioning at its best, the colon can process nearly three pints of liquids each day into a normal amount of solids, passed anywhere from three times per day to three times per week. If you don’t […]

Redwood Area Hospital supports 100% smoke free daycare and foster care facilities in Minnesota

Redwood Area Hospital staff and community stake holders recently created the following video in support of a county policy making all daycare and foster care facilities 100% smoke free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Redwood County passed the ordinance unanimously on September 4, 2012, making it the first county in the state […]

Providing Convenient Outpatient Care to Patients Locally

For patients used to traveling to Willmar or the Twin Cities for their infusion therapy or chemotherapy, there is a convenient outpatient option in Redwood Falls. The Infusion Therapy Suite at Redwood Area Hospital provides more patients than ever with close-to-home, individualized infusion treatments. “Cancer patients requiring chemotherapy have been receiving infusion treatments at out […]