Mille Lacs Health System News

What is Occupational Therapy?

April 8, 2021

April highlights Occupational Therapy Month. Many people are familiar with the term “rehab” and even physical therapy, but are you familiar with what occupational therapy means and what it offers? The American Occupational Therapy Association defines occupational therapy as “the only profession…

Vaccine updates

April 1, 2021

MLHS vaccine update by Mary Rains  Mille Lacs Health System In the ever-changing COVID vaccine environment, Minnesota has opened vaccination groups up to everyone 16 and older. Locally, Mille Lacs Health System will be hosting weekly clinics to vaccinate as much of the community as possible. The…

Is it time to get scoped?

March 16, 2021

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Mille Lacs Health System would like to share some facts about the very preventable and…

National Kidney Month

March 12, 2021

Ask not what your kidneys can do for you, ask what you can do for your kidneys. March is National Kidney Month so it’s time to really learn what these two kidneys we have are providing for us, and what we can do in return to maximize their health and longevity. Each kidney is about the size of an…

Children's ear infections

March 2, 2021

Ear infections are among the common ailments children can experience, and cause varying degrees of pain and discomfort. Ear infections occur most often in children who are between three months and three years old, and are common until eight years old. Children are more susceptible to ear…