Mille Lacs Health System News

Local and state vaccine news

January 22, 2021

Locally, Mille Lacs Health System is not yet able to give the COVID-19 vaccine to the public. MLHS must follow state and federal guidelines. When the vaccine is available, the plan is (and this may change) that MLHS will contact patients 65 and older, randomly, from the patient database, for a spot…

Little white lies can compromise health

January 21, 2021

It seems harmless enough. You’re at the doctor’s office and you decide to make up a few white lies about your daily habits. Maybe it’s easier to say you head to the gym three times a week rather than hearing a lecture about why you shouldn’t sit on the couch after work. Or you might be embarrassed…

MLHS vaccine update Jan 15

January 15, 2021

MLHS vaccine update by Mary Rains Mille Lacs Health System   Mille Lacs Health System has vaccinated 50% of employees and volunteers with the COVID vaccine as of Jan. 12. A strategy using the MDH’s phased plan was developed last week, but then MDH changed course on Jan. 14, to take advantage…

Take action against radon

January 14, 2021

January is designated as National Radon Action Month. The keyword here is “action.” Mille Lacs Health System wants to help you take action to ensure your house is safe from radon. Given the fact that people are spending more time at home than ever before due to the pandemic, there is no time better…

MLHS Auxiliary Volunteer of the Year

January 7, 2021

Mille Lacs Health System is proud to recognize Marilyn Mertens as the 2020 Auxiliary Volunteer of the Year. Marilyn (who is a past MLHS employee) has been a member of the MLHS Auxiliary since its formation in 2004. Marilyn’s journey started with volunteering at the new kiosk gift shop the…