Mille Lacs Health System News

COVID testing changes at MLHS

August 26, 2021

Due to the region’s surge in COVID cases, Mille Lacs Health System is not able to do community testing. Because of a lack of resources, COVID-19 testing is only being done on patients who have symptoms. There are specific times for testing and these are not administered on a walk-in basis; you must…

COVID changes and vaccine third doses

August 26, 2021

Just when we thought it was gone, the COVID blues are back with us again. Mille Lacs Health System is seeing cases rise, our county cases are increasing, and the Delta variant has not spared the area. For these reasons, the MLHS facilities need to alter visitor restrictions right now. This is in…

Addiction recovery care at MLHS

August 24, 2021

Mille Lacs Health System would like to announce its Addiction Recovery Program, which uses medication assisted treatment for people struggling with substance use issues. The program offers comprehensive and confidential treatment services.  Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of…

New changes with COVID

August 24, 2021

Just when we thought it was gone, the COVID blues are back with us again. Mille Lacs Health System is seeing cases rise, our county cases are increasing, and the Delta variant has not spared the area. For these reasons, the MLHS facilities are changing back to former visitor restrictions that were…

Avoid backpack pains

August 23, 2021

Backpacks make it easy to carry all of that back-to-school gear. However, improper use may lead to back or neck pain. Picking the right backpack and wearing it properly can prevent issues before they start. What to look for when choosing a backpack: An appropriate size: A backpack should not be…