Mille Lacs Health System News

Medication and needle disposal programs

October 22, 2020

Medication Take-Back Box and Needle Campaign Mille Lacs Health System is proud to announce the start of a new campaign, in partnership with Mille Lacs County Public Health, aimed at improving public education and awareness of needle exposure and safe disposal. Simple and effective steps can be…

COVID-19 situation update

October 22, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Health held a media conference call on Oct .15 regarding the latest public health information regarding COVID-19. Minnesota Governor Tim Walz talked about the “invisible enemy” called COVID-19, discussing the impacts, and the partnerships that help to make a difference…

Avoid contact tracing scams

October 22, 2020

Mille Lacs Health System wants to remind patients that, during this latest surge of COVID-19 in our county and state, Minnesotans need to be on alert for phone and text scams related to contact tracing of COVID-19. Contact tracing is a key public health tool routinely used to slow the spread of an…

Long Term Care and flu shots

October 12, 2020

MLHS Long Term Care is happy to report that they have opened to controlled outside visits and controlled indoor visits when weather requires, under the recommended criteria and guidance from Minnesota Department of Health. Note that at any time this can change, because working to keep everyone safe…

Physician returns to MLHS

October 8, 2020

Dr. Rod Hayes is returning to Mille Lacs Health System’s family of care as a family practice physician. Hayes previously worked for the health system from 1993 to 2013. In 2013 he took a position at the St. Cloud VA Health Care System. “I had worked previously with the VA and I always thought I…