Mille Lacs Health System News

Tobacco & Teens

August 31, 2020

On August 1st, the Minnesota Tobacco 21 law went into effect, which is designed to improve the health of residents by reducing smoking and vaping. The new law brings the legal age to purchase commercial tobacco up to 21 years old. According to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) almost 95% of…

Immunization Awareness Month

August 18, 2020

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, a time to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. Immunizations are important as they help prevent serious, sometimes deadly, diseases. Vaccines protect us from diseases like chickenpox, flu, hepatitis, measles, mumps,…

Lab appointments at MLHS

August 11, 2020

Mille Lacs Health System Laboratory Department has changed its appointment hours to 9:00-4:30, Monday through Friday, and no outpatient tests will be done on Saturday. This will be effective as of August 10th.  These are lab tests that require a doctor’s order, with the patient scheduling the lab…

MLHS new expansion naming opportunities

August 5, 2020

Mille Lacs Health System wants to thank individuals and groups who are supporting the Next Chapter: Building Our Healthy Future building expansion project through naming opportunities of new rooms or other facility areas. How does it work? Various rooms, such as triage, fireside lounge, or the…

MLHS COVID-19 Aug 3 2020

August 3, 2020

In response to Governor Walz’s Emergency Executive Order July 24 - requiring that all Minnesotans must wear masks indoors and in indoor public settings - Mille Lacs Health System is reminding patients that the mandate includes hospitals and clinics. Patients entering the health system at any of its…