Mille Lacs Health System News

About the Coronavirus

February 15, 2020

About the Coronavirus by Vicki Engmark, MLHS Infection Preventionist The Coronavirus was first identified in the 1960s. The virus infects animals more than humans. The most common Coronaviruses cause mild to moderate illness in humans similar to a common cold. There are three variations of the…

MLHS ER wins award

February 3, 2020

by Mary Rains, Mille Lacs Health System. Mille Lacs Health System in Onamia has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare.  The award signifies that MLHS is in the top 8% of 4,191 U.S.…

Visitor Restrictions at MLHS

January 31, 2020

by Lori Stenvold, Mille Lacs Health System. Mille Lacs Health System is asking visitors who are the least bit ill with any type of cough, fever or cold symptom to stay home and not visit patients and residents at both the Acute Care hospital and Long Term Care units, and at Lake Song Assisted…

Longtime employee wins St. Francis Award

January 28, 2020

PRESS RELEASE- January 28, 2020 by Lori Stenvold, Mille Lacs Health System. Each year at the annual Mille Lacs Health System holiday party one employee is awarded the St. Francis Award. This year 18 employees were nominated by their peers. The winner is chosen by a committee of past St. Francis…

COVID-19 Update 3/16/20

MLHS COVID-19 update by Mary Rains Mille Lacs Health System   The Mille Lacs Health System COVID-19 Taskforce meets daily, and these updates are current as of 3/16/2020. As of that date, there were no cases of COVID-19 in our area.   Kim Kucera, MLHS COO, said, “We at MLHS are following the…