Mille Lacs Health System News

MLHS vaccine update

February 4, 2021

“I know people are frustrated, and we are frustrated too, but with the rate at which information is changing we are extremely limited on what we can do,” said Jennifer McDonnell, Mille Lacs Health System Pharmacy Manager and Vaccination Taskforce Coordinator. The health system has been flooded with…

MLHS board members recognized

January 29, 2021

Kevin Anderson and Rob Dubbs, from the Mille Lacs Health System’s Board of directors, were two of nine hospital trustees from across Minnesota recognized for earning certification through the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) trustee certification program. The comprehensive certification…

Local and state vaccine news

January 26, 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. As of Jan. 27, we will not be receiving an allotment of vaccine for this next week. When the vaccine is available, the plan is (and this may change) that MLHS…

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…