Visitor Information

We hope to make your visit to Mille Lacs Health System as comfortable as possible.
Please alert a staff member if there is anything we can assist you with.

Visiting hours

The Visitor Policy, for the Mille Lacs Health System Hospital (Acute Care) and Emergency Room, during the COVID-19 Pandemic, is still in effect:

a.       One visitor will be allowed per patient in acute care setting during entire stay.

b.       Patient may also have the option to have a chaplain (or other spiritual leader) visit during their stay.

c.       No visitors to ED, isolation patient rooms (including Covid), and patients in double rooms.


The Visitor Policy, for the Mille Lacs Health System Clinic, during the COVID-19 Pandemic, is still in effect:

  1. Limit visitors in waiting room due to need for distancing.
  2. One person in exam room with patient (on a case-by-case basis).
  3. In effect at all MLHS clinics.


Long Term Care visiting does change, especially now during the Covid-19 pandemic. Best to call ahead and inquire. Call 320-532-2675.

Additional restrictions may apply at any time.

The use of tobacco products is prohibited anywhere on the Mille Lacs Health System campus or parking facilities. The policy applies to all patients, visitors, and staff and includes smoking, vaping, and all forms of smokeless tobacco.

Weapons of any kind are prohibited on Mille Lacs Health System property, except when in the possession of a commissioned federal, state or local law enforcement/correctional officer.

The Gift Shop, run by MLHS Auxiliary, is closed now, but will re-open when our new building is finished, some time in late 2021/early 2022.

Hospital patients are served room service by calling the kitchen extension at 2702.

Currently the cafeteria and vending machines are not open to the public due to COVID restrictions.

Unfortunately, Mille Lacs Health System cannot be responsible for your personal belongings. Please refrain from bringing high value items into the hospital.