MLHS is requesting that you partner with us in medication safety. Not knowing all the facts about your medications can place you at risk and you need to protect yourself! MLHS is initiating a campaign to encourage all of our patients and their families to know their medications. Here are some ways that you can become a strong partner:

Mille Lacs Health System in Onamia, MN., has been named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals in Emergency Care for the second consecutive year. Each year, there are more than 125 million emergency room visits in the U.S., with about a fifth of them being children under the age of 15. Emergency departments attend to life-and-death issues, as well as the day-to-day smaller emergencies, and they deal with them all.

The Women’s Choice Award is the only distinction that identifies the nation’s best healthcare institutions and signifies Mille Lacs Health System’s commitment and passion for creating an extraordinary healthcare experience for women and all patients.

Due to the recent influenza outbreak in Minnesota, effective 1/7/2015, Mille Lacs Health System has posted signs at all entrances informing people that visitors are restricted to:

  • Only one person being allowed to visit at a time and no one with flu-like symptoms - including fever, cough or other respiratory symptoms - will be allowed to visit patients and residents of the hospital, nursing home, and Lake Song Assisted Living.
  • No children will be allowed to visit during this time.
  • All visitors should report to the nurses’ stations before visiting patients and residents.

Please help protect those at MLHS by not visiting any resident or patient if you are having a fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose or body aches.

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Dr. Mohan Karki has joined the providers at Mille Lacs Health System as the newest family practice physician.

Mille Lacs Health System in Onamia has been recognized by the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) for its commitment to patient safety.

Board Certified General Surgeon Thomas Davis, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Board Certified General Surgeon Thomas Davis, M.D., F.A.C.S., will soon begin providing surgical services in Onamia and Crosby...

Mille Lacs Health System Home Care program has been named a 2014 HHCAHPS HONORS recipient.

HHCAHPS Honors is a prestigious, annual honor recognizing home health agencies that continuously provide the highest level of satisfaction through their care as measured from the patient’s point of view.

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) states that flu activity has increased in Minnesota over the last couple weeks. There have been more hospitalizations from flu, positive flu tests, and outbreaks of influenza-like illness. According to the MDH, Minnesota is experiencing widespread transmission.