Emergency/Urgent Care

When your care can't wait The Emergency Department at Mille Lacs Health System is committed to giving you the highest quality of care when your health care necessitates immediate attention. The Emergency Room, located at the Onamia main campus, is open 24/7 and is a designated Level IV Trauma center. 

Acute Care Services

Acute care services in our Hospital are available 24 hours, seven days a week, to meet your healthcare needs and maintain your good health. Services include Inpatient care, observation patient care, swing Bed ER Urgent care, and Outpatient therapy services. Your individualized plan of care, directed by you, includes education about your illness, treatments, medications and discharge planning. 

Swing Bed Care Program

Mille Lacs Health System Swing Bed Care Program is an extended care option for patients who have recovered from an illness or injury but are not yet able to care for themselves at home. It’s designed to meet each patient’s need for continued rehabilitation and recovery in a hospital setting. Our Philosophy: Our multi-disciplinary team’s goal is to help patients return to their homes independently or with the help of other community resources.

Surgical Services

Mille Lacs Health System Surgical Services offers general and specialty procedures in a convenient location where professional courtesy and small-town friendly go-hand-in-hand. Experienced surgeons provide you with direct care and consistent staffing, ensuring the best possible outcome. Non-emergency surgeries scheduled in advance, or elective surgeries, are performed.  

Rehab services

Individualized to meet your needs, close to home Rehabilitation Services is a team of professionals offering dynamic and comprehensive approaches to rehabilitative care. The patient is our focus as we strive to provide exceptional service so patients can get back to their optimal functioning. Services cover individuals from birth through the lifespan. 


Causes of Skin Cancer

Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light is one of the most common causes of skin cancer, and it can lead to a deadly form of skin cancer known as melanoma.