Milaca Area Community Resources

Milaca: Local Resources (5/21/2020)

MEDICAL:

  • Local COVID-19 hotlines:
    • The Mille Lacs County website refers people to the Minnesota Department of Health Covid-19 Hotline: 651-201-3920
    • Hours of operation: 7:00am – 7:00pm
  • M Health Fairview Clinic – Milaca:
    • 320-983-7400
    • Hours of operation: Temporarily transitioned to virtual care
    • Address: 150 10th Street NW, Milaca, MN 56353
    • Website: https://www.fairview.org/locations/fairview-clinics-milaca
    • Services suspended for COVID-19:
      • Due to COVID-19, this clinic has transitioned to virtual care and is not holding in-person visits.
      • Patients seeking care should call the appointment line for care direction.
    • Visitor Guidelines as a result of COVID-19: N/A
    • Are they accepting homemade face masks?
      • N/A
    • Pharmacy: Thrifty White
      • 320-982-3300
      • Hours of operation: M-F 8:30am-6:30pm; Sa 9:00am-4:00pm; Su Closed
      • Address: 127 2nd Avenue SW, Milaca, MN 56353
      • Website: https://www.thriftywhite.com/store/127-second-avenue-sw-milaca-mn
      • Services:
        • Customers enrolled in the Rx MedSync program can have prescriptions mailed to them
      • *Have they issued any statement about how long prescription refills will take during this time? No

 

GROCERY/FOOD ASSISTANCE:

  • Local food shelf: Milaca Area Pantry
    • Phone number: 320-982-3773
    • Hours of operation: Th 10:00am – 6:00pm
    • Address: 120 2nd Avenue SW, Milaca, MN 56353
  • Food Resource Locator:
  • Grocery Store: Teal’s Market
    • Phone number: 320-982-3166
    • Hours of operation: M-Sa 7:00am – 8:00pm; Su 7:00am-7:00pm
      • Special hours for seniors or at risk: 7:00am – 8:00am
    • Address: 235 2nd Avenue SW, Milaca, MN 56353
    • Website: https://www.tealsmarket.com/
  • Other “grocery” type stores:
    • Kwik Trip
      • Phone number: 320-983-2010
      • Hours of Operation: 24 hours
      • Address: 920 1st Street East, Milaca, MN 56353
    • Holiday Stationstores
      • Phone number: 320-983-2544
      • Hours of Operation: M-F 5:00am-11:00pm; Sa-Su 6:00am-11:00pm
      • Address: 405 Central Avenue S, Milaca, MN 56353
    • Holiday Stationstores
      • Phone number: 320-983-6771
      • Hours of Operation: M-Su 5:00am – 11:00pm
      • Address: 410 10th Avenue SE, Milaca, MN 56353
    • Casey’s General Store
      • Phone number: 320-983-6423
      • Hours of Operation: M-Su 6:00am – 10:00pm
      • Address: 110 Central Avenue N, Milaca, MN 56353

 

CHILD CARE:

  • State of Minnesota:
    • Hotline available 7:00 am-7:00 pm to assist with child care questions due to the recent school closure announcement:
      • Metro: 651-297-1304
      • Greater MN: 1-800-657-3504
    • Local Child Care License Holders:

 

HELPFUL SERVICES: 

  • Milaca City Hall: Buildings CLOSED to the public, staff available by phone and email
    • Phone number: 320-983-3141
    • Hours of operation: M-Th 7:30am – 4:30pm; F 7:30am-1:30pm
    • City website: https://www.cityofmilaca.org/
  • Milaca Chamber of Commerce: CLOSED to the public; staff on-site
    • Phone Number: 320-983-3140
    • Hours of Operation: Vary based on staff availability
    • Website: https://milacachamber.com/
    • Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/MilacaAreaChamberOfCommerce/
  • Lakes and Pines: OPEN to the public BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
    • Phone number: Toll Free – (800) 832-6082
    • Hours of Operation: M-F 6:00am-6:30pm; appointment required
    • Website: https://www.lakesandpines.org/
  • Public Transit Options – Timber Trails: OPEN
    • Offering “Reverse Transit”; will not be offering rides, but will instead deliver materials to people who need them
    • Phone number: 1-888-218-5222
    • Hours of operation: M-F 7:00am-4:30pm; residents are encouraged to leave a message regarding their ride scheduling needs during off hours
    • Website: https://timbertrailstransit.com/
  • Virtual Therapy Options: Lighthouse Child and Family Services
    • Phone Number: 320-983-2335
    • Hours of Operation: By appointment
    • Website: https://lighthousecfs.com/
  • Local Banks:
    • First National Bank: Drive-up and walk-up windows OPEN
      • Phone Number: 320.983.3101
      • Hours of Operation: M-F 8:00am-4:00pm; Sa 8:00am-noon
      • Website: https://fnbmilaca.com/
      • Services provided during COVID-19
        • Online Banking
        • Mobile Banking
        • Mobile Check Deposits
        • ATMs
        • Night Deposit Drop
        • Business Coin Orders – Call Ahead
      • Spire Credit Union: Drive-Thru OPEN
        • Phone Number: 888.34.SPIRE
        • Hours of Operation: M-Th 8:00am-5:00pm; F 8:00am-6:00pm; Sat 8:00am-noon
        • Website: https://www.myspire.com/
        • Services provided during COVID-19
          • SPIRE will continue to offer all of our products and services through our drive-thru locations, online, and over the phone
        • Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services (CMJTS):
          • 1-800-284-7425
          • Apply for Unemployment Insurance: uimn.org
          • If you have Unemployment Insurance, call (651) 296-3644 from a cell or 1-877-898-9090 from a landline
        • Milaca Department of Motor Vehicle Office: CLOSED to the public; staff available by phone and email
          • Website: http://www.co.mille-lacs.mn.us/2663/Driver-Vehicle-Services-DVS
        • Access to Internet: Frontier Communications
          • Hours of Operation: 24/7 Technical Support
          • Website: https://frontier.com/
        • Plumber or Septic Service: Jensen Anderson
          • Phone number: 320-982-6747
          • Hours of Operation: M-F 8:00am-5:00pm
          • Website: http://www.jensenandersen.com/

PRINTING AND FAXING SERVICES:

  • Teal’s Market: Fax services
    • Phone: 320-982-3166
    • M-Sa 7:00am-8:00pm; Su 7:00am-7:00pm
    • Address: 235 2nd Avenue SW, Milaca, MN 56353
    • Website: https://www.tealsmarket.com/
    • Fax:
      • $2.00 for first page, $0.50 for each page after to send
      • Incoming fax costs $0.50 per page

 

RESTAURANTS:

  • Pizza Central – OPEN for Takeout and Delivery
    • Expanded 8-mile delivery range
    • Waived delivery fee
      • Phone Number: 320-983-2020
      • Hours of Operation: Su-Th 11:00am-8:00pm; F-Sa 11:00am-9:00pm
    • Hardee’s : Drive-Thru OPEN
      • Phone number: 320-983-3040
      • Hours of Operation: M-Sa 5:30am – 11:00pm; Su 7:00am-10:00pm
    • Daddio’s Drive-in: OPEN for Takeout
      • Menu available on website: https://www.daddiosdrivein.com/
        • Phone number: 320-983-2023
        • Hours of Operation: Tu-Sa 11:00am-7:00pm; Su 11:00am-2:00pm
    • Timber Valley Grille: OPEN for Takeout

 

LOCAL BUSINESSES:

  • Cuts on Central: CLOSED until further notice
    • Phone number: 320-983-3163
  • Koch’s Hardware: OPEN
    • Open normal hours with increased focus on sanitation
      • Phone number: 320-294-5544
      • Hours of Operation: M-F 8:00am-7:00pm; Sa 8:00am-6:00pm; Su 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Milaca Building Center: OPEN
      • Open normal business hours
        • Phone number: 320-983-2132
        • Hours of Operation: M-F 7:00am-5:00pm; Sa 7:00am-noon
    • Milaca Depot Floral: OPEN
      • Deliveries, curbside, and phone orders also available
      • Phone number: 320-983-3755
      • Hours of Operation: M-F 8:30am-5:00pm; Sa 9:00am-2:00pm

RELIGIOUS SERVICES:

  • Milaca Evangelical Free Church: CLOSED for all services and events
    • Updates and Sunday message available online: http://www.milacafreechurch.com/
  • Milaca Alliance Church: Parking lot services being offered starting May 10, 2020
    • Sunday sermons posted online: https://www.milacaalliancechurch.org/get-connected
    • Website: https://www.milacaalliancechurch.org/responsetocovid-19
  • Saint Mary’s Catholic Church (Milaca) and Saint Louis Bertrand Catholic Church (Foreston):
    • Church doors are opened for prayer beginning May 4, 2020
      • Adoration at St. Mary’s Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm; Saturday and Sunday 1:00pm – 5:00pm
      • Adoration at St. Louis Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00am – 7:00pm
    • No more than 10 people in the church at one time
    • Masses livestreamed: https://www.stmarystlouis.org/
    • Confessions available by appointment only
    • St. Anne’s Chapel CLOSED
  • Milaca United Methodist Church: CLOSED for all services and events
    • Updates will be provided on the website: http://www.milacamethodistchurch.org/
  • Trinity Lutheran Church: CLOSED for all services and events
    • Updates will be posted on the website: http://trinitymilaca.org/
    • In the event of an emergency, Pastor Tim can be reached at 320-362-0301
  • Zion Lutheran Church: CLOSED for all services and events
    • Sunday sermons and reflections will be posted online: www.zionmilaca.org
  • Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church:
    • Services and sermons currently livestreamed: https://www.stpaulsmilaca.org/resources/services-and-sermons
    • Updates will be posted online: https://www.stpaulsmilaca.org/about/covid-19

OTHER RESOURCES/INFORMATION:

  • County Resources:
    • http://www.co.mille-lacs.mn.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=126
  • Minnesota Department of Health: COVID-19
    • https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/index.html
  • MN 2-1-1
    • United Way 2-1-1 is free and confidential assistance that is available 24/7 and their purpose is to connect individuals with the appropriate health and human service resources. Can offer valuable resources including: shelter/housing options, utilities assistance, supplemental and nutritional programs, childcare options, and more! o Dial 2-1-1 or 800-543-7709 o Online at www.211unitedway.org