The Lac Vieux Desert Health Center is open 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM CST, M-F at both locations. The Watersmeet pharmacy hours are 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM, M-F.

Yes! We are open to the public at both the Watersmeet and Eagle River Clinic locations.

We currently follow CDC guidance and recommendations and ask that all staff and visitors to the clinic wear masks. Our medical director and team will continue to review and assess the latest information available and will make changes if necessary

We recommend immediately contacting 911 for any emergency level health situation. While our clinics can certainly address many immediate care needs (see Q&A immediately below), they are not designated to provide emergency services.

No. You do not need to make an appointment for such a visit. The walk-in clinic is available from 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM CST, M-F, to patients with time sensitive needs. If you have a chronic or non-urgent issue, it is preferred that you schedule a visit to allow for optimal time and preparation prior to arrival.

Some examples of walk-in visits include:

  • Rash
  • Cough
  • Congestion
  • Sore Throat
  • Ear Pain
  • New onset of joint pain
  • Eye redness or itching
  • Cuts/lacerations
  • New onset of back pain
  • Sprains/Strains
  • Bug/Tick bites
  • Seasonal allergies

Please refer to our New Patient Web page where we have relevant information as well as a downloadable copy of our New Patient Registration packet. Our team will process the registration information and transferred medical records and will contact you with any questions and appointment scheduling information.

Our My LVD Clinic patient portal is available for our registered patients and can be a very useful resource. Please see this page for more information on how to register


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Yes, however we encourage all patients to call their health insurance provider to ensure coverage from state to state.

Lac Vieux Desert Health Center accepts most insurance plans and networks. We recommend contacting your insurance carrier prior to your visit to verify coverage, co-pay responsibility and that your insurance plan is participating with our clinics. For more insurance-related information, please feel free to visit our Billing and Insurance page:


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Yes we do! We are very pleased to offer telehealth for our current patients for either primary care or behavioral health services.

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Please bring your ID such as a driver’s license or Tribal ID, your insurance card and payment if any copays are required.

Yes we can and recommend that you contact your primary care provider in advance to have them authorize your prescription be filled by our pharmacy. If you are unable to contact your primary care provider, we can try to arrange an appointment for you with one of our doctors so they can review, consult and potentially approve a prescription.