Monthly Archives: January 2011

Winter Exercise Ideas

Even though Wisconsin winters can be long and cold, it’s important to maintain an exercise regimen.  Whether you enjoy exercising outdoors or working out inside, here are some exercise ideas to get you through this chilly season: If you’re not

Safe Sleep for Baby

Safe Sleep Top 10 Always place your baby on his or her back to sleep, for naps and at night. The back sleep position is the safest, and every sleep time counts. Place your baby on a firm sleep surface,

Winter Safety Tips

When accidents happen with chemicals or medicine, call Poison Help at 1-800-222-1222 to get help from an expert. If someone has trouble breathing, call 911 immediately. Here are some seasonal dangers to watch out for every winter: Antifreeze Antifreeze is

January is National Radon Month

Radon is a naturally occurring, odorless radioactive gas that causes lung cancer. Between five and ten percent of the homes in Wisconsin have radon levels above the US EPA guideline of 4 pCi/L for the year average on the main

Contact Us

Oneida County Health Department
100 West Keenan Street
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm Mon-Fri

Telephone (715) 369-6111
Fax (715) 369-6112

ochd@co.oneida.wi.us

To report a public health emergency or to report a notifiable disease after hours, please contact dispatch at 715-361-5100.

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Hotlines

Mental Health Hotline - Mental Health Crisis? Forest, Vilas and Oneida County call 1-888-299-1188.

Smoking Cessation - Break free of cigarettes. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Disaster Distress Line - Stress, anxiety, and other depression are common after a disaster. Call 1-800-985-5990 or visit the Disaster Distress Line to talk.

Wisconsin First Step – Information on services for children and youth with special needs, their families and providers. Call 1-800-642-7837 to speak with a parent specialist.

Maternal and Child Health Hotline – Call 1-800-722-2295 for information on BadgerCare Plus, WIC, HealthCheck, maternal depression, Prenatal Care Coordination, family planning, developmental screenings, and more.