Monthly Archives: March 2011

Trig’s Supports Breastfeeding in Their Business & Workplace

A year ago, the United States Breastfeeding Committee applauded the passage of the health care reform package with great support of breastfeeding within the workplace.  Specifically the provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act stated that all employers

Measles Outbreak in Minnesota

Measles (Rubeola) is a rash illness caused by a virus. The measles vaccine is the best protection against the disease.  Measles is a respiratory disease caused by a virus. The disease of measles and the virus that causes it share

Beans, Beans…

Beans are an excellent source of iron, fiber, protein, minerals and much much more! They are low in saturated fat as well as low in sodium if prepared from dry beans. Add beans to your tacos, salads and side dishes

Why Fluoride?

Oneida County Health Department can provide your child with dietary fluoride supplements if your child: Lives in Oneida County Is between the ages of 6 months to 16 years (babies start solid foods at 6 months of age and solid foods

WIC, You and the Grocery Store, Too!

The WIC, You and the Grocery Store, Too! video will explain how to use WIC checks at the store to buy the correct amounts of the WIC approved foods. The Wisconsin WIC Program does not endorse the products shown in this

Establishments Receive Health Department Award

March 2, 2011, RHINELANDER, Wis. – Today the Oneida County Health Department announced the fourth annual environmental health award winners for 2010. The award program recognizes the superior work of establishments that serve food to the public. The 2010 awards

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

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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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.