Monthly Archives: April 2011

Healthy Choice Restaurant Program to Begin in Local Oneida County Restaurants

Most of us know that overweight and obesity is affecting many adults and children in the United States. As of 2007, 28.3% of Oneida County adults were overweight, and our children are following closely in our footsteps. The average family

The Incredible, Edible Egg

If you plan on having an Easter egg hunt with hard boiled eggs, make sure that the eggs have been properly stored and prepared. Did you know these safety tips about egg storage? Store eggs in their original container. Keep

A Message from the Oneida County Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Coalition:

Parents, you are the first line of defense when it comes to your child’s drug use or drinking. Our 2010 Oneida/Vilas Co. Local Perception Study* reinforced national studies that has shown that teenagers see that there is a great risk

Oneida County Health Department Celebrates Public Health Week April 4th-8th

Injury Prevention Starts…At Play It only takes a moment for an injury to occur – a fall off a bicycle, an injured ankle playing tennis, a concussion after a football tackle. But it also takes just a moment to prevent

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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.