Monthly Archives: August 2011

School Lunch

 School is starting right around the corner. How will you make sure that your child is properly nourished at school? Keep these tips in mind when packing a lunch: –         Include foods from at least 3 food groups, one of

Pregnancy, Oral Health and You

This video provides information on oral health and oral hygiene for pregnant and parenting women and their infants. The content focuses on the importance of visiting the dentist early in pregnancy, maintaining oral hygiene practices throughout pregnancy, and potential concerns

Tickborne Illnesses: Prevention is the Key

Deer ticks can carry many diseases such as Erhlichiosis, Lyme Disase, Babesiosis, Powassan Virus, and  Anaplasmosis.  Many tickborne diseases can have similar signs and symptoms. If you have been bitten by a tick and develop the symptoms below within a

Put Immunizations On Your Back-To-School List

The school year is almost here, but will your child be ready?  Besides shopping for school supplies, your back-to-school checklist should include making sure your child’s health record is up to date.      According to experts at the CDC, immunizations are

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Oneida County Health Department
100 West Keenan Street
Rhinelander, WI 54501
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Telephone (715) 369-6111
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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.