Monthly Archives: September 2011

Lakeland Sanitary District Boil Water Notice Continues

Lakeland Sanitary District continues to be under a boil water advisory due to total coliform bacteria found in recent routine testing.  Retesting the municipal water supply has yielded one negative result and we are waiting for results of the second

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). Since the program began in 1985, mammography rates have more than doubled for women age 50 and older and breast cancer deaths have declined.  This is exciting progress, but there are still

Eating Healthy During the Fall Harvest

With the mornings becoming more brisk and the leaves starting to change colors, fall is right around the corner. That means that you will be seeing more squash varieties in the store, and for bargain prices too. Squash is a

The Movie Contagion and Flu Vaccine

RHINELANDER – On September 9, 2011, a new movie about a deadly flu pandemic entitled, “Contagion” is showing in theaters across the United States. Oneida County Health Department along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would like to

Flu Shots Available at the Oneida County Health Department

Flu shots are the Single Best Way to Protect Against the Flu The Oneida County Health Department has begun vaccinating people against influenza at the Oneida County Health Department.  Symptoms of Influenza illness include fever, headache, non-productive cough, sore throat,

School Lunch Food Safety

Images of children walking to school with lunch boxes stirs fond emotions of a more simple time. However, these are also times in which food safety is taken seriously.  To help protect your children from missing school due to a

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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.