Monthly Archives: October 2011

Trick or Treat – Healthy Eating During Halloween

Halloween can be a fun time to dress up your kids and go trick or treating. Cute costumes, brisk fall air, the change in season and of course….candy, make Halloween a favorite for many. But how much candy is too

National Radon Week October 17-24

Oneida County Health Department celebrates National Radon Week from October 17-24.  Radon testing kits are available for $7.00 For more information go to

Oneida County Public Health Department Recognizes National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Rhinelander, WI– 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

Lakeland Sanitary District Boil Water Notice is LIFTED

The Lakeland Sanitary District has followed all protocols set forth by the Department of Natural Resources and has now lifted the boil water notice.  Two negative water samples have been received from the lab, showing no evidence of total coliform

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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.