Monthly Archives: November 2011

Give Thanks for Your Food

Thanksgiving is a great time of year to stop and look at all the things there are to be thankful for in your life: family, friends, a good job, health etc. Sometimes things like a warm home and good food


The holiday season is here, and the Oneida County Health Department offers these reminders to help ensure the Holiday season is free of food borne illness. FOOD SAFETY RULES  The department emphasizes four basic rules of food safety: Clean/Cook/Cool/Separate: Clean

Car Seat Requirements

Three out of four child safety seats are not used correctly. Call today and set an appointment with a certified car seat technician at Oneida County Health Department at 369-6111. Car seats, booster seats and seat belts are the law

Home Safety: Carbon Monoxide (CO) and Smoke Alarms

What is carbon monoxide? Carbon monoxide is a poisonous and odorless gas that cannot be seen or smelled and that can kill a person in minutes. Carbon monoxide is produced whenever any fuel such as gas, oil, kerosene, wood, or

First Nationwide Test Of The Emergency Alert System

Test to Take Place November 9, 2011 at 2 p.m. ET Dear Colleagues; FEMA wants everyone to know about the upcoming Emergency Alert System (EAS) test and how it may impact them. Please share this message with your communities and

Oneida County Reproductive Health Clinic Announces Online Survey for Community Input

The Oneida County Health Department is currently looking for community input on how they can improve their services to Oneida County residents when they move into their new offices in 2012.  Anne Cirilli, Health Educator for the Reproductive Health Clinic

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.