Monthly Archives: December 2011

Don’t Forget Your Fruits & Veggies This Winter

Not sure what to bring to your next Holiday gathering or celebration with friends and family? Fruits and veggies are a great (and easy) option to bring that many people enjoy. Cut up your favorite winter fruits and make a

Winter Weather

Highlights You may have to cope with power failures and icy roads. Many homes will be too cold. Space heaters and fireplaces increase the risk of household fires and carbon monoxide poisoning. Exposure to cold temperature can cause other serious

It’s Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Vaccine

Don’t let the flu catch YOU by surprise this season. Be prepared; get vaccinated today. After a busy holiday season, you might be reluctant to add one more thing to your to-do list. But it’s worth it. “Getting the flu

Chili Feed Food Safety

Chili feeds in Wisconsin are popular this time of year. Thoughts of gathering with friends, warming ourselves in front a crackling fire, and eating chili go hand-in-hand. The Oneida County Health Department offers the following food safety tips to help

For Kid’s Sake Think Toy Safety

WHEN BUYING TOYS Choosing toys with care. Keep in mind the child’s age, interests and skill level. Look for quality design and construction in all toys for all ages. Make sure that all directions or instructions are clear — to

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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.