Monthly Archives: January 2012

Dealing with a Picky Eater

Often kids will go through their moments when they will refuse their favorite food, refuse veggies or seemingly refuse food all together. This can become frustrating for a parent that is trying to provide the best nutrition for their child.

What is WIC?

WIC Cares Do you have a child that is under five years old? Are you pregnant or breastfeeding? WIC can provide you with:                              nutrition counseling healthy foods from the grocery store (& Farmers Market during summer months) referrals to community

January is National Radon Action Month

Radon is a cancer-causing radioactive gas.  Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in the United States among non-smokers and the second leading cause for smokers. You can’t see, smell, or taste radon, but it may be a problem

“I’m going to quit smoking for New Year’s…again…”

If you’re like most of us, the list you put together in anticipation of the year ahead includes changes you’ve tried to make before. Quit smoking, lose weight, save money…the things we most want to change in our lives are

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.