Monthly Archives: April 2012

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

The first step in understanding the problem of alcohol abuse is to find out “the facts”.  One of the most reputable places to find the facts on alcohol use is at the CADA website at:  The facts are based

DNR Public Drinking Water Supply

DNR water results for Public Water Supply Systems can be found on the DNR web site at:$.startup   Simply fiill out the Query information: Name Line:   Type first letter of your facility name DNR ID:  Leave blank Type:  Scroll down

Raw Egg Food Safety

Whether eggs are from a store or your local farmer, safe handling and cooking will reduce the chance of getting sick. Even the cleanest eggs that do not have cracks in the shell can contain salmonella, which can cause food

Oneida County Celebrates National Public Health Week

National public health week is April 2nd thru the 8th.  The Oneida County Health Department would like to take time to celebrate public health and to raise community awareness of services the health department provides to make Oneida County a

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.

Click here to view map and additional contact information.



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.