Monthly Archives: May 2012

Car Safety – Our Children

Total number of U.S. hyperthermia deaths of children left in cars, 2012: 2 Total number of U.S. hyperthermia deaths of children left in cars, 2011:  33 Total number of U.S. hyperthermia deaths of children left in cars, 1998-present:  529 Average number

Fight the heat and stay cool this summer!

As the summer months get closer, many look forward to swimming, running through sprinklers and other fun outdoor activities. But without caution, too much sun and fun pose serious danger. Make this summer safer with increased hot weather awareness during Offers Free Training for Tobacco Retailers

  Every youth deserves a healthy future.  That’s why Wisconsin has a number of rules that restrict tobacco sales to minors.  State Statute 134.66 prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 18 and requires that

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

Take a Simple Test to Assess Your Risk for Hepatitis May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, and everyone should learn what can be done to stop the spread of hepatitis. Many forms of hepatitis are preventable and many more can be

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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.