Monthly Archives: September 2012

World Rabies Day is September 28, 2012

Awareness is the Best Defense against Rabies General rabies information  Rabies is caused by a virus that animals and people can get through certain exposures to the saliva or nervous tissue from a rabid animal and is nearly always fatal

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day September 27, 2012

  National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day was started in 2009 to help gay men remember how much has been accomplished together in the fight against HIV/AIDS, and to remember the lovers and brothers that have been lost, and to

Make Half Your Grains Whole

September is whole grains month which makes it a great opportunity to learn more about whole grains and find new ways to include them in family meal times and for snacks. A whole grain is different than a refined grain

Fruits and Veggies: More Matters

As the mornings are getting more brisk it feels like fall is just around the corner. This is a great time to get to your local farmers market and check out the great variety of fruits and vegetables available. Apples,

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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.