Monthly Archives: June 2013

Fireworks Safety

Fireworks and celebrations go together, especially during the Fourth of July. Fireworks, while fun to watch, can be very dangerous if used incorrectly. Each year, there are many serious injuries such as burns, vision and hearing loss, and even deaths

Get Tested on National HIV Testing Day, June 27th

HIV Testing is Key to HIV Prevention More than one million people are living with HIV in the United States, but 1 in 5 don’t know they are infected. CDC recommends that everyone between the ages of 13 and 64

Baked Goods Food Safety

Sales of baked goods such as cookies, muffins, and slices of cake are a great way to support local groups. Most baked good sales from non-profit, 401/501.c3, groups such as scouts and churches, are exempt from State licensing. All baked

Water Safety

We all want to keep our children safe and secure and help them live to their full potential. Knowing how to prevent leading causes of child injury, like drowning, is a step toward this goal. When most of us are

Oneida County Health Department Car Seat Safety Check

The Oneida County Health department, in collaboration with Safe Kids Worldwide, will conduct free car seat inspections on Monday, June 10, 2013 from 3-6 p.m. at the Rhinelander Fire Station,  128 W. Fredrick St.,  Rhinelander, WI.  No appointment is necessary.   Just come

Stress and Depression Recovery and Prevention

Stress is a daily obstacle. Jobs, relationships, bills, appointments, school work compounded by an ever quickening culture can often lead to feelings of being overwhelmed. In fact, a pole conducted by mtvU and Associated Press in 2009 found that 85%

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.