Monthly Archives: February 2014

Dating Violence

What is Dating Violence? Dating violence is a pattern of abusive behaviors used to exert power and control over a dating partner. A Pattern of Behavior Calling dating violence a pattern doesn’t mean the first instance of abuse is not

Half the Wheels, Twice the Fun!

In 2011 48,000 bicyclists were injured in traffic in the United States.  Statistics show children ages 14 and under are five times more likely to be injured in a bicycle related crash than older adults.  And it is estimated that

February is Heart Health Month

February has been dedicated as Heart Health Month.  Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.  According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), about 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every

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Oneida County Health Department
100 West Keenan Street
Rhinelander, WI 54501
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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.