Monthly Archives: September 2014

September is National Preparedness Month

In an emergency one single most important things you can do for your family is to stay informed. In this final installment of the Personal Emergency Preparedness BlogSpot, as part of National Preparedness Month, we will discuss ways to stay

September is National Preparedness Month

In a disaster or emergency, how will you assure your family’s safety? What is your plan? In the last Personal Emergency Preparedness BlogSpot, as part of September: National Preparedness month, emergency kits were discussed. In the second installment, of the

September is National Preparedness Month

House fires, tornadoes, power outages, winter storms, and floods. All are disasters we rarely think about, but could happen to us at any given time, any given day, without any warning. September is National Preparedness Month and Oneida County Health

Fruits and Veggies: More Matters

‘Eat your fruits and vegetables’. This seems to be a phrase we hear often and almost to the point that it no longer holds its meaning. This month, take a moment to think about why fruits and vegetables are so

Food Safety During A Power Outage

This fact sheet provides information on how to determine if food is safe and how to keep food safe to help minimize the potential loss of food and reduce the risk of foodborne illness during and after a power outage.

Take Care Of Your Body And It Will Take Care Of You

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and with more than 23 million children and teenagers between the age of 2-19 overweight or obese, it’s clear to see why medical experts consider this an epidemic. Obesity has put nearly one

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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.