Monthly Archives: September 2015

Mental Illness Awareness Week

October 4th-10th is Mental Illness Awareness Week. During this week mental health advocates and organizations across the U.S. join together to sponsor a variety of events to promote community outreach and public education concerning mental illnesses. This week was established

Brief Survey on Adolescent Health

Would you like to play a vital role in shaping our future generation? If so, please take the time to complete this short survey regarding adolescent well-being in Oneida County. Your participation can aid us in developing programs specifically designed

DATCP Cucumber Advisory

What is rabies? Rabies is a vaccine-preventable viral disease which occurs in more than 150 countries and territories. The virus is present in the saliva of rabid animals (specifically mammals) and spreads to humans through bites and scratches. In more

Rescind Boil/Bottle Water Advisory for the Town of Crescent Water Spring

Water samples collected from the Crescent Town Spring on September 2nd and 3rd  were negative for coliform bacteria. Therefore, the boil water/bottled water advisory has been removed. The water in the Crescent Town Spring is again suitable for drinking. The

Suicide Prevention Month

Mental Health, especially suicide, is often a difficult subject to talk about. However, it may be time to start.  During the past 10 years, suicide rates have significantly increased in Wisconsin and suicide is the 10th leading cause of death

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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.