Monthly Archives: November 2015

Lung Cancer Awareness

 November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the time to raise awareness for lung cancer; the deadliest cancer with the lowest survival rate. The Northwoods Tobacco-Free Coalition (NWTFC) encourages you to take this opportunity to reflect on the terrible toll that

Breast Cancer Awareness


Great American Smokeout

The American Cancer Association will be holding their annual Great American Smokeout on Thursday, November 19th, 2015. The event was created in 1970 in order to help individuals quit smoking, and to raise awareness of tobacco’s harmful effects. Since then,

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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.