Monthly Archives: February 2016

MARCH IS NATIONAL COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Did you know that almost 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer every year, and of that number, more than 50,000 die from it?   Colorectal cancer, commonly referred to as colon cancer, occurs in the colon or rectum and can

Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we’d like to remind you that everyone deserves a safe and healthy relationship. Remember, love has many definitions, but abuse isn’t one of them. If you or someone you know has a question about

Have a Healthy Baby

Get early and regular prenatal care. Whether this is your first pregnancy, or third, health care is extremely important. Your doctor will check to make sure you and the baby are healthy at each visit. If there are any problems,

Children’s Dental Health

Tips to reduce your children’s risk of tooth decay: – Sugary foods and drinks should be consumed with meals. Saliva production increases during meals and helps neutralize acid production and rinse food particles from the mouth. – Limit between-meal snacks.

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

ochd@co.oneida.wi.us

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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Hotlines

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.