Monthly Archives: May 2016

May is Bike Safety Month (Part 2 of 3)

In our last blog we talked about getting your bike ready for riding this spring. With your bike in tuned-up, it is time to think about what to wear when you are out riding. Wearing the right clothes will help

Mental Health Awareness Month

Did you know that 1 in 5 Americans will be affected by a mental illness in their lifetime?  Every day millions of Americans go about their daily life suffering in silence.  Mental illness is not a new issue and it

May is Bike Safety Month (Part 1 of 3)

Spring has sprung, and many are back outside and riding their bikes again. Bicycling is a great physical activity that is fun for children of all ages. As part of “National Bike Safety Month” Oneida County Health Department has developed

National Women’s Health Week – May 8 – 14, 2016

Wisconsin Well Woman Program Provides Qualified Women with Free Cancer Screenings Rhinelander, WI: National Women’s Health Week is an observance led by the Office of Women’s Health with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The goal of National

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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.