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Don’t Be a Party to Underage Drinking

The Oneida County Health Department’s AODA Community Coalition, along with the Department of Health Services  is partnering with Drug Free Action Alliance to sponsor Parents Who Host, Lose The Most, a campaign to educate communities and parents about the health

National Drug & Alcohol Awareness Week: What Can I Do?

Everyone is watching the news about the war on drugs, but few of us know how we can actually help our communities to prevent these problems from ever happening. The Oneida County Health Department has been working on local ALCOHOL

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcoholism and alcohol-related problems touch all Americans, directly or indirectly, and is one of our nation’s leading public health problems. Currently, nearly 14 million Americans — 1 in every 13 adults — abuse alcohol or are alcoholics. Several million more adults engage

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

This Saturday, OCTOBER 26th is NATIONAL PRESCRIPTON DRUG TAKE- BACK DAY   Take your unused or expired medications to the Rhinelander Police Department located on: 201 N. Brown Street Rhinelander WI 54501   between the hours of 10:00 am- 2:00

AODA Assessment Report

To read the Oneida and Vilas County AODA Assessment Report, just click on the link below. The following documents are in Adobe PDF format. Click here to download Adobe Acrobat Reader. Oneida and Vilas County AODA Assessment Report

Alcohol & Other Drug Use Addiction (AODA)

In the following links, you will find the information you need to help yourself or a loved one with alcoholism. Get the facts, answers, and assistance that you need to deal with the disease of alcohol addiction or help a

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

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.