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ONE IS TOO MANY

Most people have their first relationships while in high school or college.  It’s new, exciting, thrilling, sometimes sexual, and perfectly normal. Unfortunately, this can also be one of the most dangerous times in a woman’s life.  Women ages 16-24 experience

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This month is for increasing awareness of the disease and for increasing the importance of finding breast cancer early. Breast cancer continues to be the second most common kind of cancer in

Viral hepatitis is the leading cause of liver cancer, causing 80% of liver cancer deaths, and kills 1.4 million people worldwide yearly. Do you know that adults born between 1945 through 1965 are five times more likely to have Hepatitis

Reproductive Health Plans . . . Everyone Should Have Them

Preconception health refers to the health of women and men during their reproductive years. The term preconception describes any time that a woman of reproductive age is not pregnant but at risk for becoming pregnant, or when a man is

April is STD Awareness Month

The 2016 Theme of STD Awareness Month is TALK, TEST, TREAT The only way to avoid getting an STD is to not have vaginal, anal, or oral sex. If you are sexually active, or thinking of becoming sexually active, it

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month!

  January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and Oneida County Health Department wants you to know that there’s a lot you can do to prevent cervical cancer. HPV (human papillomavirus) is a very common infection that spreads through sexual activity.

World Hepatitis Day

Viral hepatitis is the leading cause of liver cancer, causing 80% of liver cancer deaths, and kills 1.5 million people worldwide yearly. Hepatitis C virus is 10x more infectious than HIV. Do you know that adults born between 1945 through

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Did you know: 1 in 3 teens in the U.S. is the victim of physical, sexual, emotional, or verbal abuse by a dating partner, a figure that far exceeds other types of youth violence Girls and young women between the

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Cervical Health Awareness month gives women and their partners a chance to educate themselves about the effects of cervical cancer on their lives. Cervical cancer is highly preventable because screening tests for cervical cancer and vaccines to prevent human papillomavirus

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.