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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

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.

Breast Cancer Awareness

 

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This annual, nationwide campaign raises awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point in their life. Breast cancer is the

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The National Breast Cancer Awareness Month program is dedicated to increasing awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer through a nationwide campaign. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the USA, other than skin

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) is a collaboration of national public service organizations, professional medical associations, and government agencies working together to promote breast cancer awareness, share information on the disease, and provide greater access to services. NBCAM

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Cervical cancer 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

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  The National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) is a collaboration of national public service organizations, professional medical associations, and government agencies working together to promote breast cancer awareness, share information on the disease, and provide greater access to services.

Oneida County Public Health Department Recognizes National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Rhinelander, WI– October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). Since the program began in 1985, mammography rates have more than doubled for women age 50 and older and breast cancer deaths have declined. This is exciting progress, but there

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). Since the program began in 1985, mammography rates have more than doubled for women age 50 and older and breast cancer deaths have declined.  This is exciting progress, but there are still

Pregnancy, Oral Health and You

This video provides information on oral health and oral hygiene for pregnant and parenting women and their infants. The content focuses on the importance of visiting the dentist early in pregnancy, maintaining oral hygiene practices throughout pregnancy, and potential concerns

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.