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What is WIC?

WIC Cares Do you have a child that is under five years old? Are you pregnant or breastfeeding? WIC can provide you with:                              nutrition counseling healthy foods from the grocery store (& Farmers Market during summer months) referrals to community

WIC Breastfeeding Resources

The WIC Program has a strong commitment to breastfeeding. Each WIC project has a trained  breastfeeding coordinator.  Each WIC project can provide breastfeeding information and individual breastfeeding instruction and support. Contact your local WIC office for information on breastfeeding classes

Northwoods Breastfeeding Coalition

Northwoods Breastfeeding Coalition is sponsoring “Secrets of Baby Behavior” Presented by UC Davis Human Lactation Center Staff Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Quality Inn, Rhinelander, 668 Kemp St. (715) 369-3600 (Conference rate available until September 30)

Breastfeeding Program

The Oneida County Breastfeeding Program provides individual and group teaching for parents interested in breastfeeding; community promotion of breastfeeding; technical assistance to worksites interested in supporting working breastfeeding mothers; and professional in-services. Click here to get more information from WIC

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.

Click here to view map and additional contact information.



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.