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STRENGTHENING FAMILIES The teenage years can be tough . . . are you looking to develop or maintain a strong and successful family through these trying years? The Oneida County Health Department and YMCA of the Northwoods present: A FREE

Whole School, Whole Community & Whole Child

BACK TO SCHOOL TIME… QUESTION: What can we do to help our students and schools? ANSWER: Get involved with your school systems by providing resources and opportunities for students to succeed. The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Whole

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


Did you know that almost 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer every year, and of that number, more than 50,000 die from it?   Colorectal cancer, commonly referred to as colon cancer, occurs in the colon or rectum and can

Halloween Safety

Fall celebrations like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times for children, who can dress up in costumes, enjoy parties, and eat yummy treats. These celebrations also provide a chance to give out healthy snacks, get physical activity, and focus


MARCH IS NATIONAL COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH More than 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer every year, and of that number, more than 50,000 die from it.  Colorectal cancer, commonly referred to as colon cancer, occurs in the colon

National Children’s Dental Health Month

Did you know that only 21% of Oneida County has access to optimally fluoridated water? February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and it is also fluoridation’s 70th anniversary this year. Some things don’t age gracefully, but community water fluoridation

May is National Hepatitis Awareness Month

    May is National Hepatitis Awareness Month, and CDC’s Division of Viral Hepatitis is leading a national education initiative called Know More Hepatitis.  The initiative aims to decrease the burden of chronic viral hepatitis by increasing awareness about this

Oneida County Area Farmers’ Markets

Purchasing produce from a local farmers’ market can be advantageous for a number of reasons. Aside from supporting your local economy, it good for you and your family. Food grown in your own community was probably picked within the past


There is nothing more important to our health than what we put into our bodies. Nutrition is the provision, to cells and organisms, of the materials necessary (in the form of food) to support life. To live a healthy life, we

Oneida County Bike & Walking Trails Council

The Oneida County Bike and Walking Trails Council was formed as a result of the Healthy People Oneida County Community Health Plan. The goal for this group of individuals is to make Oneida County more “walkable” and “bikeable.” At this time there are

Physical Activity Opportunities

Get Moving Oneida County In the brochure linked below is a detailed list of FREE or low cost physical activity opportunities in Oneida County. Research has shown that physical activity can decrease your risk of obesity, heart disease and diabetes. So

Priority: Chronic Disease Prevention & Management

Vision:  Oneida County residents will live in a community that promotes and supports residents in achieving a healthy lifestyle across the lifespan. JOIN THIS PRIORITY Goals Oneida County will establish a chronic disease coalition with coalition membership that will continually

Priority: Alcohol and Other Substance Abuse and Addiction

Test Your Knowledge – Take the AODA Challenge! Vision: All residents of Oneida County live lives free of mental and physical health problems associated with misuse and abuse of drugs, including alcohol, pharmaceuticals, illicit and emerging drugs. JOIN THIS PRIORITY

Priority: Mental Health

Vision:  Oneida County residents will live in a community that promotes and supports mental and emotional well-being across the life span. JOIN THIS PRIORITY Goals: By December 31, 2016, increase the awareness of mental health disorders while simultaneously decreasing social

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.