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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

Why Fluoride?

Oneida County Health Department can provide your child with dietary fluoride supplements if your child: Lives in Oneida County Is between the ages of 6 months to 16 years (babies start solid foods @ 6 months of age and solid

MARCH IS NATIONAL COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

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

Have a Healthy Baby

Get early and regular prenatal care. Whether this is your first pregnancy, or third, health care is extremely important. Your doctor will check to make sure you and the baby are healthy at each visit. If there are any problems,

Children’s Dental Health

Tips to reduce your children’s risk of tooth decay: – Sugary foods and drinks should be consumed with meals. Saliva production increases during meals and helps neutralize acid production and rinse food particles from the mouth. – Limit between-meal snacks.

COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

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

Northwoods Dental Project receives Wisconsin Seal-A-Smile Grant Award

Northwoods Dental Project has been awarded $17,640 from the Wisconsin Seal-A-Smile (SAS) program. Wisconsin SAS is a statewide sealant program that offers grants to local school-based dental sealant programs. SAS is funded by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)

Why Fluoride?

Oneida County Health Department can provide your child with dietary fluoride supplements if your child: Lives in Oneida County Is between the ages of 6 months to 16 years (babies start solid foods at 6 months of age and solid foods

Children with Special Health Care Needs

The Children with Special Health Care Needs Program provides information, referral and care coordination services to children with special health care needs. These services are provided through a contract with the Northern Region Children with Special Health Care Needs Center. Links:

Immunization Program

What Vaccines Do You Need? Take the Quiz Now! Infant and childhood immunizations are available by appointment at no charge at Oneida County Health Department. Routine adult immunizations are also available. The Wisconsin Immunization Law requires children in licensed day

Injury Prevention

Oneida County Health Department’s efforts in injury prevention reduce death and disability from intentional and unintentional injury through coordination and implementation of health promotion and education programs and special events. Injuries occur in highly predictable patterns with recognizable risk factors

Nutrition

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

Northwoods Dental Project

The Northwoods Dental Project is a public-private partnership that provides community members in Forest, Oneida and Vilas Counties access to oral health care. We strive to educate and advocate for all who come to us for care. Northwoods Dental Project |

Fluoride Supplement Program

Tooth decay is no longer considered inevitable. Among recent major public health accomplishments in the past 50 years the reduction of tooth decay attributed to the fluoridation of public water supplies. Research has shown that adequate amounts of fluoride reduces

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.