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Back to School: Driving and Pedestrian Safety

It is that time again, and soon we will see young pedestrians with backpacks heading to and from school. Walking to and from school is a healthy activity for children, when done safely and properly. Below are two short lists

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

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

Adolescence: Focusing on the Positive

Adolescence is a unique time in human development, when young people are transitioning to adulthood, establishing their identity, confronting new challenges, and trying to understand and interpret the world around them by taking risks and testing boundaries. Although risky behaviors

Egg Safety for the Holidays

Whether eggs are from a store or your local farmer, safe handling and cooking will reduce the chance of getting sick. Even the cleanest eggs that do not have cracks in the shell can contain salmonella, which can cause food

National Sleep Awareness Week

It is 10:00 PM, you are exhausted after a long day of work, chasing kids around, and taking care of the nightly chores. You lay down in your bed ready to fall into a deep sleep and after 30 minutes


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

National Poison Prevention Week

National Poison Prevention Week kicks off this week (March 15-21, 2015) The nation’s poison centers report more than 2 million poisonings each year, often requiring emergency medical care. Poisonings are usually associated with young children (under 5), but also can


GARDEN BASED NUTRITION GRANT FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL SCHOOLS AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS Northwoods LEAN (Linking Education, Activity and Nutrition) is a chronic disease prevention and management coalition dedicated to improving the health of residents in Oneida and Vilas Counties

Brain Awareness Week is March 10 – 16, 2014

How many times have you walked into a room and forgotten what you  came for?  Searched in vain for keys that have mysteriously disappeared?  Or forgotten the name of someone you should know? Moments of  forgetfulness happen to everyone, even


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Health Department Fees

Off-Site Fee (except flu clinics)                              $10.00 by appointment ADULT IMMUNIZATIONS (by appointment) Hepatitis A (adults)****                               $40.00 series of 2 – $40.00 each Hepatitis B (adult)****                                

Annual Report

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Internship Opportunities Internship Interest Form To find out about current employment opportunities with Oneida County, visit the county employment web page.

Oneida County Health Department Staff

Position Name Phone E-mail Director Linda Conlon 715-369-6111 Assistant Director Marta Koelling  715-369-6270 Account Technician Kerri Ison 715-369-6106 Account Clerk II Patricia Soder 715-369-6238 Receptionist Phyllis Wendler 715-369-6111 WIC Clerk Julie Brink 715-369-6109 Family

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.

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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.