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Rescind Boil/Bottle Water Advisory for the Town of Crescent Water Spring

Water samples collected from the Crescent Town Spring on September 2nd and 3rd  were negative for coliform bacteria. Therefore, the boil water/bottled water advisory has been removed. The water in the Crescent Town Spring is again suitable for drinking. The

Town of Crescent Spring Water Contains High Levels of Chlorine

Disinfection of Spring Basin The Crescent Town Spring is in the process of being disinfected. Slow-dissolving chlorine tablets have been added to the interior of the spring basin, on Thursday, August 20, 2015. The tablets will release chlorine into the

Boil Water Advisory for the Town of Crescent Water Spring

Routine water sampling results indicated the presence of coliform bacteria in the drinking water at the Town of Crescent water spring on South River Road. Ice, food, and beverages prepared with this water must be discarded. If water must be

Rescind Boil/Bottle Water Advisory for the Town of Crescent Water Spring

Water samples collected from the Crescent Town Spring on July 9th and 10th were negative for coliform bacteria. Therefore, the boil water/bottled water advisory has been removed. The water in the Crescent Town Spring is again suitable for drinking. The

Disinfection Notice for the Town of Crescent Water Spring

The Crescent Town Water Spring is in the process of being disinfected. Chlorine tablets have been added to the interior of the spring basin, on Thursday, July 5, 2012. Chlorine will be present in the spring water basin for several

Boil/Bottle Water Advisory for the Town of Crescent Water Spring

During routine water sampling, samples indicated the presence of coliform bacteria in the drinking water at the Town of Crescentwater spring on South River Road. Ice, food, and beverages prepared with this water must be discarded. If water must be

Tickborne Illnesses: Prevention is the Key

Deer ticks can carry many diseases such as Erhlichiosis, Lyme Disase, Babesiosis, Powassan Virus, and  Anaplasmosis.  Many tickborne diseases can have similar signs and symptoms. If you have been bitten by a tick and develop the symptoms below within a

How to Avoid Heat Exhaustion

Heat exhaustion is a milder form of heat-related illness that can develop after several days of exposure to high temperatures and inadequate or unbalanced replacement of fluids. Those most prone to heat exhaustion are elderly people, those with high blood

Heat Can Pose a Health Risk

Health officials are urging people to learn the dangers associated with extreme heat and take protective safety measures in light of this week’s high temperatures in much of Wisconsin. “Sustained temperatures above 90 degrees pose a risk of heat-related illness

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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.