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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


As health care costs continue to rise, employers are searching for effective ways of lowering—or at least controlling—those costs.  One effective solution is worksite wellness programming.  Studies show that wellness programs reduce employee risks for disease and work-related injuries, decrease


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

Online Nutrition Education

Do your nutrition education ON THE INTERNET! It’s easy! You don’t have to be a computer whiz to use this progam. It’s fun! There are lots of good recipes and tips on preparing healthy food. It’s convenient! You can do

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

Nutrition Counseling & Education

Nutrition education programs and consultation are offered throughout the year for the media, parents, teachers, weight loss groups, health and community professionals, and at special events. Within the Oneida County Health Department, nutrition consultation and education are provided for the Women’s


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

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.