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Holiday Stress & Smoking

Are the holidays a stressful time for you? If so, you are not alone.  Many report feeling higher levels of stress during the holiday season.  For some it may be the extra pressures of hosting gatherings and for others it

Lung Cancer Awareness

 November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the time to raise awareness for lung cancer; the deadliest cancer with the lowest survival rate. The Northwoods Tobacco-Free Coalition (NWTFC) encourages you to take this opportunity to reflect on the terrible toll that

Tobacco Prevention & Treatment

Tobacco is the single most important preventable cause of disease and premature death in Oneida County. Records from 2004 Oneida County death certificates indicate medical certification that tobacco use contributed to 29% of the deaths in Oneida County. The Oneida

Wisconsin Wins Program

The Wisconsin Wins (WI WINS) campaign is a science-based, state-level initiative designed to decrease youth access to tobacco products. WI Wins was launched in the spring of 2002 as part of a comprehensive approach to preventing youth access to tobacco.

Smoke-Free Wisconsin Resources

Wisconsin’s workplaces went smoke-free on July 5, 2010.  Secondhand smoke is a proven health hazard. Wisconsin’s smoke-free air law protects workers and customers from the dangers of secondhand smoke. You will find valuable resources in the effort toward a smoke-free Wisconsin below. Wisconsin

Northwood’s Tobacco-Free Coalition

The Northwoods Tobacco-Free Coalition is a tobacco control and prevention coalition serving Oneida, Vilas, Forest, Florence, Price and Lincoln counties.  Together these six counties work to address tobacco related health concerns within the community. Their main focus areas are on:

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.