Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

The special supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides federal grants to states for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

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Oneida County Health Department

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What is WIC?

Posted on Nov 3rd, 2014

Do you have a child that is under five years old? Are you pregnant or breastfeeding? WIC can help! WIC can provide you with: nutrition…

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Farmers Market

Posted on Jun 26th, 2014

Farmers Market season is now among us, what does that mean? Local, fresh, seasonal produce. Think about how far the food we purchase at the grocery…

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What is WIC?

Posted on Sep 11th, 2013

Do you have a child that is under five years old? Are you pregnant or breastfeeding? WIC can help! WIC can provide you with: nutrition…

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Infant Massage

Posted on Jul 10th, 2013

Who doesn’t like a good massage? Well, your baby is no exception to this rule. I know whenever I give my children a massage, they get this blissed…

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National Folic Acid Awareness Week

Posted on Jan 10th, 2013

  January 6th -12th is dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of folic acid.  Folic acid is a B vitamin that the body uses when…

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October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month

Posted on Oct 24th, 2012

Follow these recommendations from the Safe to Sleep…

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Fruits and Veggies: More Matters

Posted on Sep 5th, 2012

As the mornings are getting more brisk it feels like fall is just around the corner. This is a great time to get to your local farmers market and…

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Infant Massage

Posted on Jul 10th, 2012

Who doesn’t like a good massage?  Well, your baby is no exception to this rule. I know whenever I give my children a massage, they get this…

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Oneida County Health Department Car Seat Safety Check Event A Success

Posted on Jun 20th, 2012

The Oneida County Health department, in collaboration with Safe Kids Worldwide, conducted a free car seat inspection event on Monday June 18, 2012…

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Safe Sleep Program

Posted on Mar 5th, 2012

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of death of infants between 1 month and 1 year of age and claims the lives of approximately…

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Dealing with a Picky Eater

Posted on Jan 30th, 2012

Often kids will go through their moments when they will refuse their favorite food, refuse veggies or seemingly refuse food all together. This can…

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Pregnancy, Oral Health and You

Posted on Aug 15th, 2011

This video provides information on oral health and oral hygiene for pregnant and parenting women and their infants. The content focuses on the…

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WIC, You and the Grocery Store, Too!

Posted on Mar 14th, 2011

The WIC, You and the Grocery Store, Too! video will explain how to use WIC checks at the store to buy the correct amounts of the WIC approved…

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“In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”

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.