COVID-19 Community Resources

Mar 20, 2020

Community Resources- Information on childcare, healthcare, food programs, volunteer needs and other community resources.

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Area Help Lines and Support Services

Area Chamber Updates and Local Business Information

Rhinelander Area Business Changes and Updates

N.A.M.I.- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (N.A.M.I.) Northern Lakes is temporarily closed is alignment with the Governor’s “Safer-at home” orders.  If you or know of someone who is in need of Peer Support, there are Peer Support Specialists available via phone or email.  More information at 715-369-4740.

Rhinelander Area Food Pantry- The Rhinelander Food Pantry is open for regular distribution times. Mondays (3-6p), Wednesdays (4-7p) and Saturdays (10:30a-1p).  The only difference is, customers will not be allowed in the building, but rather remain in their vehicles until they can come up to the front door, one at a time, to receive their food allotment.

Rhinelander District Library – LIBRARY CLOSURE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE- It is clear to protect the safety of our patrons and employees and community as a whole; the Rhinelander District Library must remain closed until the end of the Safer at Home order.   As that time approaches, library management will evaluate the situation how and when to provide services, including curbside delivery. Until then, please do not return materials to the Rhinelander District Library at this time.  The drop boxes remain closed.  All materials checked out will have due dates extended.  Fines will be forgiven for items due during this time. Library cards set to expire in this period will also have their dates extended. 

*WiFi internet is available 24/7 outside the building.  Please, if possible, remain in your car while using this resource. RDL offers many items electronically.  Downloadable e-books and audiobooks are available through the Wisconsin Public Library Consortium via Libby and Overdrive. has made their databases available with a library card.  Badgerlink provides multiple reference resources.  Gale Courses are available for academic and self-improvement classes.   Virtual story times for children and adults—as well as other virtual concerts, theater, and tours will be linked on RDL’s Facebook page If you require a library card or need to renew one that somehow became out of date, a form is available on the library’s website.  Please check the library website , , for any updates.  

St. Augustine Episcopal Church-  in Rhinelander will be hosting The Table, the free meal program held the last day of each month, Thursday, April 30th, with some adjustments.  Rather than being served on-site, take-out meals will be provided.  You may pick up your family’s meals beginning at 5:30pm.  Delivery can be arranged by calling the delivery request phone number prior to 3pm Thursday, April 30th at 715-420-0066.

Eagle River Area Updates

Three Lakes Area Updates

Demmer Library- The Demmer Library in Three Lakes is offering posted content online during this time of Safer-at-home.  Demmer Library on Facebook or by clicking the link provided.  More information at email: demmer (at)

Minocqua Area Updates

Northwoods Wildlife Center- The Northwoods Wildlife Center is taking necessary precautions due to COVID-19.  Spring is a busy time as many may find orphaned or injured animals on their property.  NWC is available to help 24/7 at 715-356-7400. 

Boulder Junction Area Resources