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For more information please contact:
Shawnee Douglas, WIC Coordinator
Nissa Compton, WC
573-436-9403 

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To apply for WIC benefits, you must visit a WIC agency near you.

For additional assistance finding a WIC agency, please contact TEL-LINK at 1-800-TEL-LINK or 1-800-835-5465.

What benefits does WIC offer?

The WIC program provides breastfeeding support, nutrition education, referrals to appropriate health agencies, and nutritious foods for eligible applicants.

Who is eligible to receive WIC benefits?

WIC serves pregnant women, non-breastfeeding postpartum women (up to 6 months after delivery or termination of the pregnancy), breastfeeding women (up to 1 year after delivery as long as they are breastfeeding the baby), infants from birth up to 1 year of age, and children up to their 5th birthday.

All applicants must meet income guidelines.

Individuals who meet income and category guidelines will be assessed for nutritional risk factors during the certification process.

In accordance with Fedral law and U.S. Department of Ariculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  To file a complaint of discimination, write to the U.S. Department of Agriculture , Director, Office of Adjudication and Compliance, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC, 20250-9410, or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Washington County Health Department
520 Purcell Drive
Potosi * MO * 63664
Phone: (573) 438-2164 * Fax: (573) 438-4759

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