What does WIC provide?
  • WIC foods include infant cereal, adult iron-fortified cereal, vitamin C-rich fruit or vegetable juice, eggs, milk, cheese, peanut butter, dried and canned beans/peas, and canned/foiled tuna or salmon. Soy-based beverages, tofu, fruits and vegetables, baby foods, whole-wheat bread, rice, and corn tortillas were recently added to better meet the nutritional needs of WIC participants. WIC recognizes and promotes breastfeeding as the optimal source of nutrition for infants. For women who do not fully breastfeed or choose not to breastfeed their infants, WIC provides iron-fortified infant formula.
  • Information about nutrition and health to help you and your family eat well and be healthy.
  • Support and information about breastfeeding.
  • Electric breast pump loaner program.
  • Help in finding health care and other community services.
  • Screen immunizations and make referrals when needed.
  • During the summer months, special coupons for participants (women and children 3 to 5 years of age) to take to the local farmers' market to buy fresh fruits and vegetables.

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1. What is WIC?
2. Who can apply for WIC?
3. Who is eligible for WIC?
4. What does WIC provide?
5. How do I apply for WIC?
6. What do I need to bring to my appointment?
7. What are some examples of these kinds of proof?
8. What happens at the WIC appointment?
9. How long can I be on WIC?
10. Where can I use my WIC vouchers?