Women, Infants and Children
The Oregon Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program provides nutrition education and evaluations to help keep pregnant and postpartum women, infants and children under five healthy and strong. WIC provides supplemental foods that help families stay healthy and provides breastfeeding education and one on one support for new moms.
WIC WORKS WONDERS!
Women in the WIC program have access to healthier foods, which leads to healthier babies, and receive early prenatal care.
Infants born to WIC mothers weigh more and grow and develop better.
Children on WIC eat foods with more iron and vitamin C, visit their doctors regularly and are more likely to stay up to date on immunizations.
APPLYING FOR WIC
To make an appointment, call the Grant County Health Department at (541) 575-0429. WIC Program staff will tell you what to bring to your appointment.
At your appointment, a WIC certified professional will check your diet and review your health history. You will receive nutrition information and counseling, referrals to other services and food instruments (checks) to buy foods such as:
HOW WIC WORKS
The WIC staff is a caring team of experts who provide:
For more information about WIC please call the Grant County Health Dept. at 541-575-0429