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WIC Program Contacts:

Phone: (651)-565-5200
Fax: (651)-565-2637


Wanda Lee, LPN                                Tammy Fiedler, RN                         Lori Murray, PHN                               

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What is WIC (Women Infants Children)?

  • WIC is a nutrition education program. WIC provides supplemental foods which promote good health for pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to age five.

Who is eligible to receive WIC in Wabasha County?

  • Pregnant Women
  • Breastfeeding Women
  • Women who have a baby less than six months old
  • Infants and children up to five years old who:
    • live in this county
    • are at nutritional risk
    • meet our liberal income guidelines

How do you get WIC?

  • Make an appointment with WIC
  • Talk with a WIC health professional at your appointment.
  • If eligible, you will be given coupons for nutritious foods.
  • You will be given a list of grocery stores where you can shop to exchange your coupons for WIC approved foods.

WIC Provides....

  • Nutrition advice and tips
  • Healthy foods like fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grain cereals, bread and tortillas, low fat milk and baby foods.
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Caring and suuportive

How do I get information about WIC?

  • For information, or to ask the location of the WIC clinic closest to you, please call the Minnesota WIC toll-free number (1-800-WIC-4030)

 

 

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