Nutrition Education / Women, Infants, and Children Program
Park County Public Health's Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) is a nutrition education and free health food program. WIC provides nutrition and breastfeeding education, health referrals and supplemental food to pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women and infants and children up to age 5. Households with a low to medium income or who receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Health first Colorado (Medicaid), or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) are income eligible.
WIC Clinics include:
Great health and nutrition advice through each stage of your pregnancy or your child's growth
Participants receive an electronic benefit card to purchase healthy foods including fresh produce, whole grains, milk, yogurt, cheese, eggs, legumes, cereal, baby food, and formula, if needed. A shopping app helps you see your available food benefits.
Referrals to other community programs or health services when needed
Park County Public Health (PCPH) continues to encourage everyone who is eligible for COVID19 vaccines to get vaccinated as soon as possible. Reminder to look out for COVID19 symptoms, free weekly testing sites are still available. Read on...
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