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Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

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wic logo - Copy (2)Our WIC Program offers:

  • Screening for nutrition and health needs.
  • Information on how to use WIC foods to improve health.
  • Benefits to buy foods that help keep you and your children healthy and strong.
  • Referrals to doctors, dentists, and programs like FoodShare, Medicaid, BadgerCare Plus, Wisconsin Works (W-2), and Head Start.
  • Information on healthy eating during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • Help with starting or continuing breastfeeding.
  • Infant formula, if needed.
  • Immunization referrals.
  • Blood lead testing (recommended at ages 1 and 2 to ensure your child is safe from lead exposure).

To be eligible for WIC benefits in Wisconsin, a person must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a pregnant, breastfeeding or new mother; be an infant up to age one; or be a child up to age 5; and
  • be a resident of Wisconsin; and
  • be income eligible; and
  • have a health or nutrition need.
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