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Wabasha County Public Health

WIC - Supplemental Nutrition Program

Wabasha County Public Health Services

411 Hiawatha Dr E, Wabasha, MN, 55981-1573

Distance: 976 Miles

(651) 565-5200

Website

http://www.co.wabasha.mn.us/index.php/departments/public-health

Service Details

Description

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a nutrition program that assists eligible low income pregnant women, new mothers, babies and young children to eat well, learn about nutrition, and stay healthy.


WIC services include:
* Nutrition information for having a healthy pregnancy and for feeding your family
* Support for breastfeeding
* Nutritious foods, including fruits and vegetables, whole grains, milk, eggs and more
* Referrals to other health and/or social services for you and your family


Find grocery stores where you can use your WIC Card


See foods available through WIC


See how to use your WIC Card


Features

  • Client Conveniences
    • Assistance with community resources 
  • Medical Services
    • Nutrition assessment and/or counseling 
  • Payment
    • Free / no cost to eligible clients 
  • Specialization
    • Family 
    • Female 
    • People with low income 

Eligibility

Who is eligible for WIC?
* Women who are pregnant or have been pregnant within the past 6 months
* Breastfeeding women (within the first year of birth)
* Infants, birth to 1 year, and children, from 1 year of age to their 5th birthday


Parents (and foster parents or guardians) of children under 5 years of age can apply for their children.


To be eligible for WIC in Minnesota, a family must also:
* Be living in Minnesota. Apply in the county where you live.


* Meet WIC income guidelines, or be enrolled in another program such as MinnesotaCare.


Find out if you might be eligible


Application Instructions

Find a WIC clinic near you and schedule an appointment


Bring to your appointment:
* All children under 5 years old
* Proof of identity for each woman and child
* Proof of all income for the family
* Proof of address


More information about what to bring and expect


Fees

There is no fee for this service.


Area Served

Wabasha County


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (651) 565-5200
FAX (651) 565-2637

Last Update

7/14/2020

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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