About Women Infants & Children (WIC)

WIC provides nutritional education and support, promoting good health for pregnant, breastfeeding, and post-partum women, infants and children up to the age of 5.

Studies show that WIC plays an important role in improving birth outcomes and containing health care costs. A five-year WIC evaluation conducted for the Department of Agriculture, and studies by the Centers for Disease Control and the National Bureau of Economic

Oregon WIC

Who is Eligible?

What About Fathers, Step-Parents, Guardians, & Foster Parents?            

 FATHERS of children under the age of 5 are encouraged to enroll their children in the WIC program. Just like any PARENT or GUARDIAN, fathers can bring their children to appointments, attend nutrition education classes, and cash food vouchers for their children. Active participation by fathers is a great help in keeping WIC children healthy

Are Services Free?

 YES! All WIC services are free to those who are eligible!

Focus on Improved Health  

Eligibility Requirements:

What Services Does WIC Provide?

Immunizations

Is your child up to date? Vitally necessary immunizations for children and adults against vaccine preventable diseases such as diphtheria, polio, whooping cough, measles and hepatitis are available at the Wasco-Sherman Public Health Department ANYTIME!

 No one will be denied stated supported vaccine due to inability to pay.

Access To Health & Other Social Services
WIC refers to a variety of health and social services agencies and programs. Some examples are:

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