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Clinical Services: WIC
   
 
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a nutrition program that helps pregnant women, women who have recently had a baby, breastfeeding women and children younger than 5 years old. It helps them to eat well, stay healthy, and learn about nutrition. Nutrition education and counseling, nutritious foods, and help accessing other health care services during important times of growth and development are provided.
 
   
 
New WIC App!
   
 
 
   
 
What does WIC provide?
   
 
Nutrition education and services
 
Breastfeeding promotion and education
 
A monthly food prescription of nutritious foods
 
Access to maternal, prenatal and pediatric health-care services.
 
   
 
How do I get WIC?
   
 
Contact the WIC Program at the Anderson County Health Department to see if you qualify. To qualify you, staff will:
   
    1.  Do a simple health and diet screening to see if you have a nutritional or health need.
 
    2.  Ask your identity and residence. You will be asked to show ID and proof of where
         you live.
 
    3.  Ask your household income to see if you meet income guidelines. You will meet
         these if you show proof that  you receive KTAP, Food Stamps, or Medicaid; or a
         pregnant woman or infant in your household receives Medicaid; or a member of your
         household receives KTAP; or your household income is at or below 185% of
         the poverty level.
 
   
   
       
Anderson County Health Department
1180 Glensboro Road • Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 • 502.839.4551 • FAX:502.839.8099
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