WIC Program seeks public comment about 2019 State Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Amanda Martin
(334) 206-5673

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides nutrition education and supplemental foods, and serves pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women and children up to age 5 whose family incomes are up to 185 percent of poverty. Special emphasis is placed on participation of infants, children and high-risk pregnant women.

The WIC Program regulations require public comment from interested individuals in the writing of the 2019 State Plan of Program Operations for the WIC Program.

The plan may be reviewed between September 4-18, 2018, online at alabamapublichealth.gov/wic.

Written comments may be e-mailed via the alabamapublichealth.gov website or mailed to the following address by September 18, 2018:

Alabama Department of Public Health
WIC Program, Attention Amanda Martin
The RSA Tower, Suite 1300
201 Monroe St.
P.O. Box 303017
Montgomery, Ala. 36130-3017
Telephone: (334) 206-5673

The USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

County health departments throughout Alabama provide a wide range of confidential and professional services. Call 1-800-545-1098 or contact your local county health department for additional information.

Mission : To promote, protect, and improve the health of individuals and communities in Alabama.

Vision : Assure the health of Alabamians by promoting healthy, safe, prepared, and informed communities.

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09/04/2018


ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
RSA Tower 201 Monroe Street, Suite 910, Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: (334) 206-5300 | Fax: (334) 206-5520