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Kristi Crosier--WIC Coordinator/ Nutritionist

Bobbie Sager--WIC Certifier

Brittany Dominick--Breast Feeding Peer Councilor

The purpose of the Special Supplemental Nutritional Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is to promote and maintain the health and well being of nutritionally at-risk pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children. WIC provides supplemental nutritious foods, nutrition and breastfeeding information, and referral to other health and nutrition services. WIC promotes and supports breastfeeding.

Who is eligible for WIC?

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

Be pregnant, post partum up to 6 months or breastfeeding mother, an infant up to age one, or a child up to age 5;

Be a resident of Missouri;

Be income eligible, or receive Medicaid and/or MC+ ;

Click here to see the income guidelines.

Have a health or nutrition need.

How do I get on WIC? Click here to find information about how to
participate in WIC?

For information about the WIC program contact the Mississippi County Health Department online or call 573-683-2191 or 573-649-5502. To sign-up for the program, visit our office in Charleston or East Prairie.

http://health.mo.gov/living/families/wic/