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Douglas County Health Department Wic - Ava WIC Clinics

  • Name
  • Douglas County Health Department WIC
  • Address
  • 603 NW 12th Ave., Bldg. C
    Ava, MO 65608
  • Phone Number
  • (417) 683-4174
  • Fax
  • Operation hours
  • Type
  • Clinic/Application Site
  • Web Site
  • http://dchd.org/
  • Services Offered
  • Nutrition education and guidance; Health screenings which include height/weight and BMI (Body Mass Index) charting as well as hemoglobin testing; Breastfeeding education and support; Issuance of vouchers/checks to purchase nutritious foods at local grocery stores to supplement your diet; Referrals for health care
  • Description
  • WIC is a federally funded program designed to improve the nutritional health of financially eligible women, infants and children up to age 5. WIC serves pregnant women, non-breastfeeding postpartum women (up to 6 months after delivery or termination of the pregnancy), breastfeeding women (up to 1 year after delivery as long as they are breastfeeding the baby), infants from birth up to 1 year of age, and children up to their 5th birthday. Individuals who meet income and category guidelines will be assessed for nutritional risk factors during the certification process.
  • Phone 2
  • Contact Person
  • E-Mail
  • WIC Foods
  • Cheese; Milk; Goat Milk; Soymilk; Yogurt; Tofu; Eggs; Peanut Butter; Beans; Cold Cereals; Hot Cereals; Fruit Juice - Women; Juice 100% - Children; Bread; Brown Rice; Tortillas; Fruits; Vegetables; Infant Foods (Infant Cereals, Infant Fruits and Vegetables, Infant Formula, Infant Meats); Canned Fish;

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WIC Resources

  • WIC Breast Feeding Support
    Breastfeeding is essential in infant development and is recommended by the Women, Infant, and Child Program to be the best way of feeding babies.
  • WIC Eligibility Criteria
    To qualify for WIC benefits, applicants must meet Categorical, Residential, Income and Nutritional Risk Requirements.