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East Jackson Health Department Wic - Jackson WIC Clinics

  • Name
  • East Jackson Health Department WIC
  • Address
  • 589 E College St
    Jackson, TN 38301
  • Phone Number
  • (731) 423-3020
  • Fax
  • (731) 927-8602
  • Operation hours
  • Type
  • Clinic/Application Site
  • Web Site
  • http://www.co.madison.tn.us/
  • Services Offered
  • Nutrition Education; Supplemental Foods; Breastfeeding Promotion and Support; Referrals For Health Care
  • Description
  • Food, nutrition counseling and access to health services are provided to women, infants and children under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, popularly known as WIC. WIC is particularly effective in improving the health of pregnant women, new mothers, and their infants. WIC participation is linked to longer gestation periods, higher birthwieghts, and lower infant mortality. About 45 percent of the babies born in the U.S. are served by WIC.
  • Phone 2
  • Contact Person
  • E-Mail
  • WIC Foods
  • Infant Cereal; Infant Vegetables; Infant Fruits; Infant Meat; Infant Formula; Whole Wheat/Whole Grain Bread, Buns and Rolls; Tortillas; 100% Whole Wheat Macaroni (Pasta); Brown Rice; Bulgur (Cracked Wheat); Oatmeal; Whole Grain Barley; Fruits & Vegetables; Milk and Milk Substitutes (Milk, Tofu, Soy Beverage); Cheese; Eggs; Dried Beans, Peas & Canned Beans; Juice; Peanut Butter; Canned Fish (Light Tuna, Salmon And Sardines)

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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.