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Mason County Health Department Wic - Havana WIC Clinics

  • Name
  • Mason County Health Department WIC
  • Address
  • 1002 East Laurel Avenue
    Havana, IL 62644
  • Phone Number
  • (309) 543-2201
  • Fax
  • (309) 543-2063
  • Operation hours
  • Mon - Thurs: 7:00am - 4:30pm
  • Type
  • Clinic/Application Site
  • Web Site
  • Services Offered
  • Healthy Foods; Breastfeeding Information; Nutrition and Child Health Information; Basic Health Screenings for your Child; Referrals to Other Services
  • Description
  • The WIC Program provides nutrition education, breast feeding information and peer counseling. WIC also provides healthy foods, basic checkups, developmental screenings and more to children under 5, infants, and pregnant or breastfeeding moms all over the county. I t is a service we take pride in and one that helps families get a great start. Even if you or your family members are working, it can be hard to make ends meet. The Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) may be able to help with the right food and advice on nutrition, health care, immunizations & more. WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. It is administered in Illinois by the Department of Human Services & is funded by the US Department of Agriculture. WIC helps parents to feed their children properly during critical periods of growth and development. The combination of nutrition education, nutritious foods and other health care services strengthens families long after their WIC eligibility has ended. That is one of the best parts about this program: it can set you and your family on the right path to good health and nutrition choices both now and in the future. Another advantage? Our peer counselor program. An everyday mom ,just like you, who has breastfed her children is on staff here at the Health Department to answer questions, give advice & offer encouragement to new moms & moms-to-be who are considering breastfeeding
  • Phone 2
  • Contact Person
  • Katie Sapp
  • E-Mail
  • WIC Foods
  • Milk; Juice; Eggs; Cheese; Cereal; Dry Beans or Peas; Peanut Butter

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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.