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San Diego Wic Clinic - San Diego WIC Clinics

  • Name
  • San Diego WIC Clinic
  • Address
  • 109 W. Gravis
    San Diego, TX 78384
  • Phone Number
  • (361) 279-8396
  • Fax
  • Operation hours
  • Mon, Wed, Fri: 8:00am - 12:00noon, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Type
  • Clinic/Application Site
  • Web Site
  • http://www.cityoflaredo.com/
  • Services Offered
  • Nutritious foods; Nutrition education; Breastfeeding information and support; Referrals to health and social service programs
  • Description
  • A nutrition program designed to detect nutritionally "at risk" women, infants and children and assistance to prevent low-birth weight and premature infants, iron deficiency anemia, failure to thrive, obesity, etc. WIC serves pregnant, breastfeeding (for one year), and postpartum (for six months) women, as well as infants and children up to five years of age. WIC promotes breastfeeding and provides special nutrition classes, individual counseling, frequent follow up to high risk clients, health assessment, health care and social service referrals, and immunizations. 3,000 children are immunized by the WIC program each month. Foods provided by the WIC Program are based on their nutritious protein, vitamin, calcium, iron and low sugar content. Nutrition and health education is also provided as well as limited nutritional health screening. Among the 8 WIC clinics, an average of 21,000 participants are seen per month. About 20,000 food packages with an average value of $47.00 are distributed per month, totalling more than $940,000 worth of food vouchers.
  • Phone 2
  • Contact Person
  • Elida J. Estrada
  • E-Mail
  • WIC Foods
  • Cereal; Whole Grains (Bread (Whole-Wheat), Tortillas (Corn or Whole-Wheat), Brown Rice, Oatmeal, Whole-Wheat Pasta); Fruits and Vegetables (Fresh and Frozen Fruits and Vegetables, Vitamin C-Rich 100% Juice); Dairy/Soy (Fat-Free and Low-Fat (1%) Milk For Women and Children 2 to 5 Years, Whole Milk for Children 12 to 24 Months, Cheese, Kosher Milk and Cheese, Soy Milk and Tofu, Yogurt); Protein Foods (Eggs, Dry Beans, Split Peas or Lentils, Canned Beans, Peanut Butter, Canned Tuna and Salmon For Exclusively Breastfeeding Mothers); Baby Foods (Baby Cereal, Baby Food Fruits and Vegetables, Baby Food Meats For Exclusively Breastfeeding Babies, Formula)

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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.