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Cape Girardeau WIC Clinics

Below are WIC Clinics and Programs in Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau County Health Department Wic

1121 Linden Street, Cape Girardeau MO 63702

WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) is funded and administered at the national level by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). At the state level, the program is operated by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Bureau of Nutrition Services and WIC. The Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center operates the program at the local level. WIC is a nutrition education and supplemental food program for pregnant women, infants, and children under the age of five. Income and medical nutrition guidelines apply. Services that are provided include health screening, risk assessment, nutrition education, breastfeeding education & counseling, and referrals for health care.

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.