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Jerseyville WIC Clinics

Below are WIC Clinics and Programs in Jerseyville

Jersey County Health Department Wic

1307 Illinois 109, Jerseyville IL 62052

WIC stands for Women, Infants, and Children supplemental food program. The WIC program is a federally funded program which provides nutritious foods, education, and health assessments to all qualifying: 1. Pregnant women; 2. Post partum mothers (up to six months); 3. Breastfeeding mothers (up to one year); 4. Infants; 5. Children (up to age five). WIC strives to improve the health of participants by providing individual health and nutrition assessments. Participants receive food instruments to redeem at local stores for foods that are high in vitamins and minerals. Participants must provide proof of residency and proof of income.

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.