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The goal of WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) program is to give our children the best possible start in life. This is done by providing nutrition education, breast feeding support, healthy foods, and health care referrals during the critical stages of fetal and childhood development. It is a nutrition education and supplemental food program for pregnant, breast-feeding, and postpartum women, infants, and children up to five years of age.
Contact to OSDH WIC web site: WIC
WIC Food Card - Card
National USDA WIC site: http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/
The Comanche County Health Department will be pleased to provide an outreach speaker to share information, discuss eligibility issues, and answer questions regarding the WIC program. Please call (580) 585-6625 to arrange a meeting time and place.
Who is eligible for WIC?
Will I qualify for WIC benefits?
You might qualify if you:
During your appointment:
Examples of typical WIC foods:
The following forms are routinely used by the WIC Program. Completion of forms prior to your WIC appointment may expedite your clinic visit. These forms may be faxed to 580-585-6657. Please contact 580-585-6625 for additional information and questions.
WIC Nutrition/Health Assessment
Notice of Proxy
Exception Request for Formula/Food
No fee is charged.
Clinic Hours/How to Make an Appointment
Monday through Friday
Call (580) 585-6625 for an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome.
Nutrition classes are currently held at Comanche County Health Department on the first and third Fridays. Please call 580-585-6625 for times and topics. On-line Nutrition Education classes are available for some classes - Click here to begin your online nutrition education. All you need to create an account is your demographics ID from your WIC Clinic.
Comanche County Health Department also offers WIC eligibility appointments and nutrition education classes on Fort Sill on the 3rd Tuesday of the month. The topics currently are general nutrition and breastfeeding. Please call the FT. Sill WIC office for times and more information at 580-558-8413. If no answer at this number please call 580-585-6625.
WIC contracts with certain formula companies to use their products. Other formulas may be provided for infants with documented special needs.
Breast Feeding Information and Support
The Oklahoma State Department of Health views breastfeeding as the normal way of feeding babies. Breastfeeding helps babies get the best start in life. It helps children reach their full potential for health and growth. Mothers everywhere have found that breastfeeding can work. CCHD offers a Peer Counseling Program that can help breastfeeding moms be successful.
WHAT DOES A PEER COUNSELOR DO?
HOW CAN A PEER COUNSELOR HELP YOU? Your WIC peer counselor can give you:
For those WIC clients who wish to breast feed, breast pumps will be issued if available and you meet requirements.
For WIC questions please call (580) 585-6625.
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