Oklahoma, www.OK.gov <{$map[0].NAME}>

Contact  |  A-Z Health Index  |  Events & Meetings

get adobe reader

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

You can now request a WIC appointment online! Click here and complete the form. A health department representative will contact you to confirm your appointment.

Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children

Purpose

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

Contact with National USDA WIC site:
http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/

Services

During your appointment:

  • Your WIC professional will ask for a brief health and eating history
  • You will receive a weight and height check along with a finger blood test for anemia
  • You will learn how WIC foods will help you and your child
  • If you are eligible, you will receive your WIC food instruments on the day of your appointment and can go directly to the grocery store
  • Other follow-up appointments will be made for nutrition education and brief health assessments

Examples of typical WIC foods:

  • Milk
  • Juice
  • Cheese
  • Cereal
  • Beans
  • Peanut butter
  • Eggs
  • Formula
  • Certain Fruits and Vegetables

Enrollment Criteria

Anyone is eligible for services provided they meet the eligibility guidelines.

Clinic Hours/How to Make an Appointment

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Call for an appointment (580) 622-3716

Important Information

Nutrition classes are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Call for more specific class information.

Current authorized formulas are the following: Good Start and Good Start Soy.  Other formulas may be provided for infants with documented special needs.  

For those who wish to breast feed, breast pumps will be issued if available and you meet requirements.

Providers

Services are provided by Registered Nurses and Licensed Nutritionists.

For more information:
Phone:
(580) 622-3716

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 

 

Creating a State of Health Logo PHB seal Oklahoma Works Logo Oklahoma Supports Logo