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Tillman County Health Department
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 Tillman 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 580-335-2163 to arrange a meeting time and place.
Who is eligible for WIC?
Will I qualify for WIC benefits?
You might qualify if you:
Monday through Friday
8:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 5:00pm.
Need A WIC Appointment
Did you hear that applying for your WIC appointment is easier? To become a WIC client start your application here by clicking on this link,
Call the TCHD WIC Clinic at 580-335-2163 to schedule an appointment to visit the clinic. Walk-ins are welcome if staff is available.
The person receiving the benefits will need to attend the appointment. You will need to bring proof of identification, income and address.
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. Please contact 580-335-2163 for additional information and questions.
WIC Nutrition/Health Assessment
The WIC Nutrition/Health Assessment forms for pregnant women, postpartum women, infants, and children are part of a complete nutrition assessment and capture medical history information necessary for determining WIC eligibility.
Notice of Proxy
The Notice of Proxy provides a mechanism to enable WIC participants to be represented by another person to continue program benefits when they are unable to come to the clinic during regular hours.
Exception Request for Formula/Food
No fee is charged.
Nutrition classes are held at the health department. Please call 580-335-2163 to find out the current days and times. 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.
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. TCHD offers nursing advice that can help breastfeeding moms be successful.
For those who wish to breast feed, breast pumps will be issued, if available, and you meet requirements.
Services are usually provided by RDs, RNs, or PCAs. For questions please call 580-335-2163.
USDA, OSDH, and TCHD are equal opportunity providers and employers.
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