The mission of the WIC program is to
improve the health status and prevent health problems among
Ohio’s at-risk women, infants, and children.
What is WIC?
WIC is a nutrition education program. WIC
provides nutritious foods which promote good health for pregnant
women, women who just had a baby, breastfeeding moms, infants,
and children up to age five.
Who is eligible for WIC?
Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or
have a baby less than six months old, and infants and children
up to five years old are eligible to apply for WIC
To qualify for services you must: live in
Ohio, meet WIC income guidelines, and meet certain nutritional
or health risks.
What does WIC provide?
WIC provides: nutrition education and
support; breastfeeding education and support; referral for
health care; immunization screening and referral; supplemental
foods like milk, cereal, juice, eggs etc.
How do I find out more?
If you or someone you know is interested in
applying for WIC services and you currently live in Fairfield
County, you can:
Call the Fairfield Department of Health WIC
office, 740-652-2800 or Stop by the WIC office at the Fairfield
Department of Health, 1587 Granville Pike in Lancaster to pick
up an application.