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USDA Proposes Updates to Foods Provided Through WIC
USDA Proposes Updates to Foods Provided Through WIC
USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service announced proposed changes to the foods prescribed to WIC participants. These science-based revisions incorporate recommendations from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025.
Breastfeeding Peer Counseling
WIC Breastfeeding Award of Excellence
The 2023 WIC Breastfeeding Award of Excellence application period opens on October 17 and closes December 22. The annual program recognizes exemplary local WIC breastfeeding programs and provides models to motivate other agencies to strengthen their breastfeeding promotion and support activities.
WIC Breastfeeding Support
WIC Breastfeeding Support
Whether a WIC participant is learning about breastfeeding, starting to breastfeed, overcoming challenges, or thriving, WIC Breastfeeding Support has the information, resources and support to help participants meet their breastfeeding goals. It also contains many downloadable resources for WIC State and local agencies to share with participants and external partners.
WH Conference on Hunger and Health
White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health
On September 28, the Biden-Harris Administration hosted the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health. In addition, the Administration announced a National Strategy to catalyze the public and private sectors to address the intersections between food, hunger, nutrition, and health.
Vaccinations and Immunizations
2022 Immunization Webinar for WIC Staff
In September, Vaccinate Your Family and their partners at the USDA FNS, National WIC Association, and the CDC held their annual immunization webinar created specifically for WIC staff. In case you weren’t able to attend, follow the link below to watch the recorded webinar.

Welcome to the WIC Works Resource System

The WIC Works Resource System is an education and training center for the staff of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).

New Resources

What do i do with root vegetables

What Do I Do With Root Vegetables?

Although root vegetables grow underground and out of sight, these hearty and nutritious vegetables deserve to be featured on our plates! Cultivate your knowledge about various root vegetables and find recipes here.
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Recipe
Get Your Flu Shot

National Influenza Vaccination Week

Learn and educate about the flu, including how it differs from COVID-19 and a cold, and help participants and their children find a flu vaccine near them.
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Meal of the Month Child Eating

WIC Meals of the Month: Index

Looking for a recipe rich in a specific nutrient? Check out this index.
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Recipe
The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline provides 24/7 free and confidential support via phone or text for people in distress. This shorter phone number makes it easier for people to remember and access mental health crisis services.