September 1, 2017

State of Alabama
Press Release: Public Health, Alabama Department of

WIC Program seeks public comment about 2018 State Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Amanda Martin, (334) 206-5673

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides nutrition education and supplemental foods, and serves pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women and children up to age 5 whose family incomes are up to 185 percent of the federal poverty level. Special emphasis is placed on participation of infants, children, and high-risk pregnant women.

The WIC Program regulations require public comment from interested individuals in the writing of the 2018 State Plan of Program Operations for the WIC Program.

The plan may be reviewed between September 1-15, 2017, online at alabamapublichealth.gov/wic.

Written comments may be e-mailed via the alabamapublichealth.gov website or mailed to the following address by September 15, 2017:

Alabama Department of Public Health
WIC Program, Attention Amanda Martin
The RSA Tower, Suite 1300
201 Monroe St.
P.O. Box 303017
Montgomery, Ala. 36130-3017
Telephone: (334) 206-5673

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