September 4, 2018

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

WIC Program seeks public comment about 2019 State Plan


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 poverty. 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 2019 State Plan of Program Operations for the WIC Program.

The plan may be reviewed between September 4-18, 2018, online at

Written comments may be e-mailed via the website or mailed to the following address by September 18, 2018:

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



The USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

County health departments throughout Alabama provide a wide range of confidential and professional services. Call 1-800-545-1098 or contact your local county health department for additional information.

Mission : To promote, protect, and improve the health of individuals and communities in Alabama.

Vision : Assure the health of Alabamians by promoting healthy, safe, prepared, and informed communities.

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