October 1, 2019

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

WIC Program seeks public comment about 2020 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 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 2020 State Plan of Program Operations for the WIC Program.

The plan may be reviewed between October 1-15, 2019, online at alabamapublichealth.gov/wic.

Written comments may be e-mailed via alabamapublichealth.gov/wic/contact or mailed to the following address by October 15, 2019:

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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