September 1, 2022

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

Alabama WIC Program seeks public comment about 2023 State Plan


CONTACT: Allison Hatchett, (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, infants, and children up to age 5 whose family income is 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 each state agency to establish a procedure under which members of the general public are provided an opportunity to comment on the development of the state agency plan.

Alabama WIC Program’s 2023 State Plan of Program Operations may be reviewed between September 1- 15, 2022, online at

Written comments may be e-mailed via or mailed to the following address by September 15, 2022:

Alabama Department of Public Health
WIC Program, Attention Allison Hatchett
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. Contact your local county health department for additional information.

Mission: To promote, protect, and improve Alabama’s health

Vision: Healthy People. Healthy Communities. Healthy Alabama.

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