Southeastern Idaho Public Health

WIC is an equal opportunity provider. WIC es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

The WIC program knows that your family’s health is important. Our goal is to help you and your family thrive by promoting healthy lifestyle choices. WIC benefits are for pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children up to 5 years old (or the father, guardian or foster parent of an eligible infant or child).

WIC has 10 locations in Southeastern Idaho

Aberdeen (208) 397-3764 American Falls (208) 226-5096
Arco (208) 527-3463 Blackfoot (208) 785-2160
Fort Hall (208) 238-5448 Malad (208) 766-4764
Montpelier (208) 847-3000 Pocatello (208) 239-5263
Preston (208) 852-0478 Soda Springs (208) 547-4375

How WIC helps:

WIC helps families by providing:

  • Healthy supplemental foods from local grocery stores.
  • Nutrition education
  • Help finding healthcare and other community services
  • Breastfeeding information and support and breast pumps in some cases

To qualify for WIC, you must:

  • Be a resident of Idaho
  • Meet income guidelines
  • Be a woman who is pregnant or has just given birth, or an infant or a child under 5 years old (or the father, guardian or foster parent of an eligible infant or child)

If you feel you quality, please contact the nearest WIC office to schedule an appointment.

What to expect at your WIC appointment:

At the WIC clinic:

  • Your eligibility will be determined and you will be asked to show proof of income, address, and identification for everyone applying for WIC
  • You and your children will be weighed and measured
  • Your children’s growth and development will be explained to you
  • You and your children will receive an iron screening (finger or toe poke)
  • You and your children’s diet will be evaluated
  • Your medical/nutritional history will be taken
  • You and your children will be evaluated for medical/nutritional risk

At your appointment, the WIC staff will check your diet and review your health history. If you are eligible, you will receive nutritional information and counseling, referrals to other services, and vouchers to buy WIC-approved foods at your local grocery store.

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Community Resources

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  COMMUNITY RESOURCES 2021
  Creating a healthy environment for your child.
  Making healthy choices during pregnancy.
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