Our mission is to prevent disease, assure a healthful environment, prolong life, and promote well being for the citizens of Medina County.
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Does your family qualify for the WIC program?

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Who Qualifies for the WIC Program

  • Pregnant women 
  • Women breastfeeding an infant younger than 12 months of age
  • Women who had a baby within the last six months, infants and children up to five years of age
  • Income eligible. Income guidelines for WIC are listed on the Ohio WIC website
  • Must be a resident of the state of Ohio currently living in Medina County
 
 
If you think you may qualify for WIC service, call us at  330-723-9688 option 4. Have your most current paycheck in hand when you call so we can  pre-screen your income qualifications and determine if you are eligible. If you do qualify, we can schedule your first appointment. 
 

 

What should you bring with you to each appointment? 

After your first appointment, please always bring the following:

  • Valid ID (photo ID preferred)
  • Completed forms
  • Your child/children
  • Proof of income (current pay stubs, child support, or Medicaid card)
  • Shot records
  • Proof of address
  • Proof of pregnancy if you are pregnant

 

What to expect at your WIC appointment

  • Your child's height, weight, and iron will be measured
  • You will talk with a dietitian to complete your nutrition and health assessment and nutrition counseling will be provided
  • You will learn about other helpful resources and agencies available in the community
  • If  qualifications are met and you bring all required documentation you will receive a WIC supplemental food package to purchase healthy foods at the store
  • You will learn how to participate in the WIC program and use your WIC nutrition card in the store
  • Please allow 1-2 hours for your appointment

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