Income Guidelines Clinic Schedule Nutrition Area WIC Vendors

 

WIC is a SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION PROGRAM FOR WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN.

The WIC Program provides services to pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children up to five years of age who are at nutritional risk.  Services are based on medical and income eligibility.  The primary services provided are:

WIC is available to low income families in Gentry, DeKalb, and Worth counties. Special formulas for infants with special needs (prematurity, hypo-allergenic, metabolic, etc.) are available with a Doctor's order.

The form to complete for a special formula can be found at the following:

http://www.dhss.mo.gov/living/families/wic/foodpackages/pdf/WIC-27.pdf

WIC INCOME GUIDELINES

http://www.dhss.mo.gov/living/families/wic/eligibility_income.php


 

WIC CLINIC SCHEDULE

 

NUTRITION

WIC provides nutrition and health education to help mothers and young children eat
well and stay healthy.

Nutrients in WIC Foods

Nutrient

WIC  Food Source

What It Does

Iron

Cereals, dried beans, peas, lentils, eggs, peanut butter

Necessary for making healthy red blood cells

Calcium

Milk, cheese

Helps build strong teeth and bones and helps muscles work

Vitamin A

Carrots, milk, cheese, eggs, cereals, juices

Necessary for healthy eyes, skin and bones

Vitamin C

Juices

Necessary for healthy gums, tissue, bones and teeth.  Helps the body use iron to make healthy red blood cells and help fight infections

Vitamin D

Milk, eggs, cereals

Necessary for strong bones and teeth

Folate

Cereals, lentils, dried beans, peas, orange juice

Assists in making healthy red blood cells

Protein

Milk, cheese, eggs, dried beans, peas, lentils, peanut butter, tuna

Necessary for growth, upkeep, and repair of body cells

Zinc

Dried beans, peas, lentils, eggs, milk, cheese, cereals, peanut butter, tuna

Needed for cell growth and repair

Vitamin B6

Cereals, tuna, tomato juice

Needed for normal growth


AREA WIC VENDORS

DEKALB COUNTY    
Dungy’s Grocery
Maysville, MO
County Mart
Cameron, MO
Walmart
Cameron, MO
     
GENTRY COUNTY    
Hy-Vee Food Store
Albany, MO
McCrea’s Grocery
King City, MO

Stanberry Thriftway

Stanberry, MO

     
WORTH COUNTY       
Hy-Vee Food Store
Grant City, MO
   
     

HARRISON COUNTY
   
Hy-Vee Food Store
1104 S 25th St.
Bethany, MO
Walmart
810 S 37th St.
Bethany, MO
 
     
MARYVILLE    
Hy-Vee Food Store
1217 S Main
Maryville, MO
Walmart
1605 S Main
Maryville, MO
 
     
ST JOSEPH    
Kovac’s
2202 Frederick Ave
Homeland 632
2300 Mitchell 
Kovac’s
7014 King Hill Ave
Ray’s Green Hills
3225 N Belt
Roger’s Green Hills
1004 5th Ave
Hy-Vee
201 N Belt
Walmart Supercenter
4201 N Belt Hwy
Walmart Supercenter
3022 S Belt Hwy
Apple Market
3734 Pear St
Apple Market
2300 Mitchell 
Apple Market
903 N 36th St