WIC Program seeks public comment about 2021 State Plan

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – 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% of the federal poverty level. 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 2021 State Plan of Program Operations for the WIC Program.

The plan may be reviewed between Sept. 1-15, 2020 online at alabamapublichealth.gov/wic.

Written comments may be e-mailed via alabamapublichealth.gov/wic/contact or mailed to the following address by Sept. 15, 2020:

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