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Aitkin County WIC Program

The Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) provides nutritional education and supplemental foods which promote good health for pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women and for infants and children up to age five.

WIC provides:

Eligibility:

Pregnant women, a breastfeeding woman who has had a baby within the last 12 months, infants up to 1 year of age and children ages 1 to 5 years old who living in Aitkin County, are at nutritional risk, and meet income guidelines or are enrolled in adjunctly eligible programs. For more information on eligibility, visit:  http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/fh/wic/eligibility/step1.html

How Do I apply for WIC?Mother and child drawing

Call the Aitkin County WIC Program at 927-7201 or 1-800-328-3744.

Talk to the WIC Staff to determine eligibility and to schedule an appointment.

If determined eligible:

  • Enjoy nutrition education, referrals to needed services and
  • Vouchers for nutritious supplemental foods and a list of grocery stores where you can shop to exchange your vouchers for WIC approved foods.

PH LogoAitkin County Public Health Dept.
204 1st Street NW, Aitkin, MN  56431
Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm
218-927-7200 or 800-328-3744

 

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