2009 WIC Updates

December 28, 2009
New WIC Banking Contractor

December 21, 2009
Christmas and New Year’s Holidays
Caseload Participation Numbers for November, 2009
FNEP Education Partners in WIC

December 14, 2009
MOWINS Reports
WIC Certifiers Providing Food Package Pamphlets to Participants

December 7, 2009
2009 End of Year Billing is due December 10, 2009
Future Revisions to the Medical Documentation Form (WIC 27) – Deadline January 11, 2010
WIC Contract Monitoring Forms on the Web
Audit Closure and Record Destruction
Smoking Cessation Research Study Needs Participants

November 30, 2009
2009 End of Year Billing is due December 10, 2009
MOWINS Release 1.42.06
Smoking Cessation Research Study Needs Participants
Program for Dietetic Interns
H1N1 Update
Update on Forms and Nutrition Brochures

November 23, 2009
2009 End of Year Billing is due December 10, 2009
Breastfeeding Training for Local WIC Staff
New BFPC Program Coordinator
Extra Formula
SAVE THE DATE – 2010 WIC Conference

November 16, 2009
POLICY UPDATE - Exclusion of Combat Pay from WIC Income Eligibility Determination
2009 End of Year Billing is due December 10, 2009
New addition to the WIC Locations Web Page
WIC Training Dates for 2010
WIC Invoice Application
2010 Monitoring Process – College Transcripts
Nutritionist/Registered Dietitian Loan Repayment
Thanksgiving Holiday- November 26 and 27, 2009
2010 Census

November 9, 2009
POLICY UPDATE – Exclusion of Combat Pay from WIC Income Eligibility Determination
Updates on the Translated WIC Resource Items (Printable Version)
The Missouri WIC Approved Fruits and Vegetables (Spanish version)
Lead Away! Video
Letter and Newsletters from Jim DeMaio, Learning Dynamics

November 2, 2009
2009 End of Year Billing is due December 10, 2009
Participant Nutrition Education on the Web
National WIC Association Spanish Calendars- Corrected Version
Safe at Home Program

October 26, 2009
MOWINS Enhancement Request
MOWINS Reports Request
H1N1 Toll Free Information Line

October 19, 2009
MOWINS Printing Checks Error – Age Category & Food Prescription
2009 End of Year Billing is due December 10, 2009
Program for Dietetic Interns
General Mills Foundation Champions Grants

October 13, 2009
H1N1 FLU Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for Pregnant Women
Flier Addressing Seasonal and 2009 H1N1 Flu
Mead Johnson Nutramigen Products
Plastic Sleeve Shipment Plan
WIC Approved Food and Food Package Posters
Revised Food & Formula Reference Guide (FFRG) – Effective October 9, 2009
2009 End of Year Billing is due December 10, 2009

October 5, 2009
MOWINS - Infant Health Information Tab – Breastfeeding (BF) Amounts
Sesame Street Healthy Habits for Life Kits – Additional Supply
2010 Holidays
Medical Documentation FAQs
Ink Cartridges for WIC Printers
Extra Formula
New and Translated Resource Items

September 28, 2009
Certified Breastfeeding Educator Training (CBE)
The Missouri WIC Approved Food List (Effective October 1, 2009 – September 30, 2011
Food and Formula Reference Guide – Effective October 1, 2009
Risk Factor 428 – Dietary Risk Associated with Complementary Feeding Practices
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) – Serving Homeless Persons
Corrected Pictorial Missouri WIC New Food Packages – Samples
Fun on the Run Activity Booklet
Educational Opportunity

September 21, 2009
Help Desk Coverage on Columbus Day and Veterans Day
Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Training
Caseload Participation in Crystal
Updated WIC Supply and Resource Request Form (WIC 8)
Update on WIC Resource Shipment
Recycling MICR Ink Cartridges
New WIC-38 Form

September 14, 2009
New WIC Participant and Transfer Participant Forms
New WIC Food Package Formula Conversion Report
Pictorial Missouri WIC New Food Packages – Samples
Dr. Richter’s Fresh Produce Guide Book
UPDATE of WIC Forms

September 8, 2009
Outreach for H1N1 Vaccinations
ProSobee LIPIL - Name and Label Changes
WIC Contract Formulas – Effective October 1, 2009
New Food Package Lesson Plan
Update on Shipment of New WIC Resource Items
MISSOURI WIC ASSOCIATION—BIENNIAL WORKSHOP
Rural Development Opportunities

August 31, 2009
MOWINS Release 1.39.06
WIC Invoicing Application/WIC-24 Invoice
Missouri WIC Policies and Procedures: new addition to the LWP Home Page
The National Voter Registration Act of 1993
Breast Pump Order
Microcuvette Shipments
Fit WIC MO FY09 Evaluation
Goal Setting in MOWINS
Spanish Version of WIC Resource Materials
New Food Package News Release
HANDS Off to MOWINS Celebration
MISSOURI WIC ASSOCIATION—BIENNIAL WORKSHOP

August 24, 2009
New Medical Documentation Form (WIC 27)
New Food Package Food Prescription Conversion - Scheduled for October 1, 2009
New Food Packages Dollar Values
 Fit WIC MO FY09 Evaluation
Labor Day Holiday – September 7, 2009
Missouri Voter Registration Application Forms (WIC-MVR-1)
Food & Formula Reference Guide (FFRG) - Effective October 1, 2009
Missouri WIC Approved Food Poster (11” x 17”, Laminated)
Photos of the new WIC Food Packages and Approved Foods
H1N1 Priority Vaccination List

August 17, 2009
Fit WIC MO FY09 Evaluation
Updated Message - WIC Operations Manual Policies
New Food Package Lesson Plan
NWA Survey
MOWINS MICR Printers
Corrected Enfamil Next Step LIPIL & Enfagrow Premium Next Step LIPIL Information
WIC Resource Item Shipping Plan
Extra Formula
Nutrition Education Opportunity

August 10, 2009
United States Breastfeeding Committee
Formula Correction in MOWINS
Infant Formula Rebate Contract Awarded
Next Step Formulas - Formula Name and Label Changes
MOWINS MICR Printers
WIC Operations Manual Policies

August 3, 2009
Special Funding 5 (Breastfeeding)
Local Agency Plan (LAP)
New WIC Food and Focus Training Materials
Update on MOWINS Reports
Crystal Reports
Nutrition Education Opportunity

July 27, 2009
Local Agency Plan (LAP) for 2010
2010 Outreach Funding—How to Apply?
Topaz Signature Pads- Adjust the Contrast
HANDS Off to MOWINS- August 17
Microcuvette Survey

July 20, 2009
Local Agency Plan (LAP) for 2010
Breastfeeding Conference – September 2009
2010 Outreach Funding—How to Apply?
Educational Opportunity: Understanding and Recommending Probiotics and Prebiotics
SAVE THE DATE: Nutrition Educational Opportunity
Update: Blood Work - Hemoglobin for Infants and Children 
Updated WIC Supply Request Form (WIC 8)
Shipping Plan - New WIC Food Resource
FY 2010 Local Agency Nutrition Services Contract Scope of Work
HANDS Check Inventory

July 13, 2009
World Breastfeeding Week Promotion
New Food Package – Summary of Promotional Materials
Update on Forms (HANDS and MOWINS)
Discontinuation Date Change - Nutramigen LIPIL (Powder, 16 oz can
National WIC Association’s (NWA) 2010 Calendars
MOWINS Release 1.39.05
Local Agency Plan (LAP) for 2010
June 2009 Caseload Report
WIC Online Invoicing Application Suggestions for 2010
2010 Outreach Funding—How to Apply?

July 6, 2009
Breast Pump Order
Shipping Plan for the WIC Participant ID Folder Plastic Sleeves

June 29, 2009
WIC MICA Data by Agency
Infant Formula Rebate Contract Awarded
Printing MOWINS Checks Upside Down
Missouri Beef Industry Council Mailing
Elevated Blood Lead Levels

June 22, 2009
New Food Package Changes and Update in MOWINS Coming October 1, 2009
FFY 2010 WIC State Plan Goals and Objectives
MOWINS Release 1.39
September Saturday WIC Clinics
Pre and Post New WIC Food Package Conference Calls
Participant’s Rights and Responsibilities (WIC-10 - Back-Up Form) – Translated Versions
UPDATE-Shipping Notification-Missouri Voter Registration Application Form (WIC/MVR-1)
Updated Supply Request Form (WIC-8)

June 15, 2009
Breastfeeding Conference Save the Date – September 17, 2009
New life for the Breastfeeding Promotion Act – Oregon
FFY 2010 WIC State Plan Goals and Objectives
MOWINS Down Time/Speed Issues
Revised Formula and Food Reference Sheets (FFRS) June 1, 2009 version
Missouri WIC New Food package and Poster Survey
Shipment from Warehouse
Independence Day Holiday - July 3, 2009
Potential Grant Opportunity
Caseload Participation Estimates

June 8, 2009
New WIC Food Packages
Voter Registration Training
Shipping Notification-Voter Registration Application Forms (WIC/MVR-1)
Participant Nutrition Education on the Web
Formula Labels

June 1, 2009
Voter Registration – Important Update on Requirements
New Food Package Training Funds
Shipping Notification – Updated WIC Participant’s Rights and Responsibilities (WIC-10)
New Registration Eligibility Pathway for Dietetic Technicians
MOWINS Release 1.38 Implementation in Production
WIC-24 May Invoices
Microcuvettes Promotional—Limited Time Offer-- REPLY Immediately!

May 26, 2009
WIC-24 May Invoices
HANDS Retirement/MOWINS Celebration
MOWINS Proxy Policy
MOWINS Formulas and Foods Reference Sheets (FFRS) Effective: June 1, 2009 – September 30, 2009

May 18, 2009
Memorial Day- May 25, 2009
Enfamil LIPIL with Iron (Powder) and Nutramigen LIPIL (powder)
New Food Package Implementation
MOWINS Release Notes

May 11, 2009
Invitation for FY 2010 Breastfeeding Peer Counseling (BFPC) Program
WIC Children Not Enrolled in the State Children’s Health Insurance Program
MOWINS Checks
MOWINS Equipment- Particularly Signature Pads
MOWINS Appointment Scheduling Calendar
Risk Factors Issues in MOWINS
Extra Formula
New State WIC Employee- Help Desk
State WIC Staff Pictorial Directory

May 4, 2009
H1N1 Influenza Virus
Great Value Cereals-Design Change
MOWINS Speed
MOWINS Bug Fixes
MOWINS Enhancements
WIC-24 May Invoices

April 27, 2009
Helping Americans Achieve Public Health Goals - Breastfeeding and Obesity Prevention
Viewing Lost or Stolen Checks in Participant’s Checks History Tab- MOWINS
WIC-24 May Invoices
Help Desk Coverage on May 8, 2009
New Food Package Information Packet to Healthcare Providers
New Labels (Gentlease LIPIL and Enfamil A.R.LIPIL)
2010 National WIC Association Calendar (NWA) – Spanish version
Invitation Issued for Community Food Projects Funding

April 20, 2009
Shipping Notification for Missouri WIC Income Guidelines
Invitation Issued for Community Food Projects Funding

April 13, 2009
United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC)
Nutramigen LIPIL and Nutramigen LIPIL with Enflora LGG
Availability of Dairy Ease Milk in Missouri
Name and Package Color Changes - Beech-Nut Infant Cereal
 New Scanners for MOWINS
New Scale Inspections

April 6, 2009
The Business Case for Breastfeeding: Steps For Creating a Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite
WIC Participants – ID Numbers (HANDS & MOWINS)
WIC Help Desk
Participant Nutrition Education on the Web 
Infant Scales
Friendly Reminder - Survey for Translated Resource Items
Training on the HemoCue Analyzer
Southeast MO Dietetic Association Education Opportunity

March 30, 2009
Pre-Print Clinics
Revised Supply Request Form (WIC-8) and the Nutrition Resource Request Form (WIC-7)
New and Discontinued Resource Items
National Women’s Health Week

March 23, 2009
Transfers from HANDS to MOWINS or MOWINS to HANDS
Missouri WIC Income Guidelines April 1, 2009- March 31, 2010
FFY 2010 WIC LAP Training
MOWINS Check Paper and MICR Ink Cartridges
MOWINS News – Help Desk Alerts
WIC Household Food Instrument Register Form (MOWINS Back-Up Form) WIC-31
REMINDER: Mandatory New Food Package Training

March 16, 2009
Toner Cartridges for MICR Printers

March 9, 2009
WIC Help Desk
MOWINS News Change
Enfamil NEXT STEP LIPIL Formulas in 28.8 oz cans (Bonus Pack)
"Growing" Stickers for WIC Children
Plastic Sleeves

March 2, 2009
WIC Equipment
Updated WIC Nutrition Education Resource Request form (WIC 7)
National Children’s Dental Health Month

February 23, 2009
Date Change - Discontinuation of LactoFree LIPIL (Effective February 23, 2009)
Microcuvette Delivery Confirmation
Breast Pump Order
2009-2010 Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (MDHSS) Program for Dietetic Interns (PDI)
Survey for Translated Resource Items

February 17, 2009
Date Change - Discontinuation of LactoFree LIPIL (Effective February 23, 2009)
New Nutrition Education Materials
National Nutrition Month

February 9, 2009
Mandatory New Food Package Training
Unknown Values in the Computer System
Breast Milk Research Study

February 2, 2009
Help Desk Coverage on February 12, 2009
WIC MOWINS/HANDS Availability
Follow Up – Changes – Food Packages for Children and Women
Registration Form - International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Preparatory Course
Infant Blood Work and Reassessment Appointment

January 26, 2009
Reordering Check Stock and Printer Cartridges in MOWINS
Discontinuation of LactoFree LIPIL (Effective March 1, 2009)
Nutrition Education Items & Updated Nutrition Education Request Form (WIC-7)
Translated Versions of WIC Resource Items
Web-based Breastfeeding Training Opportunity
2008 Physical Activity Guidelines

January 20, 2009
There are no WIC Updates for the week of January 20, 2009

January 13, 2009
Civil Rights Training
Help Desk Coverage on Holidays
Breast Pump Order
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Preparatory Course – Save the Date
Shipping Plan for the WIC Participant ID Folder Plastic Sleeves
Microcuvette Survey

January 5, 2009
There are no WIC Updates for the week of January 5, 2009