February 28, 2011 WIC Update

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SUBJECT 1: New Breastfeeding Literature in the Warehouse
SUBJECT 2: Plastic Sleeve Shipment Survey
SUBJECT 3: Updated WIC Nutrition Education Resource Request Form (WIC 7)
SUBJECT 4: Updated Instructions for Printing Crystal Reports - WIC

  1. New Breastfeeding Literature in the Warehouse:  The DHSS warehouse now has in stock “Breastfeeding and Returning to Work” in both English (catalog #210) and Spanish (catalog #217).  For more information on literature that is available in the warehouse and how to order, go to www.health.mo.gov/warehouse/.  If you have any questions about breastfeeding literature, please contact Kathy Mertzlufft at Kathy.Mertzlufft@health.mo.gov or call her at 573-526-4792.

    2.  Plastic Sleeve Shipment Survey:  The State WIC office has been shipping plastic sleeves to local WIC providers on a quarterly basis.  WIC Coordinators/supply contact persons will receive an e-mail message during the week of February 28, 2011 with a link to the survey to answer questions about quantities of plastic sleeves that your agency needs.  Please complete the survey by March 15, 2011.  If you have any suggestions and/or questions, please feel free to contact Takako Tagami at Takako.Tagami@health.mo.gov.

    3.  Updated WIC Nutrition Education Resource Request Form (WIC 7):  The WIC 7 form has been updated.  Please see the attached form and begin using it for ordering.  If you have any questions, please contact Takako Tagami at Takako.Tagami@health.mo.gov.

    4.  Updated Instructions for Printing Crystal Reports - WIC:  The State WIC Office has updated the instructions for logging into and printing Crystal Reports to show how to access Crystal on the redesigned DHSS web site.  If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Nienhuis at Michelle.Nienhuis@health.mo.gov or 573-751-6244 or 800-392-8209.

Attachments:
WIC-7 LWP Nutrition Education Resource Request
Logging into Crystal Enterprise