June 2, 2014 WIC Update


SUBJECT 1: MOWINS Hot Topics
SUBJECT 2: NEW! Missouri WIC: 40 Years Supporting Families Webpage
SUBJECT 3: May WIC Invoices
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Nutritionist - Stone County Health Department


  1. MOWINS Hot Topics: The next MOWINS Hot Topics session featuring System Issues Related to Work Arounds and Defects in MOWINS will be Thursday, June 5, 2014 from 8:30 am to 10:30 am. The MOWINS Hot Topics session is open to all LWP staff, but registration is required. If you haven’t already done so, you can access the link to register here. Once a registration has been completed, a confirmation will be sent within 48 business hours providing additional details. Please be aware, this is a live webinar and conference call with WIC Help Desk staff, so a computer with a network connection and phone with mute capabilities are necessary to participate.

    Previous sessions along with future dates and topics for the MOWINS Hot Topic sessions will be posted on the MOWINS webpage. Please click here to submit topics for future MOWINS Hot Topic sessions.

    If you have questions, please contact the WIC Help Desk via e-mail at wichelpdesk@health.mo.gov or by calling 800-554-2544.

  2. NEW! Missouri WIC: 40 Years Supporting Families Webpage: Over the past 40 years WIC has helped moms and babies eat healthy and stay well. To celebrate WIC turning 40, an Anniversary banner has been added to the Missouri WIC’s main page. Click on the banner to find out more about how the Program supports families. For more information or if you have any questions, please contact D'Anne Ward at 800-392-8209 or email Danne.Ward@health.mo.gov.

  3. May WIC Invoices: WIC Invoices for May 2014 submitted for payment in the month of June, along with prior months, must be submitted through the Online WIC Invoicing System by close of business on Friday, June 6, 2014. Invoices submitted after that date will be held and paid in July, 2014. This change in schedule complies with the close of State Fiscal Year 2014 payment processing deadlines. If you have questions please contact Laura Weiler at Laura.Weiler@health.mo.gov or 573-526-7901.


    WIC Positions

    Job Opportunity Nutritionist - Stone County Health Department
    The Stone County Health Department is accepting applications for a Nutritionist to work full-time in the WIC program at both the Branson West and Galena offices. The candidate must have graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in public health nutrition, dietetics, nutrition, foods, home economics, or a closely related field, including or supplemented by at least 15 semester hours in food and nutrition, including diet therapy and community nutrition. Hours of work would be Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Send resume to Maria Wells at the Stone County Health Department, 109 East 4th Street, Galena, MO 65656, or e-mail to wellsm@lpha.mopublic.org by June 20. Stone County Health Department is An Equal Opportunity Employer.