Re-entry to Onsite Services Guide

Missouri WIC Disaster Plan

During this time of uncertainty amid the COVID-19 pandemic, WIC will remain open to serve the citizens of Missouri. This is a great time to ramp up outreach to ensure citizens know of the valuable resources offered in WIC. The resources below are for local agencies to utilize in their effort to keep participants informed of the changes due to COVID-19. Please contact Anne Strope (anne.strope@health.mo.gov) with questions or suggestions on how to conduct an outreach campaign during the pandemic.

Thank you for your cooperation and for your help in providing nutritious food and nutrition education and breastfeeding support to WIC participants in Missouri.

We are WIC Strong together!

 

Social Media Posts

On each image there is an area for the Local Agency to add their own logo and information. If you would like assistance individualizing the image please let Anne Strope anne.strope@health.mo.gov know.

WIC Strong

WIC is OPEN!
WIC is OPEN for NEW and CURRENT participants! Call the (Name of Local Agency) to determine what changes have been made in response to COVID-19. If you are unable to visit the clinic due to quarantine or other issues, the (Name of Local Agency) will set up a phone call to conduct your appointment. Call (Name of Local Agency) at (Local Agency Phone #). Learn more about the Missouri WIC’s response to COVID-19 at wic.mo.gov. #WICStrong

Food substitutions for WIC

Food Substitutions
Missouri WIC participants can now choose from a wider variety of food options! Due to WIC product availability issues amid the COVID-19 pandemic, WIC participants have more options with peanut butter, eggs, and milk. Call the (Name of Local Agency) at (Local Agency Phone #) to learn more. Remember to stay 6 feet away from everyone when shopping! wic.mo.gov. #WICStrong

WIC is just a call away

WIC is Just a Call Away
This is an image only post. There is an area for each Local Agency to add their own phone number – right under the slogan - and logo. If you would like assistance individualizing the image please let Anne Strope anne.strope@health.mo.gov know.

Breastfeeding Support is Just a Call Away

Breastfeeding Support is Just a Call Away
This is an image only post. There is an area for each Local Agency to add their own phone number – right under the slogan - and logo. If you would like assistance individualizing the image please let Anne Strope anne.strope@health.mo.gov know.

woman breastfeeding baby image 1

Breastfeeding
Worried about breastfeeding during the COVID-19 pandemic? Don’t! The CDC recommends you continue to breastfeed your baby, even if you are infected. Need help? (Name of Local Agency) can offer breastfeeding support by phone at (Local Agency Phone #) or by video conferencing on Zoom, even if closed to the public. Also, (Name of Local Agency)’s breastfeeding peer counselor is available by phone outside of regular working hours, so please don’t hesitate to call or text. Learn more about the Missouri WIC’s response to COVID-19 at wic.mo.gov. #WICStrong

woman breastfeeding baby image 2

Breastfeeding
Worried about breastfeeding during the COVID-19 pandemic? Don’t! The CDC recommends you continue to breastfeed your baby, even if you are infected. Need help? (Name of Local Agency) can offer breastfeeding support by phone at (Local Agency Phone #) or by video conferencing on Zoom, even if closed to the public. Also, (Name of Local Agency)’s breastfeeding peer counselor is available by phone outside of regular working hours, so please don’t hesitate to call or text. Learn more about the Missouri WIC’s response to COVID-19 at wic.mo.gov. #WICStrong

woman breastfeeding baby image 3

Breastfeeding
Worried about breastfeeding during the COVID-19 pandemic? Don’t! The CDC recommends you continue to breastfeed your baby, even if you are infected. Need help? (Name of Local Agency) can offer breastfeeding support by phone at (Local Agency Phone #) or by video conferencing on Zoom, even if closed to the public. Also, (Name of Local Agency)’s breastfeeding peer counselor is available by phone outside of regular working hours, so please don’t hesitate to call or text. Learn more about the Missouri WIC’s response to COVID-19 at wic.mo.gov. #WICStrong

wheat bread wic substitutions

This is an image only post. There is an area for each Local Agency to add their own phone number and logo - over the color wave. If you would like assistance individualizing the image please let Anne Strope anne.strope@health.mo.gov know.

egg wic substitutions

This is an image only post. There is an area for each Local Agency to add their own phone number and logo - over the color wave. If you would like assistance individualizing the image please let Anne Strope anne.strope@health.mo.gov know.

peanut butter wic substitutions

This is an image only post. There is an area for each Local Agency to add their own phone number and logo - over the color wave. If you would like assistance individualizing the image please let Anne Strope anne.strope@health.mo.gov know.

infant food organic jars wic substitutions

This is an image only post. There is an area for each Local Agency to add their own phone number and logo - over the color wave. If you would like assistance individualizing the image please let Anne Strope anne.strope@health.mo.gov know.

infant food variety pack wic substitutions

This is an image only post. There is an area for each Local Agency to add their own phone number and logo - over the color wave. If you would like assistance individualizing the image please let Anne Strope anne.strope@health.mo.gov know.

milk wic substitutions

This is an image only post. There is an area for each Local Agency to add their own phone number and logo - over the color wave. If you would like assistance individualizing the image please let Anne Strope anne.strope@health.mo.gov know.

We're here for you

During times like these, being a parent or caregiver can be tougher than usual. (Name of local agency) wants to remind you that YOU can do this!! If you need an extra hand, WIC is here for you! To learn more and sign up for WIC, call (name of local agency) at (phone number of local agency) or visit wic.mo.gov

The struggle is real

We are all facing some sort of challenge at this time. WIC can help you with healthy foods, breastfeeding support, and nutrition advice. Contact (name of local agency) at (phone number of local agency) or visit wic.mo.gov

Has someone in your household recently become unemployed or have reduced work hous? You may qualify for WIC.

Many people are facing financial struggles due to COVID-19. WIC is here to help you keep your family healthy and strong. Contact (name of local agency) at (phone number of local agency) or visit wic.mo.gov