January 3, 2017 WIC Update

SUBJECT 1: Upcoming Holidays

JOB POSTING: Full-Time WIC Clerk/Health Professional Assistant - Family Care Health Centers


SUBJECT 1: Upcoming Holidays. The State Agency in Jefferson City will be closed for Inauguration Day, January 9, 2017. District Offices will be open on this day. There will be MOWINS Help Desk and formula approval coverage from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on January 9. Call 800-554-2544 to contact the MOWINS Help Desk and for formula approval.

The State WIC Office will be closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 16, 2017. There will be no MOWINS Help Desk or formula approval coverage.

If you have questions, please contact Mark Davis at Mark.Davis@health.mo.gov or 573-526-5323 or 800-392-8209.

SUBJECT 2: CEU Corner.
Youth Wellness: Interventions from Home to School
This recorded webinar addresses how environmental and developmental factors influence children’s food preferences and examines school nutrition intervention programs and strategies that work well in the school environment. It is sponsored by the Midwest Dairy Council.

Protein Nutrition & Egg Chemistry
Protein is critical to health in all stages of life. In this self-study program, you’ll discover the role of protein in the diet, the chemical composition of protein, and the effect cooking has on protein molecules. It is sponsored by Davidson's Safest Choice®.

WIC Positions

JOB POSTING: Full-Time WIC Clerk/Health Professional Assistant - Family Care Health Centers. Family Care Health Centers is accepting applications for a full time WIC Clerk / Health Professional Assistant (HPA). Responsibilities include determining eligibility of WIC applicants, collecting and documenting height, weight, hgb data, and providing clerical support. Strong customer service skills required. Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED; 1+ years WIC experience preferred.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to:
Amy Callico, RD, LD
Nutrition Services Coordinator
Family Care Health Centers
401 Holly Hills Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63111
(314) 353-5190 x3043