July 15, 2019 WIC Updates
SUBJECT 1: Launch of New WIC Locations Map
SUBJECT 2: 2019 Maternal, Infant, and Child Nutrition Course
SUBJECT 1: Launch of New WIC Locations Map. We are excited to announce the launch of our new WIC locations map found here.
Some changes you will see:
- Location information is consolidated to one webpage
- An alternate color pin (yellow) will indicate retailers that are able to accept eWIC
- The ability to share the location information on various apps or embed in a website
For users that still need to access location information in a list form first complete a search utilizing the “Find a Clinic or Retailer” button .
Then from the Results area select the three dot button to display a menu and select the Export to CSV file .
SUBJECT 2: 2019 Maternal, Infant, and Child Nutrition Course. The National Maternal, Infant and Child Nutrition Course returns this summer! Whether you’re a dietitian, a nurse, or a public health professional, learn how maternal nutrition can improve the health and development of infants.
This continuing education program focuses on the improvement of maternal and infant health through the delivery of risk-appropriate, high-quality, nutrition services. It is designed for dietitians, nutritionists, certified nurse midwives, registered nurses and nurse practitioners, physicians, and public health professionals who serve pre-conceptual, pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women.
Some of the many topics that will be discussed at this year's conference include:
- Anemia and Neurodevelopment
- Dietary Patterns in Pregnancy and Maternal-fetal Outcomes: An Evidence Analysis
- A community-engaged Model for Breastfeeding Promotion: Lessons Learned from the Chunli Tobacco Coalition
- Nutrition and Immigration
- Hunger and Immigration: The Public Charge Proposed Rule
- The Disadvantage Paradox of Food Insecurity in Homes with Young Children
- Sanctuary City Policies and MCH Outcomes: Implications for Nutrition Assistance Programs.
And many more! The course can be taken in person or online.
In person: August 1st - 2nd at The University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
Online: September 1st - November 30th. To register, please click on the link found here.
Up to 11 CPEs will be available.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Takako Tagami at Takako.Tagami@health.mo.gov.