September 17, 2012 WIC Update

SUBJECT 1: Breast Pump Order
SUBJECT 2: National WIC Association’s (NWA) 2013 Calendars
SUBJECT 3: WIC Substance Use handout in Spanish (#583)

  1. Breast Pump Order: Medela is planning to ship the requested breast pumps on September 19, 2012. Please remember that the following procedure must be followed in order to verify receipt of shipment for payment and to send the required WIC tags.

      • Immediately upon receipt of shipment, please locate the packing slip and verify that your agency received the products and quantities stated.
      • Sign the packing slip to verify the order is correct.
      • Fax the signed packing slip to Laura Weiler at the state WIC office at 573-526-1470. WIC tags will be mailed upon receipt of your packing slip.
      • If your agency did not receive what was stated on the packing slip, please contact the state WIC office immediately.

    If you have any questions, please contact Kathy Mertzlufft at or by telephone at 573-526-4792.

  2. National WIC Association’s (NWA) 2013 Calendars: The DHSS warehouse will begin shipping the 2013 NWA calendars to local WIC providers the week of September 27, 2012. If you do not receive the calendars by October 5, 2012, please contact Takako Tagami at

  3. WIC Substance Use handout in Spanish (#583): The DHSS warehouse has shipped a supply of the WIC Substance Use handout to local WIC providers listed on the attached sheet. If your agency is not included but needs the handouts, please order them using the WIC 8 form. If you have any questions, please contact Takako Tagami at (ONE ATTACHMENT)

Shipping Substance Use - Spanish