WIC participants may take Online Nutrition Education. Internet education may not be used in place of individual counseling at the certification visit or with high risk priority clients. After completing a learning module on the web site, call or visit your local WIC clinic with the printed certificate or certificate number to get credit for completing the nutrition class.
West Virginia WIC has over 55 clinics that provide tips on healthy eating, breastfeeding counseling and support, immunization screenings, medical and dental referrals and many other resources. For more information on your local WIC office go to Find WIC Clinics, select the region of your county to find your local office.
All grocery store vendors are required to stock specific types and quantities of food that meet certain nutritional needs of the participants served by the WIC program. To find a WIC-approved grocery store go to Find WIC Grocery Stores and select the region of your county.
The Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) was established by Congress in 1992, to provide fresh, unprepared, locally grown fruits and vegetables to WIC recipients, and to expand the awareness, use of and sales at farmers markets. A variety of fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs that can be purchased with FMNP coupons. To find a local Farmers' Market near you go to Find WIC Farmers Market.
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