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WIC Services Update

By Tammy Yzaguirre

April 24, 2020

Contact: Tammy Yzaguirre

Lee-PIO@FLHealth.gov

 

Fort Myers, FL – The Florida Department of Health in Lee County WIC program continues to welcome families.  In order to limit exposure and help prevent the spread of COVID-19, some Lee County WIC clients may now receive services over the phone without having to come to one of the WIC office locations.

WIC is a federally funded nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children who meet income and nutrition risk requirements. WIC provides participants who qualify for the program with the following at no cost: healthy foods, nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding support, and referrals for health care and community services.

Please call 239-344-2000 to speak to a WIC representative for more information.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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