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California Department of Public Health

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) works to protect the public's health in the Golden State and helps shape positive health outcomes for individuals, families and communities. The Department's programs and services, implemented in collaboration with local health departments and state, federal and private partners, touch the lives of every Californian and visitor to the state 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Authorized Vendors

This dataset contains the vendor name and location of all currently active vendors authorized to offer supplemental foods to participants for redemption with WIC food instruments and vouchers.

The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program is a federally-funded health and nutrition program that provides assistance to pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children under age five. WIC helps California families by providing food instruments and vouchers that can be used to purchase healthy supplemental foods from over 4000 WIC-authorized vendor stores throughout the State. WIC also provides nutritional education, breastfeeding support and help finding healthcare and other community services. Participants must meet income guidelines and other criteria. Currently, 84 WIC agencies provide services monthly to over 1.45 million participants at over 650 sites in local communities throughout the State.

For a mobile friendly site on WIC vendors and other WIC-related information visit: https://m.wic.ca.gov/

Source: CHHS Portal
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Publisher
Modified Date
2018-09-20
Release Date
2018-09-20
Identifier
7bba51ec-bb02-4b3f-be32-ffd9a207ba70
Contact Name
CHHS Open Data
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Public
POD Theme
Facilities and Services
Harvested from CHHS Portal
Harvest Source TitleCHHS Portal
Harvest Source URIhttps://data.chhs.ca.gov/data.json
Last Harvest PerformedSun, 09/23/2018 - 06:01