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Eagle County WIC Women Infant and Children

Primary Care Area: Nutrition

Secondary Care Area: Health & Well Being

Contact: Geralyn.carroll@eaglecounty.us

970-328-9819

100 W. Beaver Creek Blvd Suite 107
Avon , CO 81620

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What We Do...

WIC is the nation’s most successful public health nutrition program. We provide healthy food, nutrition education, breastfeeding guidance, and community support to income-eligible pregnant women, moms of infants, and children up to 5 years old. WE’RE HERE FOR YOU HALF OF ALL INFANTS BORN IN COLORADO ARE ON WIC. WHAT IS WIC? WHO IS ELIGIBLE? • Pregnant women. • Mothers of babies up to 6 months old. • Mothers who are breastfeeding babies up to 12 months old. • Babies and kids up to 5 years old. Many people don’t realize they’re eligible for WIC. Households with a low to medium income or who receive Medicaid, SNAP, TANF or FDPIR are income-eligible for WIC. Did you know? Colorado WIC offers: HEALTHY FOOD + NUTRITION TIPS We help you feed your kids nutritious meals. We provide: • Monthly benefits to buy fruits, vegetables, whole grains, iron-rich foods, milk, cheese, yogurt, formula and more. • An EBT card and smartphone app to make shopping for WIC foods easy. • Tips on how to shop for healthy food, how to cook it, and how to encourage your kids to eat it. • A larger food package for mothers who breastfeed exclusively to help them stay healthy. A COMMUNITY OF SUPPORT We offer a network of experts and peers for education and guidance: • Nutritionists. • Breastfeeding specialists. • Breast pumps. • Mother-to-mother support. REFERRALS We introduce you to care beyond WIC, including: • Healthcare professionals such as pediatricians and dentists. • Immunization services. • Other services.