WIC Can Work for You!

Welcome health professionals! Whether you work in the community or a clinic, WIC is here to help your patient population!

Refer your Patients to WIC

There are many reasons to refer your patients to WIC. Your patient may be eligible. Use the forms below to refer.  Feel free to contact us with any questions!

You Are Important

Did you know?

  • 73% of all women reported having received encouragement to breastfeed from their obstetric provider
  • 74.6% of these women initiated breastfeeding
  • Only 43.2% of women who were not encouraged to breastfeed initiated breastfeeding

We encourage you to:

  • Talk to your patients about the benefits of breastfeeding
  • Refer your patient to WIC for more information on nutrition, breastfeeding and health

What you need to know:

Below is a selection of noteworthy presentations which focus on topics that affect maternal and infant health. Click on a presentation below to review some of the latest reports and information.

Remember To:

  1. Make sure you have the latest version of the WIC pediatric referral form.
  2. Make sure the form is completely filled out, signed, and dated before giving it to parents.
  3. Make sure to include the patients labs' (Hemoglobin and Hematocrit, Lead Levels, Height and Weight).
  4. Make sure to visit the State WIC website to get WIC information and policies for health care providers.

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