A press release from Kenosha County WIC states Wisconsin WIC is open for business in spite of the government shutdown at the national level or in other states.
“WIC is a nutrition program for pregnant women, new moms, infants and children up to age 5. More than 4,000 participants in Kenosha County receive help from WIC each month,” according to Pam Halbach, Kenosha WIC Director.
• Kenosha County WIC offices are encouraging all of our families to keep their
appointments and continue to come in to our office to receive food checks, nutrition
education, and breastfeeding support.
• Grocery stores and pharmacies that accept WIC checks will be reimbursed from
State WIC Program.
• Farmers’ market checks can continue to be spent through October 31st and farmers
have until November 15 to deposit their checks at the bank.
The impact of the shutdown is being monitored, and we encourage anyone with questions
to contact us at 262-657-0840 ext 215 or to check the website www.rkcaa.org for updates.