Last Updated: 2/5/2021
DC WIC COVID-19 Response
DC WIC is working to ensure that both new and current WIC families are able to receive their WIC benefits and all program services during the COVID-19 emergency. DC WIC sites are providing all services remotely, including certifications, nutrition education, and breastfeeding support.
September 25th Update:
For your safety, WIC appointments will continue to be performed remotely.
Food benefit checks will continue to be sent by mail.
Please do not come in person unless you have been instructed to do so by Local Agency staff.
Your safety is our top priority. We appreciate your help in maintaining social distance by keeping appointments spaced out.
No walk-ins will be accepted to maintain social distance.
Please call your WIC clinic before attempting to walk in.
Please call your Local Agency to update your information if your address or phone number has changed.
Click on their image below to find contact information.
We appreciate your help in keeping everyone safe!
If you think you may be eligible for WIC:
You can use USDA’s prescreening application tool to check your eligibility status.
Contact your local WIC site for more information (see links above)
DC WIC is making sure participants receive their benefits.
WIC Sites are mailing WIC checks to participants so they can stay at home!
New and current participants should call their local WIC site with any questions.
Click here for contact info: dcwic.org/wic-locations
Best Practices for Preventing Illness
DC WIC cares about our WIC participants and their health. Follow these best practices for preventing illness and the spread of the virus:
After any contact at a WIC service site and/or handling of WIC checks, participants should immediately wash their hands.
After applicants/participants leave the office, WIC staff are directed to clean countertops, chairs, etc. prior to calling the next person up their workstation.
COVID Testing Information
A full list of COVID-19 Testing Locations
Additional Resources for DC WIC Participants
Resources in multiple languages are being developed and can be found from New York Dept. of Health, the CDC and Los Angeles Dept of Health. Click ‘view’ under each of the categories to see options for available languages.
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