WIC is a federally-funded health and nutrition program for women, infants, and children. WIC helps families by providing checks for buying healthy supplemental foods from WIC-authorized vendors, nutrition education, and help finding healthcare and other community services. Participants must meet income guidelines and be pregnant women, new mothers, infants or children under age five.

DC Breastfeeding Coalition Update on Lactation Support Resources during COVID-19

Program:
WIC Foods and Store Locations:
Provider Trainings and Resources
DC WIC-Approved Formulas 

Click here to find the DC WIC Formula Guide, Formulary Listing, and

DC WIC Medical Prescription Form 

October 1st update: 

Similac Sensitive is now a standard contract formula and does not require a prescription. 

WIC Formula Prescriptions:

If writing a prescription for a special formula or medical food, please include:

  • Patient information

  • Type of formula

  • Quantity of formula

  • Duration of formula

  • Medical reason for prescription

  • Provider signature and information

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