Contact: Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services WIC Unit
WIC Program Provides Assistance for Eligible Women, Infants and Children
Public Health and Human Services Department Signs Annual WIC Contract
The Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services recently signed the annual WIC contract to provide WIC services in Boone County again in 2012. WIC, or the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program, provides supplemental nutritious foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support and referrals to health care and community resources to participants. The WIC program is available at the Public Health and Human Services Department, 1005 West Worley Street in Columbia.
WIC applications can be processed over the phone (573-874-7384) or in person at the WIC office, Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm.
To be eligible, a person must:
Columbia/Boone County's WIC program currently averages about 30,000 visits per year. For more information about WIC or to make an appointment, please visit the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services at 1005 West Worley or call (573) 874-7384.