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Geography: Colorado

Texting for Retention Program Colorado WIC Program

In 2015, the Colorado Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program was awarded a WIC Special Projects mini-grant from the US Department of Agriculture to implement their innovative Texting for Retention […]

Colorado State WIC Page

The Colorado State WIC Page includes main contacts, State WIC profiles, and state-specific resources and links.

WIC mom, Colorado

“WIC has positively impacted my life and that of my children. I am especially thankful for the wide variety of foods to pick from and that it is healthy and […]

Factors Associated with Underimmunization at 3 Months of Age in Four Medically Underserved Areas

This study examines coverage rates and factors associated with underimmunization at 3 months of age in four medically underserved areas. Vaccination coverage levels at 3 months of age varied across sites: They were 82.4% in northern Manhattan, 70.5% in Detroit, 82.3% in San Diego, and 75.8% in rural Colorado. Among children who were not up to date, the majority (65.7% to 71.5%, per site) had not received vaccines because of missed opportunities.