A report released by the National WIC Association (NWA), alongside researchers from the Nutrition Policy Institute (NPI) and Pepperdine University, explored WIC participant satisfaction and experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. […]
CO PEAK and WIC Online Signup The Colorado WIC (COWIC) Program receives electronic referrals from the Colorado PEAK application and COWIC’s online referral form, www.ColoradoWICsignup.com. Colorado PEAK is an online […]
Part of the National WIC Association’s WIC Voices Guide, this resource shares challenges, successes, lessons learns and resources from local WIC agencies who participated in the original WIC Voices Project.
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 […]
The Colorado State WIC Page includes main contacts, State WIC profiles, and state-specific resources and links.
“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 […]
Abstract Eating-related routines, such as regular mealtimes, can protect against obesity. Little is known about eating-related routines among preschoolers or the factors that shape those routines. Ecocultural Theory and qualitative […]
Abstract The overall goal of this pilot quality improvement (QI) intervention was to (1) assess the feasibility of making a WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) systems-level change that added measurement […]
An official list of approved WIC foods from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
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.