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Geography: Oklahoma

Oklahoma WIC Online Application

OK WIC Online Application Oklahoma WIC’s online application collects demographic, eligibility, and health/nutrition information used for certification. The application, developed using Qualtrics software, includes a HIPAA-compliant upload function for required […]

Oklahoma State WIC Page

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

How WIC Positively Impacts Local Communities

“For over forty years, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) has been strengthening local communities across America. In urban, rural and suburban areas, WIC’s time-limited […]

Obesity Prevalence in Low-Income Preschool Children in Oklahoma

The purposes of this study were (1) to determine the prevalence of overweight and obesity in low-income preschool children in Oklahoma, enrolled in the WIC Program, and (2) to identify potential racial and ethnic disparities. American Indians and Hispanic children had the highest obesity rates. The researchers pointed out the necessity to explore targeting interventions at these high-risk groups.