In 2019, the National WIC Association (NWA) received a grant from the Walmart Foundation to support a two-year project aimed at Advancing Health Equity to Achieve Diversity & Inclusion (AHEAD) […]
Oregon WIC and four other public health programs have a joint contract with 211info, the state information, and referral call center, to provide information and referrals to any caller searching […]
Many local agencies in Oregon are working to establish collaborations with Medicaid coordinated care organizations (CCO). One agency developed a memorandum of understanding with a CCO: when the CCO newly […]
Oregon WIC’s website connects potential applicants to the USDA Food and Nutrition Service WIC Pre-screening tool. Its website also includes an online WIC Interest Form for applicants to submit demographic information and a request for a WIC […]
WIC EBT implementation results in benefits to many stakeholders, but can be a long and stressful effort. In 2016, two WIC Agencies reflected on their projects by asking key stakeholders […]
This study addressed the need for better understanding of WIC client use of technology, the technologies clients prefer, and how technology preferences change across WIC populations in the western region states. Authors found that: Technologies should be considered for addressing WIC clients’ needs, including use of text messaging and smartphone apps for appointments, education, and other WIC services; online scheduling and nutrition education; and a stronger Facebook presence for connecting with WIC clients and breastfeeding support.
The Oregon State WIC Page includes main contacts, State WIC profiles, and state-specific resources and links.
Abstract Background: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program is an important intervention for prevention and treatment of obesity and food insecurity, but participation has […]
An official list of approved WIC foods from the Oregon Public Health Division – Nutrition & Health Screening (WIC Program).
Guidance for local Oregon WIC agencies on how to deliver WIC services in line with Oregon Public Health Division – Nutrition & Health Screening (WIC Program) policies and procedures.