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Publication Date

February 10, 2022


Fact Sheet

WIC to 6: Addressing Nutrition Gaps

By National WIC Association

The Wise Investment in our Children Act (WIC Act) includes a provision that would extend child eligibility for WIC to age six or the beginning of kindergarten. This resource details the need for extended eligibility to address a gap in nutrition assistance as children age off WIC before being eligible for school meals programs.

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Date Added
February 13, 2022