COVID update: Rice County Women, Infants and Children (WIC) continues to operate for current WIC families and determine eligibility for new families. We are able to complete appointments and issue benefits by phone. Please call 507-332-5906 and a staff person will be happy to assist you.
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) helps safeguard the health of pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, as well as infants and children younger than 5 years. We do this by offering one-on-one education about nutrition and feeding practices, supporting breastfeeding, referring to health and community resources and by providing a benefit card to buy healthy foods.
Many working families qualify for WIC benefits. Call 507-332-5906 or come in to the Public Health Department to see if you are eligible as our income guidelines are higher than many other programs.WIC services are offered in Faribault and Northfield.