WIC in the News

What’s new with WIC? Here you can learn about what’s going on at the national level, explore the most recent research on WIC’s health outcomes, or delve into news of program and policy issues that impact the families WIC serves.


We’re so happy to be part of the bill-signing ceremony for #SB1383. Thanks to all the amazing folks with @WorkFamilyCA, @GavinNewsom @SenHannahBeth on behalf of the WIC community as well as CWA - a staff of working moms. https://t.co/tpE7qGAOiV calwic photo

Dia de Los Muertos California is a new project from @SolCollective & @ListosCA to practice the tradition of honoring our ancestors in a digital community during these difficult times. Learn more at https://t.co/8gfGQpq5Ih
#YourActionsSaveLives #DiaDeLosMuertos #California https://t.co/mqVRNh1w86
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USDA is running out of time. On September 30, critical flexibilities for WIC providers will expire. Join us and call on @SecretarySonny and @USDA to extend remote services and keep WIC families safe for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. https://t.co/CBhv2E7pE3

Join us and @NatWICAssoc in calling on @SecretarySonny and @USDA to extend #WIC waivers for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. WIC providers need the flexibility to keep pregnant women, babies, and kids, as well as WIC staff, safe! https://t.co/CBhv2E7pE3

. @AsmAguiarCurry @tashaboerner @AsmAutumnBurke FFCRA will expire on Dec 31, 2020. Without FFCRA protections, millions of Californians will only have 3 #paidsickdays to recover from #COVID19 w/o losing their jobs. Pass #SB1383. A COVID-19 diagnosis shouldn't cost you your job.

. @Asm_Nazarian @AsmBillQuirk @AsmRodriguez52 @JimWoodAD2 Passing #SB1383 would improve #healthequity #racialjustice and #economicjustice to approx. 6 mil Californians. Decrease the gap in job protection by passing SB 1383. #PaidFamilyLeave helps families and caregivers thrive!
California WIC Association
California WIC Association
A federal judge has blocked the Trump Administration's plan to end the 2020 Census early. It now must continue through October 31st. Complete your 2020 census now!
California WIC Association
California WIC Association
Struggling to provide healthy food for your young child during the COVID-19 crisis? If you or another member of your family has lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible for nutritional and breastfeeding support from WIC! WIC provides healthy foods that pregnant and postpartum women, babies, and young children need. Most states are now enrolling new WIC clients over the phone so you do not need to come into the clinic. WIC is here for you!
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¿Pasas apuros para ofrecer alimentos saludables a tus hijitos durante la crisis del COVID-19? Si tú o un miembro de tu familia ha perdido sus ingresos debido a la pandemia del COVID-19, ¡es posible que puedas recibir apoyo de WIC con la nutrición y lactancia! WIC ofrece los alimentos saludables que necesitan las embarazadas, las mamás que acaban de dar a luz, los bebés y los niños pequeños. La mayoría de los estados ahora inscriben a clientes nuevos en WIC por teléfono, o sea que no tienes que preocuparte de ir a la clínica. ¡WIC está aquí para ti!
California WIC Association
California WIC Association
Last night, the House passed a bipartisan agreement to extend government funding through December 11, 2020. This includes an additional $8B in nutrition aid, including extending USDA waiver authority for WIC through September 2021.
California WIC Association
California WIC Association
After months of constant and bold WIC waiver advocacy and coalition building by NWA, USDA announced an extension of WIC flexibilities until thirty days after the end of the nationally-declared public health emergency. NWA remains committed to assisting state agencies and frontline providers with n...

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