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3/19/2020 4:48:00 PM
Lincoln County WIC PROGRAM & COVID-19

Lincoln County Health Department
Press Release

LINCOLNTON - This article provides information related to WIC and COVID-19 from the Lincoln County WIC Program.

WIC Clinic Status Update

(English version)
Update: Most WIC clinics are still open. However, some WIC clinics will close temporarily to protect the health of WIC participants and staff. Your local WIC clinic will contact you if they are closing.

Important: If you or anyone in your family have a fever, cough, or difficulty breathing, please call your WIC office and reschedule your appointment. You may also be able to complete your WIC appointment over the phone. Thank you and be safe.

(Spanish version)
Última información: la mayoría de las clínicas de WIC todavía está abiertas. Sin embargo, algunas clínicas de WIC cerrarán temporalmente para proteger la salud de sus participantes y personal. Tu clínica local de WIC se comunicará contigo si va a cerrar.

Importante: si tú o algún familiar tiene fiebre, tos o dificultad para respirar, por favor, llama a tu oficina de WIC y cambia tu cita. Es posible que puedas realizar la cita con WIC por teléfono. Gracias y cuídate.

Dangers of Homemade Infant Formula

(English version)
Is your grocery store out of your WIC infant formula? Please contact your local WIC clinic and ask for help. Do not try to make homemade infant formula, as it is dangerous for your baby. Please know that WIC is always here to help and support you during these difficult times. #WICStrong

(Spanish version)
¿Se ha acabado el preparado o fórmula para bebés de WIC en tu supermercado? Por favor, comunícate con tu clínica local de WIC y pide ayuda. No trates de hacer preparado en casa, ya que es peligroso para tu bebé. Ten en cuenta que WIC siempre está aquí para ayudarte y apoyarte en este difícil momento. #WICStrong

Breastfeeding and COVID-19 Guidance

With various recommendations circulating from medical, public health, and breastfeeding authorities regarding breastfeeding and COVID-19, it can be difficult to navigate which resource is best to use. The National WIC Association recommends following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) guidance for breastfeeding and COVID-19.

The Lincoln County WIC Program is located at 200 Gamble Drive, Lincolnton, NC 28092. For more information call 704-736-8640 or 704-736-8639. Hours of Operation: Mon., Wed., Thurs. 8-5:30; Tues. 8-7; Fri. 8-12:30.

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