WIC Deliveries Delayed in Barre, Vt. Due to Flooding

For Immediate Release: May 27, 2011
Media Contact: Communication Office
Vermont Department of Health

BURLINGTON The Vermont Department of Health announced today that WIC supplemental food deliveries in Barre, including the city and town, will not be made today due to flooding. Deliveries scheduled for today will be made on Tuesday, May 31.  


WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children.


The delayed deliveries will impact approximately 120 families in the area.


The WIC program provides foods to help meet nutritional needs of pregnant women, new mothers and children through age 5. WIC serves 17,500 people a month in Vermont . The Health Department also conducts clinics in more than 50 locations statewide. WIC is also a gateway to services for families such as health insurance, immunizations, breastfeeding support, and other health and nutrition programs.


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