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Monroe County Health Department

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Monroe County WIC

The goal of the WIC program is to support and educate pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and young children in achieving optimal health and nutrition! Find us on Facebook!

WIC Rights and Responsibilities can be found here

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Please find the full non-discrimination statement here.

What Does WIC Provide?

Nutritious foods such as, milk, eggs, cereal, fruits and vegetables, whole wheat/whole grain foods, juice, canned or dried beans and peas, peanut butter. Click here for a full list of the foods that WIC provides.

Breastfeeding education and support.

Individualized Nutrition Education for eating healthy during pregnancy.

Individualized Nutrition Education for your infant and toddlers.

Individualized Nutrition Education and Fit Families program for preschoolers.

Referrals to community programs.

How Do I Apply For WIC or See if I’m Eligible?

 You call us at 608-269-8671 or download the prescreen application below, complete, and e-mail it to monroecounty.wic@co.monroe.wi.us, and one of our staff will follow up with you.

WIC Prescreen App-English

WIC Prescreen App-Spanish

Where is WIC Located?

You can find us at 315 West Oak St, Sparta, WI, 54656. Click here to see us on google maps

Farmers Markets

Sparta

Mueller Square, Downtown Sparta, 100 Block of North Water St

Third week of May to Third week of October.

Saturdays 8 am – noon, Wednesdays 3pm – 6pm

Contact Information:

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Spartawisconsinfarmersmarket/

Tomah

Gillett Park, E. Holton Street Tomah, WI 54660

May 2nd-October 31st, 2018

Wednesdays 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturdays 6 a.m.-1 p.m.

Website: http://www.tomahwisconsin.com/tomah-farmers-market

Food Pantries

Our Monroe County nutrition resources guide is updated annually.  If you notice errors or would like your food pantry added to the guide, contact Patricia Hagen. 

To download the nutrition resources guide, click here

Recipes

Getting colorful fruits and vegetables in your diet everyday can be easier than you think! You can search the Produce for Better Health (PBH) Foundation’s recipe data base by clicking here.

The PBH Program endorses recipes that promote fruit and vegetables and are low in fat and cholesterol. You can see their criteria for including recipes here.