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Posted on: April 4, 2018

[ARCHIVED] New eWIC Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Cards Now Being Used

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WIC Makes a Healthy Difference!

Do you have a child under age 5 years? Are you pregnant or breastfeeding?

WIC is a Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children up to age 5 years. The WIC Program serves as a resource for clients to receive nutrition education, breastfeeding support and services, and healthy foods. It also serves as a referral resource for health care or other programs. Here are a few tips for a healthier family:

Eat low fat meals including more fruits and vegetables

Eat more high fiber whole grains

Drink less juice and sweetened beverages

Make family meals matter

NEW! eWIC Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card is now being used in Pitt County. There is also an exciting new App to help make shopping for WIC foods simple, safe and convenient!

Applicants must live in North Carolina, meet income guidelines, and have an identified nutrition/medical risk factor. For more information, please contact 252-902-2393. You can also visit the WIC web site at www.nutritionnc.com.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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