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Island County > Public Health > Community & Family Health > Women, Infants, and Children

 Updates

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Temporary WIC Baby Formula Options!Washington State Dept. of Health

​RECALL NOTICE

Certain JIF peanut butter products are being recalled over concerns for potential salmonella contamination. The products were distributed throughout the US and include creamy and crunchy peanut butter, natural honey and squeezable pouch peanut butter.

The lot code numbers end in 425. You can find the lot code alongside the best-if-used-by date on the product packaging. To find out more visit here


Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)

Welcome to the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program in Island County. WIC is a place where families receive healthy food as well as screenings, referrals, education, and a lot more. Almost half of all babies in Washington state are on WIC. All services are provided at no cost to qualifying Island County families.

  • Health screening

  • Nutrition and health education

  • Breastfeeding support

  • Help getting other services

  • Monthly benefits for nutritious foods

Quick Links

WIC's temporary increase for fruit and vegetable benefits is continuing through September 30, 2022.
WIC participants will get more money for frozen and fresh fruits and vegetables each month.Veggies.PNG
  • $24 for children participants
  • $43 for pregnant and non-breastfeeding participants
  • $47 for breastfeeding participants

Make a plan to use WIC fruit and vegetable benefits while this temporary increase lasts. Find recipes, tips, and ideas here. For more info, check outhis flyer.

Program Eligibility

  • Income eligible military or Washington state residents, including working families
  • Pregnant women
  • Women who are breastfeeding a baby under 1 year of age
  • Women who have had a baby in the past six months
  • Parents, step-parents, single father, guardians, and foster parents of infants and children under the age of 5 can apply for their children
  • Families on Medicaid, Basic Food and/or TANF (Temporary​ Aid to Needy Families)​​
Nutrition Apps

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Discover new ways to prepare budget-friendly foods. Find out more here.

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Student-oriented app for help making smart dining decisions throughout the day. Find out more here.

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Use this app to track benefits, find recipes, and confirm food eligibility on the go. Find out more here.

Washington WIC is an equal opportunity provider. 

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In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. Find out more here.

 Contact


Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
On-call 24/7
(360) 544-2150

1791 NE 1st Ave 
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Mon - Thu
360.240.5554 (phone)
360.544.2239 (text)​

5475 Maxwelton Road
Langley, WA 98260​
Thur only
360.221.8880 (phone)
(​360) 544-2238 (text)

127 N. East Camano Drive 
Camano Island, WA 98282
Mon only
360.544.2633