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Food Policy Council Will Host WIC Webinar June 21 from 12 – 1 p.m.

Jun 03, 2024

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The Cumberland County Department of Public Health is partnering with the Joint Fort Liberty & Cumberland County Food Policy Council to host a Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) 101 Informational Webinar June 21 from 12 – 1 p.m.


The webinar will provide information to healthcare providers and agencies providing services to women and children information about WIC. Members of the public are also invited to participate. The webinar will help participants better understand:


  • Strategies to effectively screen for food security
  • WIC eligibility criteria including required medical documentation
  • WIC food and formula benefits
  • Breastfeeding support
  • What to expect during a WIC appointment
  • Making a referral to WIC
  • Other local resources to address food insecurity will also be provided

A question-and-answer session will be held at the end of the presentation. To attend the WIC 101 Webinar, go to https://meet.goto.com/526527421. The webinar will be recorded and available to watch on YouTube.


WIC is a public health nutrition program administered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) providing nutrition education, nutritious foods, breastfeeding support, and healthcare referrals for income-eligible women who are pregnant or post-partum, infants, and children up to age 5. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Find out more at USDA Nondiscrimination Statement / Aviso de No Discriminación

For more information about the Joint Fort Liberty & Cumberland County Food Policy Council, or to apply for a position on the council, go to www.cumberlandcountync.gov/departments/public-health-group/public-health/community-services/food-policy-council.


If you would like more information about the Cumberland County Department of Public Health’s programs and services, health-related data, or community resources, please call 910-433-3600 or visit with someone at the information desk or visit our website at cumberlandcountync.gov/publichealth. Comments are welcome and can be submitted to cumberlandcountync.gov/departments/non-departmental-group/feedback. The Health Department is located at 1235 Ramsey St., Fayetteville.