Monroe County WIC to issue benefits

The Monroe County Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children will issue benefits and offer nutrition-education days for February.

Participants may come to the WIC office in Sparta from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, or from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21.

WIC provides healthful foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support and referrals to healthcare and community resources.

For more information or if interested in finding out if you or your family may be eligible for WIC services, call 269-8671.

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