WIC

WIC

Infant formula recall

The FDA issued an advisory alert to consumers to avoid purchasing or using certain Similac powdered infant formula products.
Check the code printed on the product packaging near the expiration date. The code for affected products includes the following:

  • The first two digits of the code on the can are 22 through 37, and
  • A code on the container contains K8, SH, or Z2, and
  • An expiration date of 04/01/2022 or later.

Powdered infant formula that does not have the above codes are not affected. Liquid Similac is not part of the recall.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

WIC family

Our goal is to help our community raise healthy kids

The WIC program helps low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 by providing nutritious foods, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care, including:

  • nutritious food 
  • health screenings
  • nutrition education 
  • breastfeeding support

How to Qualify for WIC

To qualify for WIC you must:

  • Live in Oregon. You do not have to be a U.S. citizen to get WIC services. 
  • Be a woman who is pregnant or has just given birth, an infant or a child under 5 years old. Dads, guardians and foster parents can apply for WIC for their children. 
  • Meet income guidelinesIf you are on OHP, SNAP or TANF, you automatically qualify for WIC. 
  • Have a nutritional need or risk.

How to enroll in our program

Please note that if you have OHP, SNAP or TANF you automatically qualify.

  1. Fill out our form to get an appointment and confirm eligibility
  2. Wait until we contact you
  3. Email your proof of identity, address and gross income to wic@clackamas.us. (See below for examples of documentation we need.)
  4. Read your Rights and Responsibilities
  5. Fill out the Participant Signature form and email to wic@clackamas.us.
  6. We will text you a link to connect to your video call appointment. 
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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

If you are pregnant, have recently given birth or might become pregnant in the future, the CDC strongly recommends you get a COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccines are safe, and they reduce your chances of getting severe COVID-19. Plus, the antibodies you make may offer protection for your baby! 

County COVID vaccine page
Questions Email: COVIDVaccine@clackamas.us

What to expect during your video appointment

A WIC staff member will

  • Text you a link to connect the video call. 
  • Ask for recent measurements for the WIC participant.
  • Talk about your family’s health and diet needs. 
  • Tell you about other programs in the community.
  • Provide benefits to buy WIC approved foods

Online nutrition education

healthy eating WIC

Healthy eating is a big part of our program. Complete your lessons online at wichealth.org. Let us know when you complete your lesson and we’ll issue your next WIC benefits.

Locations

Canby

Canby Foursquare Church
2350 SE Territorial Rd
Canby, OR 97013 map
Tuesdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
 

Oregon City

999 Library Ct.
Oregon City, OR 97045 map
Fax: 503-655-8387
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
 

Milwaukie

Wichita Center for Family and Community
6031 SE King Rd
Milwaukie, OR 97222 map

Sandy

Sandy Health Center
38872 Proctor Blvd
Sandy, OR 97055 map
Fridays only 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Healthy Smiles Program

Cancelled until further notice

Little boy getting his teeth checked at the dentist.Healthy Smiles Program, offered at WIC, is a cavity prevention program for children ages 0-5 and pregnant women in Clackamas County. The program includes free oral health screenings, dental information and fluoride varnishes.

Untreated cavities can cause pain and infections that may lead to problems with eating, speaking, playing, and learning.

Baby Dental Day Program

Clackamas County Dental Clinics are offering Baby Dental Day Screenings.

The Baby Dental Day Program is for children 0-3 years old and is a great way to get your baby used to dental professionals looking at their mouth and teeth. You will get your dental questions answered and help your baby have a healthy smile.  

Gladstone Health Center- Dental Clinic: 1st Friday 8:30-Noon
Sunnyside Health Center- Dental Clinic: 1st Tuesday 8:30-Noon
Beavercreek Health Center- Dental Clinic: 3rd Friday 8:30-Noon

Dental Plans accepted at Clackamas County Dental Clinics:

  • CareOregon Dental:  Comprehensive care.
  • ODS/MODA/Delta – Unassigned and non-capitated with HealthShare CCO:  Comprehensive care.
  • Open Card or CAWEM+:  Comprehensive care.

To schedule a Baby Dental Day appointment, for more information about dental care access, or if your child has CareOregon Dental coverage and are interested in a preventative video appointment, email dental@clackamas.us.

About Us

We help more than 6,867 women, infants and children through nutrition or breastfeeding education, referrals and healthy food. Participation in WIC results in lower rates of low birth-weight babies, fewer children at risk of anemia and less children above an ideal body weight for their age.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call 800-795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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