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Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Public Health
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

Office Location:


Mecklenburg County Public Health
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

MAP

HOW ARE WE DOING?

Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

Please do not send confidential information
via email.


704-336-4700

Key Initiatives

​​WIC

Open and Serving You During COVID-19WIC logo

WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

There have been some modifications in how services are provided in response to COVID-19. Click here for emergency response updates.



Notice: On June 8, 2021, the FDA announced that Beech-Nut Nutrition Company has issued a voluntary recall of one lot of Beech-Nut single grain rice cereal due to the presence of inorganic arsenic. Learn more from the FDA >>



Formula Shortage Recommendation, May 2022


During the infant formula shortage, WIC participants will be able to choose any container size of Gerber infant formula and quantity of cans indicated on their shopping list. For example, if Gerber Good Start Powder is on the Shopping List, the participant can choose 12-ounce, 20- ounce or 32-ounce containers of Gerber Good Start powder. Please note that the 12-ounce and 20-ounce cans will be redeemed as 1 can; the 32-ounce cans would be redeemed as 2 cans.


Families are Encourage To Take These Actions to find Formula:


• Families and clinics can contact manufacturers for help in finding formula

• MyGerber Baby Expert

• Abbott's Consumer Hotline: call 1-800-986-8540 and urgent product request line

• Reckitt's (Mead Johnson) Customer Service line: call 1-800 BABY-123 (222-9123)

• Families needing help with formula costs who have not applied for assistance are encouraged to learn more about WIC at https://www.nutritionnc.com/wic/ or apply for FNS (formerly known as food stamps) at https://epass.nc.gov


Breastfeeding

• Women who are pregnant are encouraged to consult with a health care provider about breastfeeding their infant.




 

Apply For WIC Services

• Are you PREGNANT?

• BREASTFEEDING an infant under 12 months of age?

• Have a BABY or CHILD under five years of age?

Apply for WIC services TODAY to receive nutritional food and counseling for you and your children. Breastfeeding support is also available

Make your WIC appointment by calling 704-336-6500.

Language assistance services are available free of charge. All are welcome regardless of immigration status.

Have the Following Documents Ready

• Identification for you and your child
• Proof of your current address
• Proof of household income (or Medicaid or SNAP card)
• Height and weight measurements from most recent MD visit

New applicants may self-refer by using the online referral form to initiate the certification process.

We Offer Two Convenient Locations With Evening Hours

2845 Beatties Ford Road                              5624 Executive Center Drive, Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28216                                     Charlotte, NC 28212

 

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday: 7:45 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 7:45 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

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.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. 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.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or 

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Address

Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Public Health
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

Office Location:


Mecklenburg County Public Health
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

MAP

HOW ARE WE DOING?

Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

Please do not send confidential information
via email.


704-336-4700

Key Initiatives