Essex County will host the following WIC clinics during the month of October.
On Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. there will be a WIC clinic at the ambulance building in AuSable Forks; on Thursday, Oct. 15, from 1-7 p.m., a clinic will be held at the WIC office in Elizabethtown; and Thursday, Oct. 22 a clinic will be held from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Methodist Church in Keeseville.
WIC will now be offering whole grain breads, rice and tofu as well as baby foods including vegetables, fruits and meats, in addition to milk, cheese, eggs, cereal, juice, and peanut butter to pregnant and breastfeeding women and children. WIC also provides vegetables and fruits to participants older than one.
Monthly gross income eligibility for a family of four must be less than $3,400. For each additional family member, add $577. For more information, or to make an appointment, call 873-3560.