Women Infants and Children WIC Archives

WIC and MHSI Network celebrates National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August 20, 2020

WI Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program says: #LetsLatch August has been designated as Breastfeeding Awareness Month. The national breastfeeding campaign, “WIC Breastfeeding Support: Learn Together, Grow Together” centers around a mother’s journey while considering and initiating providing breastmilk for her baby. The goal along the journey is to ensure mothers are given support,… [Read More]

Wisconsin Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) announces COVID-19 income and other updates on services

April 9, 2020

Welcomes those who are furloughed to check if they are eligible In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and rising unemployment, Wisconsin WIC continues to serve WIC participants and encourages all eligible parents and expecting parents to sign up. All 69 WIC Local Agencies in Wisconsin are supporting WIC families at this time, but it… [Read More]

Wisconsin Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Announces COVID-19 Income and Other Updates on Services, Welcomes Those Who are Furloughed to Check if They are Eligible

April 2, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and rising unemployment, Wisconsin WIC continues to serve WIC participants and encourages all eligible parents and expecting parents to sign up. All 69 WIC Local Agencies in Wisconsin are supporting WIC families at this time, but it is recommended to call your local WIC clinic before coming in…. [Read More]

Ascension St. Joseph continues work to improve health equity

April 18, 2019

New services and programs continue to be added at Ascension St. Joseph while Ascension Wisconsin continues to formulate a plan to improve the health of residents in the Sherman Park and West Burleigh Street neighborhoods. Over the last eight months, Ascension Wisconsin has been listening to local stakeholders through patient interviews, community conversations, a Community… [Read More]

City of Milwaukee Health Department partners with Ascension St. Joseph to open Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) office

April 11, 2019

On Monday, April 8, 2019, Ascension Health in partnership with the City of Milwaukee Heath Department, hosted a grand opening of a new Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) office at Ascension St. Joseph to help give more women and children access to the nutrition they need. WIC offers nutritious foods, nutrition education, including breastfeeding promotion… [Read More]