Being a mom is so busy these days, running from here to there. And somehow, we still need to manage to complete weekly tasks like making it to the grocery store to pick up food for the family. Do you ever feel that it’s not always easy to find the WIC approved foods that you are looking for on the shelves? To help save you time at the grocery store, WIC has designed shelf tags that have the WIC logo on them. These shelf tags can be used by grocery stores to help you identify WIC approved foods easily and quickly – making trips to the grocery store short and sweet. Is your local grocery store using WIC shelf tags? If not, let us know by clicking on the ‘comment’ link below and we’ll send them a supply of shelf tags.
Highlights of the August 23rd Public Health Council Meeting posted on Aug 23
This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council featured a series of Determination of Need (DoN) requests, informational updates on the status of various pending amendments to regulations, final votes on other amendments to regulations, and a pair of informational presentations on pressing public health …Continue Reading Highlights of the August 23rd Public Health Council Meeting
Ensure a Healthy Future with Vaccines! posted on Aug 22
Taking them to their sports physical, making sure they eat healthy and get plenty of sleep…you know these are crucial to your child’s health. But did you also you know your preteens and teens need vaccines to stay healthy and protected against serious diseases? There …Continue Reading Ensure a Healthy Future with Vaccines!
Massachusetts Breastfeeding Month! posted on Aug 15
National Breastfeeding Month is here, and Massachusetts is joining the celebration— Governor Baker has proclaimed August 2016 Massachusetts Breastfeeding Month! Promoting and supporting breastfeeding is a key priority for health care providers and the Department of Public Health. Breastfeeding protects against infection, promotes a healthy …Continue Reading Massachusetts Breastfeeding Month!