EXPANDED VERMONT WIC FOOD OPTIONS DURING COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it harder to find some items in the grocery store, including some WIC foods. To help families during this time, Vermont WIC is temporarily expanding WIC-approved foods in the following categories:

 In the store and not sure if it’s a new WIC-approved food? Try the WIC Shopper App to scan the bar code, then compare to YOUR family food benefit list to double check.

*Whole Grain Options

Oatmeal – 16 oz size
16 oz Oatmeal counts as a Whole Grain Option (not Breakfast Cereal)

Bread

Temporary Size Options During COVID 19 If you cannot find a 16 oz WIC bread, you may choose one of the below options Regardless of the size, one of these breads will only count as 16 ounces towards your Whole Grain benefit

Tortillas and Whole Wheat Pasta New Items added:


Helpful Resources Located on WIC Program Website – https://www.healthvermont.gov/family/wic

 

WIC is here for you and we thank you for your patience during this challenging time.

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