OFFICE CLOSINGS IN 2021

SPCC WIC Clinics are scheduled to be closed on the following days in 2021 (subject to change)

  • Monday, January 18, 2021 – Martin Luther King Day
  • Wednesday, January 27, 2021 – Staff Development
  • Monday, February 15, 2021 – President’s Day
  • Wednesday, February 24, 2021 – Staff Development
  • Wednesday, March 24, 2021 – Staff Development
  • Wednesday, April 28, 2021 – Staff Development
  • Wednesday, May 26, 2021 – Staff Development
  • Monday, May 31, 2021 – Memorial Day
  • Tuesday, June 29, 2021 – Staff Development
  • Monday, July 5, 2021 – Independence Day
  • Wednesday, July 28, 2021 – Staff Development
  • Wednesday, August 25, 2021 – Staff Development
  • Monday, September 6, 2021 – Labor Day
  • Wednesday, September 22. 2021 – Staff Development
  • Monday, October 11, 2021 – Indigenous Peoples’ Day
  • Wednesday, October 27, 2021 – Staff Development
  • Thursday, November 11, 2021 – Veterans’ Day
  • Thursday & Friday, November 25 & 26, 2021 – Thanksgiving
  • Thursday, December 2, 2021 – Staff Development
  • Friday & Monday, December 24 & 27, 2021 – Christmas (observed)
  • Friday, December 31, 2021 – New Year’s Day (observed)

World Breastfeeding Week

The interconnected nature of people and the planet requires that we must find sustainable solutions that benefit both. Sustainable development meets the needs of the current generation without compromising future generations.

 

#Breastfeeding is key to all of the @GlobalGoalsforSustainableDevelopment. How will you support breastfeeding for a healthier planet?

 

@UnitedNations @WorldHealthOrganization(WHO) @UNICEF

#WBW2020  #breastfeeding  #WABA

New York State WIC has Expanded its Acceptable Foods List! ¡El program de WIC del Estado de Nueva York ha expandido su lista de alimentos aceptables!

 

Click on the link: https://nyswicvendors.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/New-WIC-Foods-2020-.pdf  to view the NEW items added to the following categories:

Haga clic en el enlace: https://nyswicvendors.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/New-WIC-Foods-2020-.pdf  para ver los NUEVOS alimentos agregados a las siguientes categorías:

    • Tofu
    • Soy Beverage / Bebidas de Soya
    • Yogurt/ Yogur
    • Infant Fruits & Vegetables / Frutas y Vegetales infantiles
    • Infant Meat / Carnes infantiles
    • Hot cereal / Cereales calientes
    • Cold cereal (whole and non-whole grain) / Cereales fríos
    • Whole grains (bread, corn/whole wheat tortillas) / Granos integrales (pan,tortillas de maiz o trígo integral)
    • Juice / Jugo

Click on the link: https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/4099.pdf  to view the WIC Acceptable Foods Card.  

Haga clic en el enlace: https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/4022.pdf para ver la Tarjeta de alimentos aceptados por WIC, en español.

 

Click on the link: https://nyswicvendors.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/3791_NYS_WIC_FoodsGuide-English-FINAL.pdf to view the NYS WIC Foods Guide booklet.

Haga clic en enlace: https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/4469.pdf  para ver el folleto de NYS WIC  Foods Guide, en español.

New York State WIC Acceptable Foods Card Supplement 2020

The New York State WIC Program has released a WIC Acceptable Foods Card Supplement 2020.

Click here NYS WIC Acceptable Foods Card Supplement 2020 to view the new items added to the following food categories:
➢ Tofu
➢ Soy Beverage
➢ Yogurt
➢ Infant Fruits & Vegetables
➢ Infant Meat
➢ Hot cereal
➢ Cold cereal (whole and non-whole grain)
➢ Whole grains (bread, corn/whole wheat tortillas)
➢ Juice

 

Please contact our office if you have questions or concerns.

ProAction of Steuben & Yates, Inc.

Steuben WIC Program

117 E. Steuben St

Bath, NY 14810

607-776-1151 option 2

WIC: Breastfeeding at One Year

Amazing news: The percentage of moms in WIC who are still nursing at one year has more than doubled in the last 20 years. WOW. 🤱👏 #momstrong  ProAction Steuben WIC Program 1-800-553-2033

Signs of Hunger

Your baby can’t talk yet, but she’s communicating with you in different ways. Check out these early signs of hunger you can look for—before your baby stars to fuss or cry! #momstrong

Retailers are Important to WIC!

WIC is a helpful resource for retailers too. Are you a grocer who participates in WIC? We want to hear from you about your experience! Post to our page, and we may share it in a future post with the rest of our community. #WICvoices #momstrong  ProAction Steuben WIC Program 1-800-553-2033

WIC is continuing to provide services to current and new participants.

As part of our COVID-19 response measures,
we are continuing to provide services to current and new participants.
All appointments will be completed by phone.
Staff will call you to complete your appointment at its scheduled time.

We will continue to do our best to assist our communities as best we can.
Thank you for your patience and willingness to work with us in meeting this challenge of today and building hope for the future.

To schedule an appointment please call us and leave a message, we will return your call as soon as possible.

Utica 315-798-5066

Rome 315-356-4755

Herkimer (Ilion) 315-866-5029

Madison (Oneida) 315-323-3210