If you are unable to find infant formula, the following resources may help your family locate and obtain formula. Additionally, the Kentucky Department for Public Health will distribute updates and additional resources on social media as they become available. Follow the KDPH on Facebook, @kypublichealth, and Twitter, @KyHealthAlerts, or the NCDHD, @NCDistrictHD and @NCDistrict, for more information.
W.I.C. (Women, Infants and Children)
WIC is a special supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) that provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. More than half of the children born in the United States are eligible for WIC services.
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To be eligible for WIC
• Pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to the age of five (5) must be at nutritional risk. The certifying health professional determines nutritional risk based upon national guidelines. This is determined from an assessment including height, weight, blood test, diet and a brief medical history
• The applicant must be a resident of the state of Kentucky and provide proof of residency, income and identity.
• The applicant must meet the income qualifications based on household size.
Contact your local Health Department listed at the bottom of this page for more information about the WIC program and how to apply.
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.