Missouri expands income guidelines for WIC program

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.– More Missouri residents will be eligible to take part in the Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) starting April 1 due to expanded state income guidelines.

Officials say studies show participation in the WIC program results in fewer low-birth weight babies, fewer infant deaths, more regular medical care, and reduced health care costs.

Here are the revised Missouri WIC income guidelines effective April 1, 2021-March 31, 2022:

For more information about joining the program head to the Missouri Health Department’s WIC page.

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