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Mercer County WIC Program

286 Blue Prince Road
Bluefield, WV - 24701


About Mercer County WIC Program

Additional Counties Served: Fayette, Logan, McDowell, Mingo, Monroe, Raleigh, Summers, and Wyoming.

Green Valley is the place to be...where the Mercer County TSN/WIC Program is growing healthy pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants and children up to the age of five.

Come to the valley! Visit our clinic on Blue Prince Road. You will find a convenient location with a warm, child-friendly atmosphere, toys for the children, a large waiting room, and plenty of parking space.

If you want to find out if any members of your family qualify for WIC or schedule an appointment, you may call us at 325-3922 or 1-888-454-3928. Our office hours are 8:00 to 5:00 Monday through Thursday.

WIC Helps YOU Help Your FAMILY by:
providing health screenings and nutritional counseling to help you, your baby and your children stay healthy,
food packages to help you purchase healthy nutritious food,
and free lactation services to help you with your breastfed baby.

To be eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), a person must meet three criteria. The criteria are:
1. Category
Pregnant women
Women who are breastfeeding an infant (under one year of age)
Postpartum women to the sixth month after delivery
Children from birth to five years of age

2. Income
Income eligibility requires that a household have gross income at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level.

3. Nutrition Risk
Nutrition risk is any medical or health problem which can be corrected or lessened by proper amounts and types of food intake. Examples of nutrition risk are:
Low iron levels
Insufficient growth, i.e. low weight for age, low weight for height
Premature delivery
Inadequate dietary intake (types or amounts of food)

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