WIC provides nutrition education, nutritious foods and breastfeeding education and support to women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants and children under the age of 5 years. The WIC Program is an important part of good health care during important times of growth and development for children to make sure they are healthy and don't get serious health problems.
Nutrition assessment, education and counseling
Vouchers to use at major grocery stores for nutritious foods including milk, eggs, cheese, cereal, fruit juice and peanut butter or dried beans
Referral to health and social service providers
Breastfeeding education and support
WIC is for people who live in Muskingum County that are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants and children until their 5th birthday, that meet income guidelines (are within 185% of the poverty level for their household) and are at risk for medical or nutritional problems.
For appointments, bring:
Proof of household income
Identification (ID) that includes birth date
Children under age 5 with ID that includes birth date
Proof of address
If pregnant, a physician statement that will verify due date
An applicant/participant must meet specific income guidelines to participate in WIC. The Ohio WIC program income guidelines are equal to185% of the HHS poverty income guidelines.
In order to be eligible for WIC, the gross countable income of the economic unit, of which the applicant/participant is a member, must be less than or equal to the Ohio WIC program income guidelines for economic unit size.
Location: 333 Putnam Avenue, Zanesville OH 43701
Hours: by appointment.
Telephone: (740) 454-5040.
Fax: (740) 454-5120