To find out if you may be eligible for the WIC program, contact us at 606-878-7754.
WIC is a short-term intervention program designed to influence lifetime nutrition and health behavior in low income women who are pregnant or has given birth to an infant 6 months old or less, and infant and children from birth to 5 years of age who need nutritional support.
WIC is a federally funded program, provided by the USDA, and not only provides supplemental nutritious foods, but also offers a health care aspect.
WIC participants are provided nutrition education and services; breastfeeding promotion and education; and access to other educational materials for prenatal and pediatric health-care services.
For more information on the Kentucky WIC Program, visit the following link:
*The below Approved Food Listing has been extended through 9/30/2018.
WIC Mobile is an online application that allows Kentucky WIC Participants the ability to find retailers near them and obtain a current balance of benefits on their WIC EBT Card.
You can access the online application at this weblink: http://www.kywic.com
The features of this online application include:
Review the following screenshots for assistance with using the WIC Mobile Online Application:
Click LOGIN to access your account details. The following screen will display:
Laurel County WIC Vendors
(List Revised 10/1/14)
EC Porter Store
714 East 4th Street, London, Ky 40744
1805 N. Main Street, London, Ky 40741
1732 W Hwy 192, London, Ky 40741
625 Flatwood Road, Corbin, Ky 40701
420 E. Hwy 552, Lily, Ky 40740
1812 N. Main Street, London, Ky 40741
825 S. Laurel Road, London, Ky 40744
Thompson Drug South
975A S. Laurel Road, London, Ky 40741
1851 W. Hwy 192, London, Ky 40741
60 S. Stewart Road, Corbin, Ky 40701
1775 Hwy 192 W, London, Ky 40741
Kentucky WIC Vendor Information: Click here for more information about becoming a WIC Vendor
Online nutrition education is available for Laurel County Health Department WIC Participants. WIC participants must meet specific criteria to qualify for online nutrition education.
The health professional (nurse or nutritionist) will determine the WIC participant's eligilibity for online nutrition education during the certification visit and will offer the opportunity for online nutrition education at that time. If the WIC participant does not qualify for online nutrition education, the health professional will not offer the opportunity.
If you have been informed by the health department staff that you are eligible to complete your WIC Nutrition Education Follow-up Visit using the Online Nutrition Education Program, you may access the website by clicking the following link:
To download and view the instructional flyer for wichealth.org,
You must know your Household Number to access the online system. If you have not been told by a health department employee that you qualify for online nutrition education, you must come to the health department clinic for your WIC visit, even if you have completed an online nutrition lesson.
If you are not sure or can not remember if you were told that you qualify for Online Nutrition Education, please contact our office at 606-878-7754 to verify your eligibility.
WIC is an equal opportunity program. Persons who believe they have been discriminated against because of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability should write to the Secretary of Agriculture, USDA, Washington D.C. 20250
WIC FARMER'S MARKET PROGRAM
Laurel County will be participating in the WIC Farmer's Market Program for the first time in 2017. Eligible WIC participants can receive WIC vouchers for purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables at the London-Laurel County Farmer's Market.
Vouchers are limited and will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. The initial voucher distribution will be July 1st, 2017 at the Farmer's Market located at the corner of Main Street and Whitley Street in London. Any remaining vouchers will be distributed at a time to be determined by the Laurel County Health Department. Distribution information will be posted here on our website and on the Laurel County Health Department Facebook Page.
Vouchers can be used anytime between the date of distribtion and October 31st, 2017. Lost or damaged vouchers can not be replaced.
Additional questions should be directed to Laurel County Health Department 606-878-7754.