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Marshall County Health Department

Lacon, IL

Women, Infants & Children

A nutrition education and food supplement program designed to give pregnant women and their infants and children up to age five a sound foundation for optimum growth and development.

You may qualify to take your WIC Classes on-line. Please ask your WIC Nutritionist about this option.

You may qualify for WIC if you:

  • Live in Marshall County
  • Are pregnant or have a child less than 5 years of age.
  • Meet WIC income guidelines
  • Have a nutritional risk


Illinois WIC Program Information (Illinois Department of Human Services)
Illinois WIC Food List
Illinois WIC Food List (Spanish)
List of Area Stores That Accept WIC Coupons
www.choosemyplate.gov

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call 800/795-3272 or 202/720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Quick & Easy Fruit Desserts
  1. Sliced navel oranges drizzled with fat-free chocolate syrup and topped with toasted sliced almonds.
  2. Angel food cake topped with a fruit purée made from fresh or unsweetened frozen berries or mixed fruit.
  3. Apple wedges drizzled with fat-free caramel sauce.
  4. Fruit kebabs served with a dip made from low-fat vanilla yogurt.
  5. A fruit parfait made with a layer of fresh pineapple or canned pineapple (in its own juice), a layer of prepared low-fat vanilla or lemon pudding, a layer of thawed frozen blueberries and another layer of pudding.
  6. Cherry-Chocolate-Almond Pudding – Prepare a 4-serving size of fat-free chocolate fudge pudding and mix in ½ teaspoon of almond extract and 2 cups of fresh or frozen pitted cherries.
  7. Rice pudding made with brown rice, fat-free liquid eggs and low-fat milk. Stir in dried cherries or mashed ripe bananas.
  8. Pears poached in white grape juice and topped with fat-free chocolate syrup and a dollop of reduced-fat whipped dessert topping.
 

Games that Teach Kids about Fruit & Vegetable Nutrition

Check Out The  Kids’ Website, FoodChamps.org, for games that teach kids about fruits and vegetables and healthy eating. 
 

Have you received your flu shot this season?

Flu Shots are available!
Give us a call at 309-246-8074.

Immunization Clinic Monthly
1st Tuesday - 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
3rd Tuesday - 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
at Marshall County Health Department


24 Hr Emergency Contact Info
309-246-2115