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Infant Formula Shortage

The ongoing infant formula shortage has left many caregivers feeling concerned and anxious about their options for safely feeding their babies. USDA continues to support families through this challenging time.

The WIC program aims to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care.

WIC Serves

  • Pregnant women
  • Breastfeeding women
  • Non-breastfeeding postpartum women
  • Infants
  • Toddlers and children up to age 5

Common Locations

  • County health departments
  • Hospitals
  • Mobile clinics (vans)
  • Community centers
  • Schools
  • Public housing sites
  • Migrant health centers and camps
  • Indian health services facilities
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