James M. Adams, RS, MPH
Women, Infants and Children
Diane Thompson, RN, MSN
Director of Nursing
Laura Roach, RD, LD, CLC
Hours: Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Canton City Health Department
420 Market Avenue, North
Canton, OH 44702
Women, Infants, Children (WIC)
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture. It is a health program that provides nutrition education, supplemental foods, screening and referrals to other health and social service agencies. WIC helps income eligible pregnant and breastfeeding women, women who recently had a baby, infants, and children under five years of age, who are at medical or nutritional risk.
WIC helps to:
* Improve pregnancy outcomes by providing or referring to support services
necessary for full-term pregnancies.
* Reduce infant mortality by decreasing the incidence of low birth weight.
* Increase breastfeeding rates among newborns.
* Give infants and children a healthy start in life by providing nutritious
Clients are seen on an appointment basis only
Contact your local WIC office to schedule an appointment
Go to Eligibilty to see if you or your child is eligible to apply for the WIC program.