PARENTS: It is important to us that your children receive their immunizations. We have worked to make it convenient for you. We have developed Fast Track in the first floor clinic area .When a nurse isn’t available in the third floor clinic area during your visit you will be able to come downstairs and receive immunizations in a certain area without waiting with other patients for this clinic area. Please take advantage of this Fast Track and help protect against vaccine preventable diseases.
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children – better known as the WIC Program – serves to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, & children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care. The Cleveland County Health Department WIC Program provides nutrition education and free supplemental food to low income pregnant, post-partum and breastfeeding mothers as well as families with children under five years of age. Participants are screened to determine that they are at a nutritional risk. WIC provides nutrition education and free supplemental foods such as:
The following benefits are provided to WIC participants:
- Supplemental nutritious foods
- Nutrition education and counseling at WIC clinics
- Screening and referrals to other health, welfare and social services
- Education and Information for breast feeding mothers with a Certified Lactation Consultant
The nutrition services at the Cleveland County Health Department are offered to any Cleveland County citizen. A Registered Dietitian provides nutrition education and counseling to individuals or small groups. Diet instruction is available to anyone who is on a special diet for medical reasons. A series of special classes are offered to patients enrolled in the diabetic clinic. In addition, programs on nutrition are given to community groups upon request.
Analyze My Plate
Use this interactive tool to examine what you eat. Create healthy meals by including a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables.
USDA Non-Discrimination StatementIn 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 Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired of have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.