Chesapeake WIC

Chesapeake WIC The Virginia WIC Program is a Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children.

Our goal is to improve the health of pregnant women, infants and children (under 5 years) through better nutrition and access to health care. WIC provides nutrition education, private and group consultations with a nutrition expert, free nutrition assessments, support and help with breastfeeding, referrals to other medical and health care services, and access to healthy foods. The WIC program serv

es approximately 150,000 participants in Virginia through local health departments and satellite sites. Apply today: https://www.myvawic.org/

*This institution is an equal opportunity provider.*

If you or someone you know are looking for help with food, The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore p...
01/04/2024

If you or someone you know are looking for help with food, The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore posted their Mobile Pantry schedule for January! Please save and share these dates with friends and family who may be in need. 🚛🍽 ❤️

01/04/2024
Important Announcement: Formula Recall📣‼️A formula recall has been issued for Nutramigen Hypoallergenic Infant Powder. I...
01/04/2024

Important Announcement: Formula Recall📣‼️

A formula recall has been issued for Nutramigen Hypoallergenic Infant Powder. If your child is currently on Nutramigen formula, please check the batch code on the bottom of the can. If the batch code matches the codes listed in the picture below, please do not use the formula.

For more information about the recall, visit: https://www.fda.gov/food/cfsan-constituent-updates/reckittmead-johnson-nutrition-voluntarily-recalls-certain-nutramigen-hypoallergenic-powdered-infant

You can also contact your local WIC office if you have any further questions or concerns about the formula recall.

12/04/2023
Holiday Food Safety Tips!
11/15/2023

Holiday Food Safety Tips!

This week's NuBite… Holiday Food Safety Tips! 💡

Keep your leftover foods safe by following these helpful tips.

Need holiday recipe inspiration? 💭 Check out our NuBite recipes & tips on our website: https://stores.numatters.com/nubite-tipsheets/

11/08/2023

Hear that? *hack*cough*sniff*achoo! Yep. Virus season is here. Protect yourself from this year's snot crop. Come to our flu and COVID vax walk-in clinic this Thursday, November 9, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Ages 6 months and up.

10/04/2023
09/05/2023

Here are the mobile pantries for the first full week of September! Come to any of the listed locations at the indicated date and time with an empty trunk and we'll bring the food to you.

08/10/2023

Hello Chesapeake Families!

Our doors are Open!
Come old, come new,
We are here to serve you!
VirginiaWIC.com

See you soon!! 🥳🤱🏾🎈
08/03/2023

See you soon!! 🥳🤱🏾🎈

You heard it here first; August 2023 is now Breastfeeding Awareness Month! Why celebrate for a week, when we can do the ...
08/03/2023

You heard it here first; August 2023 is now Breastfeeding Awareness Month! Why celebrate for a week, when we can do the whole month. 🎉The Chesapeake WIC program will continue to be a valuable resource to all of our breastfeeding participants. Thank you to Governor Youngkin for the recognition of Breastfeeding Awareness Month! If you would like more information about our breastfeeding services, please contact our office. For more information about breastfeeding visit: https://wicbreastfeeding.fns.usda.gov/
🌎🤱💕

Working mothers in particular should receive   counselling and support during before and after delivery, to build their ...
08/02/2023

Working mothers in particular should receive counselling and support during before and after delivery, to build their confidence and skills to enable them to breastfeed in the face of challenges.

This , let’s make a difference for working parents & enable breastfeeding! Contact our office or visit our webpage for more information about your breastfeeding rights 🤱🏽💕

https://wicbreastfeeding.fns.usda.gov/your-breastfeeding-rights

08/02/2023

World Breastfeeding Week AUGUST 1-7
Happy Breastfeeding Awareness Month! This week is World Breastfeeding Week. Did you know breastfeeding contributes to the survival, health, and well-being of all? It is imperative to protect breastfeeding rights worldwide. Stay tuned to learn more! , , , , , , ,

Looking for employment opportunities? Chesapeake WIC is hiring! Please visit the webpage below for more details about th...
07/11/2023

Looking for employment opportunities? Chesapeake WIC is hiring! Please visit the webpage below for more details about the position.

Food is medicine! If you have experience in nutrition, dietetics, food service, or a related field, plus enjoy helping growing families stay healthy, Chesapeake WIC at the Chesapeake Health Department is the place for you.

This position closes on July 25. Apply through this link today! https://www.jobs.virginia.gov/jobs/nutritionist-associate-chesapeake-virginia-united-states-5be2bd01-7eb3-45f6-96f6-363408fef574

**Applications will only be accepted through the jobs.virginia.gov website. Applications submitted to Facebook will not be considered**

06/11/2023

Help us spread the word about the ’s next drive-thru food distribution on Tuesday, June 13, from 9AM to 1PM at Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater.

Remember:
• Guests will be directed to enter via Dam Neck Road.
• Please come with your trunk empty.
• Put your car in park at each stopping point and end all phone calls.
• Once you have pulled up to the loading station, please remain in your vehicle.
• The distribution will go until 1PM or until food runs out, whichever comes first.

Can’t make it? Be sure to use the Foodbank’s online partner agency directory or find a distribution near you. https://foodbankonline.org/directory/

WIC Farmers MarketNutrition Program *2023*Operates June 1-November 18
06/01/2023

WIC Farmers Market
Nutrition Program
*2023*
Operates June 1-November 18

Hello Chesapeake WIC Families!How to Find a Farmers’ Market?To find a farmers’ market in Virginia, visit: https://vafma....
05/30/2023

Hello Chesapeake WIC Families!

How to Find a Farmers’ Market?

To find a farmers’ market in Virginia, visit: https://vafma.org/find-market
OR
Download the Virginia Farmers Market Trail app from the iPhone App Store
OR
Scan this QR code with your phone’s camera.

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05/25/2023

Breastfeeding Tip!
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Chesapeake, VA
23320

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am - 5pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 5pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 5pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5pm
Friday 8:30am - 5pm

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(757) 382-8608

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