WIC benefits remain available across Colorado until further notice
CRAIG — All Colorado clients in the Women, Infants and Children Program, or WIC, will continue receiving food benefits until further notice. Clients should continue using their eWIC cards to shop for healthy foods and keep their regular clinic appointments.
For up-to-date information, visit coloradowic.com.
Northwest Colorado Health, the WIC provider for Moffat, Routt and Jackson counties, will continue accepting new clients. For more information, call 970-871-7653.
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