Maximizing WIC’s Role in Supporting Health, Food Security, and Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Opportunities for Action

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it is crucial to preserve access to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) food benefits, nutrition and breastfeeding support, and referrals to services. The COVID-19 virus is negatively impacting public health and the American economy, creating significant challenges for low-income people. This resource outlines key actions WIC, advocates, partner organizations, and State and local policymakers can take to help preserve access to WIC during this pandemic. Click here to access this tool.