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New income guidelines for WIC announced

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Published: Nov. 16, 2020 at 10:58 AM CST
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SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (KFVS) - The Southern Seven Health Department (S7HD) announced there are new income guidelines for the Women Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC).

WIC is for pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to five-years-old in need of food assistance.

The following chart outlines the new income guidelines for WIC:

Family sizeWeeklyMonthlyYearly
1$454 $1,968 $23,606
2$614 $2,658 $31,894
3$773 $3,349 $40,182
4$933 $4,040$48,470
5$1,092 $4,730 $56,758
6$1,251 $5,421 $65,046
For each additional family member add$160$691$8,288

For more information on the the WIC program, contact S7HD at 618-634-2297.

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