Alert: The Georgia Department of Public Health urges parents to talk to their pediatricians for guidance during baby formula shortage. Learn more.

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If you have affected formula that was purchased with WIC vouchers, please call 770-514-2389 for an appointment to exchange for new vouchers.

About WIC:

The Georgia Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age 5 who are found to be at nutritional risk.

WIC works! Did you know that WIC has been proven to reduce rates of childhood obesity, improve dietary intake of women, and more? Since its beginning in 1974, the WIC Program has earned the reputation of being one of the most successful federally-funded nutrition programs in the United States.

As a WIC participant, you’ll have access to:

  • Supplemental nutritious foods,
  • Nutrition education and counseling at WIC clinics,
  • Breastfeeding promotion and support,
  • Screening and referrals to other health, welfare, and social services.”

Celebrating Nutrition Month (March) and Registered Dieticians

Our WIC Director, Elisa Garnett, with some of our team members from Senior Services, along with Commissioner JoAnn Birrell at a Cobb County Commissioner’s Meeting received a proclamation celebrating Nutrition Month (March) and Registered Dieticians in our community.

Pictured, L to R: Dr. Jatunn Gibson, Public Services Agency Interim Director and Cobb Senior Services Director; JoAnn Birrell, District 3 Commissioner; Elisa Garnett, WIC Director; Ioana Bovo-Nicolescu, Senior Services Division Manager; Jobcy Alexander, Cobb Senior Services Registered Dietitian

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Cobb & Douglas Public Health WIC, a GA WIC provider, is open for all services at the following five locations: Acworth, Douglasville, Marietta, South Cobb and Smyrna. Please call our phone center (770-514-2389) for an appointment, to apply for services, or to return for eligible services.

All clients are seen by appointment only. Call the CDPH WIC Call Center at 770-514-2389 for an appointment or visit the Georgia Gateway Customer Portal and someone will contact you.

There is some paperwork to be completed when you come to the WIC office.

For Online Nutrition Classes, visit: http://www.gawiconline.org/. Complete one lesson for credit. Instructions on how to complete a lesson. Print the certificate and return to your clinic.

Georgia’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (GA WIC) is currently the fifth largest