BATON ROUGE -This week E.A. Conway Medical Center reopened its Women, Infants & Children (WIC) clinic to serve Northeast Louisiana residents. The operating hours for the WIC clinic at this location are 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.
The clinic is on the first floor of E.A. Conway Medical Center and is located at 4864 Jackson St, Suite 462, Monroe., La. To make an appointment, call (318) 330-7980.
WIC services will also continue to be provided 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday at the Ouachita Parish Health Unit located at 1650 Desiard St., Monroe, La. and 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday - Friday at the St. Francis Healthy Kids WIC Clinic at 3510 Medical Park Dr., Suite. 7, Monroe, La.
WIC is the United States Department of Agriculture's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, infants, and children (under 5 years of age). WIC provides nutritious foods, nutrition information, breastfeeding promotion, breastfeeding support and referrals to other health and social services. For more information about WIC, visit http://www.wic.dhh.la.gov/.
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals strives to protect and promote health statewide and to ensure access to medical, preventive and rehabilitative services for all state citizens. To learn more about DHH, visit http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov. For up-to-date health information, news and emergency updates, follow DHH's blog, Twitter account and Facebook.