Breast milk is the best source of nutrition for infants and children. It protects against many illnesses, promotes bonding, and is always available. Breastfeeding remains critical during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about recommendations for pregnancy and breastfeeding and COVID-19 here.
Programs and Services
The WIC Program is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children funded by the United States Department of Agriculture.
The Nutrition Services Branch promotes sound nutrition habits among infants, children and women in their child-bearing years.
Branch staff work with county, state and private agencies to improve health status.