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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 12-339


Women, Infants and Children Program Public Meetings

[42 Pa.B. 1102]
[Saturday, February 25, 2012]

 The Department of Health (Department) announces three public meetings on the following dates at the location indicated to receive comments and suggestions about the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).

 Williamsport—10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, April 12, 2012, Bi-County WIC Program, 612 West 4th Street, Williamsport, PA 17701

 Philadelphia—10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, May 1, 2012, NORTH, Inc., 642 North Broad Street, Suite 101, Philadelphia, PA 19130-3409

 Pittsburgh—10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, May 3, 2012, Allegheny County Health Department, Investment Building, 6th Floor, 239 Fourth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

 The general public is invited to provide comments on all aspects of the WIC Program's operations. The purpose of the WIC Program is to provide nutrition, education and supplemental foods to eligible persons with an emphasis on reaching and enrolling women in the early months of pregnancy, migrants and homeless individuals. Call (800) WIC-WINS for eligibility criteria for participation. Persons wishing to provide comments at the public meetings are requested to preregister with the Pennsylvania WIC Program Office by calling Bonnie Mellott, Public Health Program Administrator at (717) 783-1289. Those unable to attend are encouraged to submit comments to the Department of Health, Division of Women, Infants and Children (WIC), 2150 Herr Street, 1st Floor, Suite B, Harrisburg, PA 17103-1625. Written comments will be accepted until May 31, 2012.

 Written comments and those presented at the meetings will be used in developing the State Plan of Program Operation and Administration for the WIC Program for the 2013 Federal Fiscal Year, which runs October 1, 2012, to September 30, 2013.

 For additional information or for persons with a disability who require an alternative format of this notice (for example, large print, audiotape or Braille) who wish to attend the meetings, preregister or provide comments and require an auxiliary aid service to do so, contact Bonnie Mellott at (717) 783-1289, or for speech and/or hearing impaired persons V/TT (717) 783-6514, or the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984.

 WIC is administered by the Department and funded by United States Department of Agriculture. WIC is an equal opportunity provider. These meetings are subject to cancellation without notice.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 12-339. Filed for public inspection February 24, 2012, 9:00 a.m.]

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