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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 13-524


Women, Infants and Children Program Public Meeting

[43 Pa.B. 1672]
[Saturday, March 23, 2013]

 The Department of Health (Department) will hold a public meeting to receive comments and suggestions about the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC Program). The meeting will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Family Health Council of Central Pennsylvania, Inc., 3461 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Suite 303, Camp Hill, PA 17011.

 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 meeting 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, Bureau 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, 2013.

 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 2014 Federal Fiscal Year, which runs October 1, 2013, to September 30, 2014.

 For additional information or for persons with a disability who wish to attend the meeting and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to do so should contact Bonnie Mellott at (717) 783-1289. Speech and/or hearing impaired persons may contact V/TT (717) 783-6514 or the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Services at (800) 654-5984.

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

Acting Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 13-524. Filed for public inspection March 22, 2013, 9:00 a.m.]

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