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WIC stands for Women, Infants and Children and is a supplemental food and nutrition program for income eligible persons with nutritional need. WIC serves pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants up to one year of age and children up to 5 years of age. Contact Rice County WIC at 507-332-5906 or visit the Women, Infants, & Children page.
In Faribault: at the Rice County Government Services Building (Public Health, Social Services, and the Information Desk), District One Hospital (main lobby), the Welcome Center, the City Hall building, and Three Rivers Community Action Center
In Northfield: at the City Hall building (second floor, Rice County Satellite office), Northfield Hospital (main lobby), Northfield Community Resource Center (north lobby), and the Northfield Community Action Center; in Morristown, at the Community Center; in Lonsdale, at City Hall; and in Dundas, at City Hall.
For more information about the program, call 877-321-2652 or contact Deb Purfeerst at Rice County Public Health at 507-332-5914 or you can visit NACo Prescription Discount Card Program.
Rice County offers immunization clinics for those unable to obtain them from a private provider. A donation of $21.00 is requested for each immunization, but immunizations are provided regardless of whether a donation is made. Visit the Immunizations page for more information.