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Lowfat Milk Change

Beginning September 29, 2014, women and children age 2 and over will be able to buy only 1% lowfat milk and nonfat milk with their WIC checks.  WIC will no longer provide 2% reduced fat milk as a standard milk.

Healthy Milk Choices Materials

  • Poster-Bilingual English/Spanish (PDF, 8 1/2" X 11") ...18" X 24"  ---Mandatory for all sites (July - December 2014)
  • Handout (PDF, English) ...Spanish | Arabic | Armenian | Chinese | Hmong | RussianVietnamese  ---Mandatory for all participants (July - September 2014) 
  • Points to Cover for Handout (PDF) ---Mandatory for staff (minimum points required to cover; for use by any staff)
  • WIF Insert:  Bilingual English/Spanish (PDF) ---Mandatory for all participants (September 29 - December 31, 2014) ---Coming August 2014!
  • Group and Individual Education Materials ---Optional (July - September 2014)
  • Lesson Plan (PDF, English) ...Spanish
  • PowerPoint Presentation (PowerPoint, English) ...Spanish
  • Worksheet (PDF, English) ...Spanish | Arabic | Armenian | Chinese | Hmong | Russian | VietnameseNew
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    Timeline

    June 2014

    • Materials posted to website
    • Materials distributed to local agencies
    • Staff prepare for lowfat milk change

    July-September 2014 

    • Staff educate participants about upcoming lowfat milk change
    • Poster displayed and handout given to participants with minimum points covered  (This is NOT considered a nutrition education contact.) ---Mandatory
    • Group and individual education offered ---Optional GA class
    • September 29, 2014 lowfat milk change implementation begins

     September 29-December 31, 2014 

    • Staff educate participants about milk change
    • Poster displayed and WIF insert given to participants ---Mandatory
     
     
    Last modified on: 7/2/2014 2:36 PM