Health Services Provided by Andrew Co. Health Department

(Please ask to speak to a nurse if you need these services)

  • Pregnancy Testing $5
  • Lactation Support - free
  • Breast Pump Rental - $40
  • Lead Screening - $10 (free for Medicaid)
  • Car Seat Checks - free
  • Immunizations (by appointment and walk-ins with nurse availability)
  • Blood Pressure
  • Blood Sugar
  • Tuberculosis Screening $10
  • Weight Monitoring
  • Hemoglobin
  • Head Lice Check
  • STD Testing, Counseling and Referral
  • Disease surveillance, investigation and follow-up
  • Health Educator - does onsite health education of a variety of topics

Women, Infants, Children

WIC is a nutrition education, health promotion and supplemental food program to assist women, infants and children who have nutritional needs.

Who can qualify?

  • Women/Teens who are pregnant
  • Infants
  • Women/Teens who are breastfeeding
  • Children up to age five
  • Women/Teens who have had a baby less than six months ago
    (Income guidelines apply call to see if you qualify)

The benefits of WIC include:

  • Nutritional education and guidance for you and your children, no cost
  • Breastfeeding education and support at no cost
  • Nutritious foods to supplement your diet
  • Referrals for health care

To see if you are eligible please contact this office for an appointment

WIC services are provided by appointment only

WIC services are provided every Monday and Wednesday of each month

Missouri WIC New Income Guidelines
The program, commonly known as WIC, seeks to improve the health of low- and moderate-income families by providing access to nutritious foods and helping to develop healthy habits. The program is provided at no cost to eligible mothers, babies and children.

WIC also provides information about healthy eating, nutrition and breast-feeding and refers participants to other health-related services.

The program is limited to families with incomes of up to 185 percent of the federal poverty level, which is adjusted annually based on the cost of the living. Families must also meet other eligibility guidelines to participate.

The income limits are based on family size. To be eligible for the WIC program, the family’s maximum income cannot exceed the following amounts:

April 1, 2017 - March 31, 2018

Family Size Annual Monthly Weekly
1 22,311 1,860 430
2 30,044 2,504 578
3 37,777 3,149 727
4 45,510 3,793 876
5 53,243 4,437 1,024
6 60,976 5,082 1,173
7 68,709 5,726 1,322
8 76,442 6,371 1,471
9 84,174 7,015 1,619
10 91,908 7,659, 1,768
11 99,641 8,304 1,917
12 107,374 8,948 2,065
13 115,107 9,593 2,214
14 122,840 10,237 2,363
15 130,573 10,882 2,512
16 138,306 11,526 2,660
Each additional family member + 7,733 + 645 + 149

Pregnant women are counted as two family members. Income guidelines are based on 185% of poverty level.

Missouri residents can find out if they qualify for the program by making an appointment at a local WIC office. Local offices throughout Missouri can be found at or in the phone book under county services.

During the appointment, applicants need to provide family income information and proof of residency and identity. They also need to answer questions about past and current health, have their height and weight taken, have a finger-stick blood test done (except for babies up to 9 months old), and talk with a health professional about nutrition education and health needs. If eligible, families will receive vouchers to buy specified food items at authorized grocery stores.

The program, formally known as the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

For more information, contact a local WIC provider or visit the state health department’s WIC Web site at

This institution is an equal opportunity provider

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