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Veggies and Fruits Increase Provides More Nutritional Access to WIC Families

By Renay Rouse

June 02, 2021

Florida WIC will be implementing the CVB increase beginning June 1, 2021 until September 30, 2021. All women and children 1 – 4 years old who participate in the WIC Program will receive an increase in their fruits and vegetables cash voucher to $35 per participant, per month. For example, a pregnant woman and her 2-year-old child will receive a total of $70 cash voucher to use on fruits and vegetables per month from June

– September 2021. Fruits and vegetables can be fresh, frozen or canned. Any brand, variety, size, with no added sugar, syrup, artificial sweeteners, fat, or oil. Organic fruits and vegetables are allowed.

For more information on enrollment and eligibility for the WIC Program at the Florida Department of Health in Martin County, as well as breastfeeding assistance please call 772-221-4986 or visit http://martin.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/clinical-andnutrition-services/wic/index.html