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By Madysen McLain
Gazette Reporter 

WIC gets new system, more accessibility


The Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program (WIC) is making a state-wide switch from paper checks to a credit card format starting at the end of the month.

The new card system could reduce the number of locations where card holders can make purchases because not all stores will be able to install the technology required to process the cards.

WIC in Whitman County

Dianne Heaslet, Whitman County public health nurse, said WIC participants should receive their new card during their first scheduled appointment after July 22. To activate the new card, one must...

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