Lawrence County Health Department WIC

Hours of Service

  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 Phone:  (618) 943-3302, Fax: (618) 943-5139


For information or to login and complete education for Health Nutrition Education click the link below

To forward your completed certificates to our WIC department click here.

For further information and resources click here.


WIC is a special supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children



  • Nutrition Education
  • Vouchers for certain nutritious foods redeemable at local grocery stores
  • Referrals for other needed services


  • Resident of Lawrence County
  • Pregnant, Breastfeeding or Postpartum Mother
  • Child birth to age 5 years
Services provided






  • Early prenatal care

  • Referrals for needed services

  • Temporary medical cards

  • Home visits for follow-up


  • Resident of Lawrence County

  • Pregnant Woman

  • Infant or child with special needs


This is a simple urine test There is a minimal charge


Our office routinely does screenings on children ages 1 and 2 years of age and it is required for entering school or day care. 


Birth control is available to residents of Lawrence and surrounding counties. There is a minimal charge for pills and injections. Male and female condoms are also available upon request at no charge.


Requirements for birth control:

  • Proof of pap smear done within the past 12 months

  • A prescription from a Dr. for: Ortho Novum 777, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo, or Depo-Provera


Children and Adults:

  • Routine immunizations are given according to CDC and Illinois Department of Public Health Guidelines

  •  There is a minimal charge per vaccine which may be billed to Medicaid or private health insurance.

  • Flu shots are given in the fall. A minimal charge, Medicare or Medicaid, or Private insurance card is required.

Tuberculosis Testing

The Mantoux Type Test is given on Monday, Tuesday or Friday and individuals receiving test must return in three days to have test read.

There is a minimal charge


Blood Pressures are taken Monday through Friday 8 A.M. - 4 P.M.

Lab draws done every Tuesday morning by appointment. Blood sugar and blood pressure screenings are also conducted at the high rises once a month on a schedule that is posted at the high rise.


Breastfeeding Peer Counseling

Breastfeeding is a baby's best start. A Breastfeeding Peer Counselor is available to help moms-to-be and new moms with questions and assistance regarding breastfeeding. Support is given to inform and encourage a successful breastfeeding experience promoting healthy child development. The breastfeeding peer counselor can be reached through the WIC department by calling (618) 943-3302.


























The guidelines for WIC change every year. Please call our office at (618) 943-3302 for information.*

* Annual FCS Income guidelines for the WIC Program were obtained by multiplying the annual federal poverty guidelines and increment for each additional family member by1.85, dividing by 12 (52), and rounding the results upward as necessary.

The guidelines reflect 185% of poverty and meet the requirements of 7 CFR, Part 246 (AMDT.3).


Bales, Marsha


Bandy, Donna

WIC Supervisor

Padilla, Joslynn


Gray, Celia "Jane"



WIC Billing / Clerk

Weiss, Kaeli

WIC Clerk


Breastfeeding Peer Counselor









































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