The impact of the ongoing pandemic and the recent 2022 Abbott recall of certain powdered formulas has led to periodic infant formula shortages for all consumers, including WIC families. More information for WIC families on infant formula availability can be found at the California WIC Infant Formula Availability webpage.

Certain lot numbers of Similac, Similac PM 60/40, Alimentum and EleCare powdered formulas have been recalled. Check the lot number on the bottom of your formula to see if your formula needs to be returned. If you have recalled formula, do NOT use it. Return it to the store or call the manufacturer at 800-986-8540 for replacement. Find out more about the recall at the Abbott Recall webpage (www.similacrecall.com).

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How Can I Get WIC

WIC has local offices all over California. Set up an appointment at an office near you!


Or you can call toll free: 1-888-WIC-WORKS (1-888-942-9675)

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What do I bring to my first WIC appointment?

  • Each person who will be enrolling into the WIC program
  • Identification - for yourself & any children age birth to 5 years
  • Proof of address - a document verifying your current address
  • Proof of income - current documents such as, paycheck, tax return or letter from employer

What should I expect at my first WIC appointment?

  • A review of the WIC program services & benefits, including an Individualized Nutrition Assessment for each qualifying member of your family



Your California WIC Card

The California WIC Card makes shopping fast and easy. Take a look at this instructional video to find out more:

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In-Person Tel: 1-800-852-5770
Email: WIC@cdph.ca.gov



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