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See is a WIC Nutrition Assistant and Certified Lactation Counselor at our Kings Canyon office. See can be defined by her hardworking attitude and friendly personality. She is always positive and tackles problems with a little bit of humor. She has a great relationship and cares for her participants—making sure they receive the service they deserve.    See is very knowledgeable about breastfeeding and is one of the go-to Lactation Counselors at Kings Canyon. As a seasoned…

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Elsa Sanchez is a WIC Nutrition Assistant at our Clovis office. Elsa exemplifies humility, kindness, and consistent dedication through the work she does. She is a humble, hard-working employee who is respected with the up-most high regard by her co-workers, supervisor, and participants. Elsa values participants and coworkers by always showing respect and dignity. She unfailingly cultivates a positive, empathetic work environment. Elsa is reliable, always willing to step in to help out in any…

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Fresno County Department of Social Services announced February CalFresh benefits, formerly known as the food stamp program, for most participants were issued early on January 15, 2019. These are not additional benefits, but February benefits issued early due to the government shutdown and will need to last through the month of February. For assistance with your CalFresh benefits, contact Fresno County Department of Social Services at (559) 600-1DSS (1377) Read the full statement on…

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Breastfeeding and being sick

Posted on Jan 16, 2019

Continue breastfeeding if you are sick! It’s that time of year again when people are sneezing, coughing and getting sick! Unfortunately, moms are not immune from catching a bug that may be going around. Many moms are concerned, and rightly so, that if they get sick they will get their baby sick. Moms that are breastfeeding are especially concerned with this because of their close contact with their baby during feedings or fear their milk will make the baby sick. Myth: I need to stop…

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Worried about making your CalFresh/Food Stamp/SNAP benefits last? Sign up with Fresno EOC WIC! We are open for business during the government shutdown. If you are pregnant, recently postpartum, or have children under 5 years, you may qualify for WIC. If you have Medi-Cal/Medicaid, CalFresh/SNAP, or CalWorks, you already qualify for WIC. FresnoEOC.org/WIC today! For more information, visit the following pages: Apply for Fresno EOC WIC Who Qualifies Frequently Asked Questions For…

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Unpaid Federal Workers May Apply For WIC Help may be available for you if you are a federal worker without pay or on furlough.  If you are pregnant, recently postpartum, or have children under 5 years, you may qualify for WIC.   For more information, visit the following pages: Apply for Fresno EOC WIC Who Qualifies Frequently Asked Questions For questions, call (263) 263-1150 See also: Make your CalFresh/Food Stamp/SNAP benefits last during the shutdown

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Congratulations to Jacqueline Silagan, our Employee of the Month for December. A Lead WIC Nutrition Assistant at our Kings Canyon office, Jacqueline stands out for her tactfulness, resourcefulness, and flexibility. She is respectful with clients and staff when addressing concerns and questions. She works well with others, can keep a calm demeanor during busy times and is known to be fair with team members. Jacqueline demonstrates empathy by making sure all our clients feel welcomed, respected…

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Winter lunches are available at select Fresno EOC WIC locations for winter break 2018.  December 18, 2018, to January 4, 2019 Meals will be available Monday - Friday from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Locations Shields/First3257 E. Shields Ave Kings Canyon4995 E. Kings Canyon Ages 1-18 / no documentation required Need somewhere closer? Text ‘Food’ to 877877 Click here for more information on this initiative funded by the USDA

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  A WIC Nutrition Assistant at Fresno EOC WIC, May Yia Ly is known for her positivity, hard work, and caring nature. May Yia’s kind and caring nature contribute to promoting a pleasant and happy work atmosphere. You can count on her positive outlook every day and her positivity is felt as soon as she steps through our office doors. May Yia is a dedicated hard worker. She is prompt to work and ready to assist staff when our site gets busy. She consistently retains high production…

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Angelica Gutierrez is a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor at our Clovis office. Angelica stands out for her positive attitude, open heart and passion for helping others. Her counseling skills are consistently above standards and are a reflection of her positive attributes. She offers education and support to moms in a gracious, supportive way. She listens to her clients and coworkers, offers supportive feedback, and always has the client’s best interest at hand. Angelica takes the time to…

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