Questions remain on WIC closure
(WRAL News) Questions are mounting about the Department of Health and Human Services’ decision to stop issuing food vouchers to people in a federally funded program designed to ensure proper nutrition for pregnant women and their young children. The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, also known as WIC, serves 264,000 low-income families in in North Carolina. The program operates in all 50 states, and the federal shutdown affected all of them. But North Carolina was the only state to stop issuing vouchers.
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