County of Marin Health and Human Services

What happens after I make an appointment?

Answer: 

  • Review of income.
  • Review of health and medical history.
  • Review of usual dietary intake and eating patterns.
  • Review of immunization record (children only).
  • Height & weight measurements taken.
  • Hemoglobin test performed (over 9 months of age).
  • Meet with health professional for determination of nutrition eligibility for program.
  • Discuss foods that will be received from WIC.
  • Learn nutrition & health information applicable for participant.
  • Learn about other helpful services & resources in the community.
  • Learn about how to use the WIC Food Instruments (checks).
  • Make next appointment to pick up Food Instruments and receive additional nutrition education.