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You asked! We listened! In order to improve WIC wait times, we are pleased to offer call in clinic effective January 2nd, 2019. To schedule a same day appointment, simply… Read more about WIC Call-In Clinic at the Macon County Health Department
National Nutrition Month is here to help you “Go Further with Food”! When you look at your plate, is it colorful? Eat a variety of foods from all of the… Read more about Celebrate National Nutrition Month!
Here are some tips to help keep your little ones safe and avoid these hazards: 1. Choose age appropriate toys by reading the age label on the toy. For children younger… Read more about December is National Safe Toys and Gifts Month
Have a picky eater at home? Research has shown that kids who help shop and prepare foods are more likely to eat them! Try new foods to catch their interest…. Read more about Picky Eaters?
This week is National Farmers’ Market Week! Celebrate by using your WIC Farmers’ Market coupons at a local market or at the Health Department’s Market Wednesdays from 10am-2pm.
Women Infant Children (WIC) participants are able to receive Farmer’s Market coupons at their appointments! On WEDNESDAYs, there will be a Farmer’s Market at the Macon County Health Department from… Read more about Farmer’s Market at the Macon County Health Department beginning Wednesday, August 2!
This Saturday, July 29th, the YMCA will be hosting a BACKPACK ATTACK from 9am-12pm. Children going into grades Kindergarten through 6th grade will be able to receive a FREE backpack… Read more about July 29, 2017 – Free BACKPACK and supplies!
Physical activity is important for everyone and can produce long term health benefits. Children ages 2-5 should be active several times each day. Choose a developmentally appropriate activity like playing… Read more about Outside Activities this week in Decatur!
This Friday, May 19th, the Children’s Museum of Illinois will be hosting ‘Music at the Museum’. Museum educators will lead this interactive musical program from 10 – 10:45am. On Saturday,… Read more about Family Friendly events this week in Decatur!
Celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend by attending the Zippy Zoo Day with mom at Scovill Zoo. There will be games, gifts and animal presentations. Moms will receive free admission with… Read more about Mother’s Day is May 14th!