- Programs & Services
WIC is the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program which serves low income pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women and children under age five who have a nutritional need. WIC is a federally funded program and is administered by the Texas Department of State Health Services. WIC services are available to anyone who lives in Texas and meets the program guidelines regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability or immigration status.
Women are encouraged to enroll into WIC as soon as they learn they are pregnant.
The goals of the WIC Program are:
WIC Program Services Include:
United Medical Centers Health Education & Nutrition Counseling Programs are for all patients who are interested in diabetes education & management, hypertension education &
management, cholesterol education & management, weight management, and nutritional education.
We are also involved in the community by attending the Ventanilla de Salud at our local Mexican consulate and offering Sit and Be Fit exercises to local adult daycare facilities. Monthly in-house health screenings which are free to the public and all UMC's patients. Once a month, during UMC's Saturday clinic, they offer a weight management class at the main clinic on Veteran's Blvd. in Eagle Pass that is completely free to whomever wishes to attend.
Our Nutritionist and Registered Dietitian will show you how to make beneficial choices that will help with issues related to: