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Public Health Emergency Declaration Renewed

  Public Health Emergency Declaration Renewed Recently, HHS Secretary Xavier Beccera extended the national public health emergency declaration for COVID-19. The HHS Secretary must renew the declaration every ninety days for urgent flexibilities - including...

Washington State Maternity Practices Survey Results

State Report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2018 Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC) survey show that Washington is ahead of the national average! View Washington Report: Washington MPinc report. State Reports which will...

Help Plan the 2020 WIC Conference

We are looking for your ideas and help to plan the 2020 WIC Conference! Please take this short survey to share your ideas for topics, speakers, and the opportunity to serve on a planning committee or help during the conference. Thank you! Conference Dates and...

Jane Heinig Toddler Feeding Follow-up

Many parents face the challenge of a child that they classify as a “picky eater.” In April, Dr. Jane Heinig, from the UC Davis Human Lactation Center, presented “Helping Parents Understand Their Toddlers: Practical Ways to Promote Healthy Eating Among Infants and...

WIC is Open!

WIC Clinics in Washington State are open during the partial federal government shutdown. WIC checks may be used in grocery stores. For questions, contact your local WIC clinic.

Nutrition First Wishes you a Happy Holiday Season!

2018 Highlights Thank you for your support of Nutrition First in 2018!  We are pleased to share the highlights or our work that uphold our mission of supporting and promoting good nutrition, breastfeeding, and equitable access to...

Newsletter Archives

Trainings, Advocacy, and More!

Read about trainings, advocacy opportunities, and more in this issue of the Nutrition First newsletter!

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August in World Breastfeeding Month! Learn more in our August newsletter

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July Newsletter

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Upcoming Events

Foundations in Lactation Support – on demand Webinars coming soon!

09/10/2021 – 12/21/2021 @ All Day – Foundations in Lactation 2021   Updated for 2021 to be more inclusive of the diverse population WIC serves! Registration is now open for Foundations in Lactation!  This training is perfect for those new to providing breastfeeding support as well as those who want a refresher on how to support breastfeeding families. This training covers staff […]

Annual Advances in Lactation Support Conference: September 21, 2021

09/21/2021 @ 8:30 am – 4:15 pm – Annual Advances in Lactation Support Conference (Virtual) Tuesday September 21, 2021 presented virtually with live presentations and Q & A Sessions will be recorded and available through December 2021 AGENDA 8:30am -10:00 am: The Impact of Historical Trauma on Breastfeeding and Why It Matters (part 1) Speaker:  Leanne Brock 10:00-10:15am:       Break 10:15am -11:45 am […]

Recent Job Postings

Nutrition Assistant Certifier I and Nutritionist – RD (WIC, Snohomish County)

Sea Mar CHC has multiple job openings for Nutrition Assistant Certifiers and RDs. Snohomish County has openings for both positions with details and more information on the Sea Mar website. (Openings in other locations posted on the website as well).

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WIC Coordinator, Registered Dietitian, CDCHC (Seattle, WA)

Any interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: Human Resources Department, e-mail to hracct@cdchc.org. Be sure to refer to “Registered Dietitian” in the subject of your email. Read further for job details and what they are looking for in the cover letter.

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Registered Dietitian Supervisor – Seattle, WA

The Registered Dietitian (RD) Supervisor is responsible for the management of the Nutrition team, serves as a clinician for the Nutrition and Family Services (NFS) team including the WIC program, and supports the NFS Director with the development, evaluation and implementation of NFS services. This position also provides therapeutic diet instruction and/or nutrition counseling to […]

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