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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...

Nominations for Breastfeeding Awards

Do you know a Breastfeeding Champion? Here is your chance to nominate them for a well-deserved award! Again this year, Nutrition First will be presenting two breastfeeding awards in coordination with the Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington. We are seeking...

Newsletter Archives

January newsletter: Celebrating 50 Years of WIC

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Advocacy Time! January 2023

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October Newsletter

Advocacy opportunities & Foundations Training is Live!

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Upcoming Events

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2024 Washington WIC Conference

03/19/2024 – 03/21/2024 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm – The Washington State WIC Office and Nutrition First hope you enjoyed the 2024 Annual Conference: Advancing Change Together: 50 years of WIC!  If you were a registered attendee, you can access the recordings on the Whova site through June 21, 2024. The program is full of important topics related to everyday issues in WIC, you […]

Nutrition First’s 2023 Annual Training: Creating Healthy Relationships with Food

10/25/2023 – 10/27/2023 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm – VIRTUAL This training provides a fresh, global approach to nutrition that attendees will walk away feeling ready to provide culturally relevant, approachable, and evidence-based nutrition services.  It is appropriate for all levels, from paraprofessional to Master’s level dietitian.   It has been approved for 11.25 continuing education credits. The first two days of the workshop feature […]

Recent Job Postings

Gig Work: Bilingual Voice Talent

Contract Opportunity: Bilingual Voice-Talent We are seeking qualified bilingual, native speakers in various languages, listed below.  You might be the right fit if you can work independently,  have a dynamic speaking voice, have basic tech skills, and are interested in helping non-English speakers learn how to use their WIC benefits. Each language voice-over project will […]

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WIC RD – Full Time King County

Summary We are seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Nutritionist II to join the Float for the Public Health-Seattle & King County WIC Team. This is a lead position that provides support and work direction/training to WIC staff, but is also responsible for performing the full scope of Nutritionist duties, along with providing nutrition program coordination […]

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Maternal Support Services Nutrition and WIC Assistant – Seattle Roots

WIC/MSS Nutrition Assistant Maternal Support Services Nutrition and WIC Assistant Salary: $22.50 – $33.59 per hour, payable bi-weekly. The salary scale for this position is between steps 0 and 19, depending on experience. This is an Non – exempt, Hourly position, 40 hours a week. This is a union position.  Applicants must pass an extensive background […]

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