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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...

Nutrition First Announces 2018 Conference Schedule

Nutrition First will offer several education opportunities in 2018! Registrations will open February 1. Printable Schedule with Descriptions:2018 Nutrition First Conference and Training Dates May Tuesday May 1 - Foundations in Lactation Support - Dumas Bay Center,...

2018 Nutrition First Board Members

Nutrition First would like to welcome our new 2018 Board Members! Zenobia Bailey Delores Baccus Season Fagan Kelsey Krieger Lindy Marquez  They join the following Board Members who will continue their terms in 2018. Past-President: Larisa Harvey Incoming President:...

Nutrition First is Looking for Additional Board Members

Are you looking to try something new and/or to broaden your life experience? Are you committed to supporting and promoting breastfeeding, good nutrition and equitable access to healthy food through education and advocacy? What does the board do? Members of the Board...

State Shut Down Avoided

The legislature acted at the very last minute and avoided a state shut down: the Governor signed the 2017-19 operating budget late last night. But their work isn't done yet - they were not able to come to an agreement on the capital budget, so we hear negotiators will...

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Nutrition First is hiring! November newsletter

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October Newsletter

Advocacy opportunities & Foundations Training is Live!

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Trainings, Advocacy, and More!

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

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Upcoming Events

Advances in Lactation Conference – September 28, 2022

09/28/2022 @ All Day – Save the Date and Call for Abstracts:   2022 Advances in Lactation Conference   Colleagues, friends, and supporters; Nutrition First, the WIC Association of Washington, is excited to announce that we are in the planning stages for this year’s Advances in Lactation Conference! The conference will again be virtual and will be held on Sept […]

Annual Nutrition Conference – June 8, 2022

06/08/2022 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm – Registration for Nutrition First’s 2022 Annual Nutrition Conference is now available! 2022 Nutrition Conference Agenda The conference will again be virtual and held on June 8, 2022. Activities will begin with virtual networking at 8:30am, followed by the start of the conference at 9:00am and wrapped up by 4:00pm. This year’s theme is Shaping the Future of Nutrition […]

Foundations in Lactation Support – available now!

09/10/2021 – 12/31/2022 @ All Day –

Updated in 2021 to be more inclusive of the diverse population WIC serves!

Recent Job Postings

Nutrition Assistant – North Meridian Public Health, King County

Women, Infants & Children (WIC) is looking to hire a career service Nutrition Assistant to join the North Meridian Public Health team in North Seattle. The Nutrition Assistant will provide services to clients participating in the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Program, assess eligibility, and provide nutrition education to individuals and families – both through individual appointments and in […]

Registered Dietitian and WIC Coordinator

Full Job Description JOB DESCRIPTION POSITION TITLE: Registered Dietitian and WIC Coordinator EFFECTIVE DATE: 01/19/2022 APPROVED BY: Brandy Taylor Dept: Medical About Country Doctor Community Health Center: Country Doctor Community Health Center (CDCHC), is a not-for-profit organization that operates two primary care clinics, After-Hours Clinic, a school-based health center, and a Dental clinic. Our Carolyn Downs […]

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Nutrition Assistant Certifier I – Multiple Locations

Sea Mar Community Health Centers Nutrition Assistant Certifier I Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington State. Sea Mar proudly serves all […]

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