A.V. FOOD VOUCHER PROGRAM PRAISED.Byline: Daily News
LANCASTER - A U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded supplemental food vouchers program for women, infants and children - known as WIC WIC - WAN Interface Card - has received top marks from state health officials.
The Palmdale and Lancaster WIC programs, administered by Antelope Valley Hospital, received a mark of ``no findings'' - meaning no improvements are needed - in the biannual bi·an·nu·al
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bi·an evaluation by the California State Department of Health.
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The program, which serves more than 12,000 Antelope Valley residents monthly, was one of two programs in California to receive a ``no findings'' evaluation.
State health officials commended the Antelope Valley program for its campaign promoting breast-feeding breast-feeding /breast-feed·ing/ (brest´fed?ing) nursing; the feeding of an infant at the mother's breast. , use of food models for portion size and the clinic staff.
The evaluations also commended program director Maureen Simanski and coordinator Pamela Stanley.
``We provide a meaningful service to the community, and it's also a great place to work,'' Stanley said.
Further information on the WIC program may be obtained by calling (661) 949-5805.