CURRITUCK COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) - Currituck County Social Services is partnering with the Health Department and Lower Currituck Food Pantry to provide baby formula to families on the WIC program during the government shutdown.
Tuesday, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced the discontinuation of WIC vouchers as a result of the government shutdown.
Anyone who was issued vouchers before Oct. 8 may still use those vouchers.
Currituck Social Services says WIC clients should keep their October appointments. Clients in need of baby formula or food assistance should call the Health Department at 252-232-2271.
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