2007 WIC Updates

December 31, 2007
2009 National WIC Association Calendar Art Competition
Voter Registration
Breast Pump Policy 6.05100
University of Alabama Pediatric Nutrition Satellite Conference Sites Needed
HANDS Help Desk Coverage
DCN Assignments using SCLR screen
HANDS Changes effective 1/1/08
Participant No-Show Report on the Web
Breastfeeding Conference

December 17, 2007
Educational Opportunity
New WIC Education Handout: "Tobacco, Alcohol, and other Drugs (#508)"
Disaster/Emergency Preparedness Plan
No WIC Updates Next Week

December 10, 2007
New State Breastfeeding Coordinator
Upcoming Holiday- December 24, 2007
NEW WIC Promotional Poster
Program for Dietetic Interns
Size Change - Nursette Products - Mead Johnson Nutritionals (MJN)
Revised WIC Supply Request Form (WIC-8)
WIC Food Package Interim Rule

December 3, 2007
Initial Contact Date
HANDS Help Desk Coverage-Upcoming Meetings and Holidays
Caseload Update
WIC Training Schedule for January through June 2008 (Attachments)
Revised Documentation For Medical Needs Formula Issuance
Missouri Birth Defects Prevention Month
Translated Forms and Resource Material – CD
National WIC Association Issues Urgent Legislative Alert
Voter Registration Information Request
2008 Enhancement Project Announced

November 26, 2007
Name the New WIC Data System Contest
Update on New WIC Data System and Answers to Questions
HANDS System Change - Effective 12/3/07
Discontinued Paper Reports - Effective 12/3/07
HANDS - Keying a Breastfeeding (B) woman to Nonbreastfeeding (N)
New State WIC Office Staff Member

November 19, 2007
Name the New WIC Data System Contest
WIC 24 Clarification

November 13, 2007
Upcoming Holidays
"Blue Card" Questions and Answers-WIC Program Updates
Program for Dietetic Interns
Missouri WIC Cultural Competency Full Reports
Final 2007 Contract WIC 24 due November 30, 2007
Name the New WIC Data System Contest

November 5, 2007
Program for Dietetic Interns
Redesigned WIC Exit Counseling Handout
WIC HANDS Changes Effective 11/13/07

October 29, 2007
HANDS Help Desk Coverage- November 12, 2007
WIC Audit Closure Correspondence

October 22, 2007
Manual Check Program - Test Print
Infant Nutrition and Feeding Guide
"Missouri WIC Works" Poster
Redesigned WIC Appointment/Reminder Card
WIC Food Package and Label Image Notification

October 15, 2007
New Voice on the HANDS Help Desk
NWA National Depression Screening

October 9, 2007
Microcuvette Deliveries
Breastfeeding Video
New Nutrition Education Material
National Advisory Council on Maternal, Infant and Fetal Nutrition (Council)
September Caseload Update
FDA Public Health Advisory

October 1, 2007
WIC HANDS Training On-the-Job (OTJ)
HANDS Help Desk Coverage
Food and Formula Reference Sheet - New Information 
VENA Education Committee
National WIC Association (NWA)'s 2008 WIC Calendars
Reminder – Mandatory Value Enhanced Nutrition Assessment (VENA) 3 Step Counseling Training
FIPS County Codes for H201/H202 HANDS screens
Multi-user Electric Breast Pumps

September 24, 2007
HANDS Binder Materials CDs
October 2007 WIC Program Updates Handouts
HANDS Changes - Effective 10/1/07

September 17, 2007
Missouri Approved for a New Data System
New Name for Division of Medical Services
2 to 5 Year Growth Chart Clarification
Fit WIC MO FFY 2007 Evaluation
Updated WIC Reference Sheets for the WIC Formulas, Foods, and Food Packages
Microcuvette Delivery

September 10, 2007
WIC Customer Satisfaction Survey
August Caseload Update
WIC Funding
Participant-Centered Goal Setting

September 4, 2007
Dented Cans of Formula
HANDS Changes - FI Inventory
Mandatory October 2007 WIC Program Updates Training

August 27, 2007
Dented Cans of Formula

August 20, 2007
State WIC Office Closed on Labor Day, September 3
State Breastfeeding Coordinator Vacancy
Mandatory WIC and Nutrition Services Value Enhanced Nutrition Assessment (VENA) 3 Step Counseling Training
Anthropometric Risk Factors 113 and 114 Clarification
WIC Conference August 28 - Aug 31

August 13, 2007
Expired Microcuvettes
Help Desk Coverage During 2007 WIC Conference
Microcuvette Survey
Fit WIC MO FY07 Evaluation - Reminder
New Nutrition Education Handouts in Spanish
National Infant Immunization Week
Cultural Competency 201: "What WIC Nutritionists Need To Know"
HANDS Changes
State Breastfeeding Coordinator Vacancy
2006 Birth Data

August 6, 2007
HANDS Help Desk Coverage- August 15 & 16, 2007
Fit WIC MO FY07 Evaluation
Updated WIC Nutrition Education Resource Request
Caseload Update

July 30, 2007
VENA Education Committee June 28 Meeting Minutes
University of Minnesota 2007 National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course
Breastfeeding Conference - Save the Date

July 23, 2007
2008 Contract Caseload
October 2007 WIC Program Updates
FFY 2008 Local Agency Plan (LAP)
Value Enhanced Nutrition Assessment (VENA) 3 Step Counseling Training - Save the date
VENA Nutrition Committee June 25 Meeting Minutes

July 16, 2007
Voter Registration
Caseload Update
WIC Reports – Update
WIC HANDS Training - New Trainer
HANDS Help Desk Coverage- July 30, 2007
Extra Formula

July 9, 2007
Track Training Name Changed
Notification of Shipping the Missouri WIC Approved Food Lists - Effective Period: October 1, 2007 - September 30, 2008
National WIC Association (NWA)'s 2008 WIC Calendars

July 2, 2007
HANDS Help Desk Position Vacancy
WIC Electronic Reports

June 25, 2007
FFY2008 WIC State Plan Goals and Objectives
Missouri WIC Conference-"Locals and State: Partnered for Success”
Save the Date for Mandatory October 2007 WIC Program Updates Training
HANDS Nutrition Assessments Screens
July 10-11 WIC (Track) Training
WIC Supply Request Form (06-07 version)
Fit WIC MO News
World Breastfeeding Week Promotion - August 1-7

June 18, 2007
Draft Local WIC Provider Contract for 2008
VENA Education Committee Minutes
Nutrition Education Opportunity - Reminder
Cultural Competency 201 Training - "What WIC Nutrition Staff Need To Know" – Reminder
HANDS Help Desk and Jan Lupkey
State WIC Office Closed on July 4th

June 11, 2007
VENA Nutrition Committee Meeting Minutes
New Nutrition Education Handouts

June 4, 2007
Missing and Exploited Children
Congratulations 2008 WIC Calendar Children's Art Competition Winners
Provisional 2006 Birth Data
Translated Forms and Resource Materials Survey
Executive Summary Report of the 2006 Missouri WIC Mother-Caregiver Satisfaction Survey
MyPyramid Education Resources
Smoking Cessation Training
June 14th HANDS Help Desk Coverage
WIC Caseload Update for FFY07
Disaster/Emergency Preparedness Plan - Resend

May 29, 2007
WIC 24 June Submission Deadline June 5, Noon
WIC Training Schedule for July through December 2007 (Attachments)
Missouri WIC Resource Materials in Various Languages on CD
Updated WIC Supply Request Form (WIC 8)
Cultural Competency 201 Training - What WIC Nutrition Staff Need To Know
Guidelines for Completing the High Risk Care Plan Form (WIC 55)
Minutes from the VENA Nutrition Committee
March Program Updates Questions and Answers

May 21, 2007
Invitation for FY 2008 Breastfeeding Peer Counseling (BFPC) Program
Immunization Information and Schedules
Digital Scales – Guidelines
HANDS Changes Effective June 4, 2007
WIC 24 June Submission Deadline June 5, Noon

May 14, 2007
Nutritionist III - Eastern District
2007-2008 Program for Dietetic Interns (PDI) Class
Disaster/Emergency Preparedness Plan
Shipment of the Revised and New Forms (06-07 version)
Discontinued Forms
District Meetings with the WIC Director

May 7, 2007
WIC Conference Registration
WIC Caseload Update for FFY07
Disaster/Emergency Preparedness Plan

April 30, 2007
Electric Breast Pump/Double Pumping Kit Order
WIC tags for Electric Breast Pumps
New Nutrition Education Handouts (Spanish and English Versions)
Cultural Competency 201 Training - What WIC Nutrition Staff Need To Know
Shipment of Two Posters: Read the Label First and Check, Check, Check for Ticks
FFY08 Local Agency Plan (LAP) Training
State WIC Office Closed May 8 & 28
County-level Data on the OSEDA Web Site
HANDS Report - 810 Participant Listing
WIC Conference Registration

April 23, 2007
Nutrition Education Opportunity
VENA Education Committee

April 16, 2007
Missouri WIC Conference
Education and Nutrition Committees Information
Extra Formula

April 9, 2007
No HANDS Help Desk Coverage on Parts of April 18 & 19
New State WIC Web Site
Sudden Infant Death Conference
WIC Caseload Update for FFY07
FFY07 Mid-Year Evaluation
Implementation Date for 3 digit risk factors and Revision 8 Dietary Risk Factors will be Monday, June 4, 2007
Final - High Risk Care Plan Form for Infants, Children, and Women (WIC 55)
Beech-Nut’s Infant Cereal and Juice Packaging Changes
National Women's Health Week
Missouri WIC Conference

April 2, 2007
Sudden Infant Death Conference
VENA Training Funds
Hemoglobin/Hematocrit Screening
WIC Supply Request Form (WIC-8) and WIC Nutrition Education Resource Request Form (WIC-7)
Missouri WIC Conference-“Locals and State: Partnered for Success”

March 26, 2007
WIC 24 June Submission Deadline June 5, Noon
Microcuvette Delivery
National WIC Association Leadership Conference Highlights
Manual Breast Pumps
Mercury in Tuna - Reminder
EnfaCare LIPIL Ready-To-Use (32 fl oz.)
Save The Dates for the WIC Cultural Competency 201 Training Session
Fruits and Veggies Educational Brochures
Income Guidelines

March 19, 2007
Federal Budget Update
Revising the WIC 49 Nutrition Education Report Form

March 12, 2007
HANDS Help Desk Coverage on March 26
Microsoft Office 2000 Licenses
5 Year Old - Recert Date Extensions
WIC Caseload Update for FFY07
Public Health Law Program Survey
New Nutrition Education Handouts
Retirement

March 5, 2007
District Meetings with the WIC Director
2007 WIC Conference
WIC Proof of Eligibility Form (WIC 30) Clarification
Reminder - Formula Changes
Peanut Butter Availability at Wal-Mart
Microcuvette Surveys and Microcuvette Confirmations
Congressional Visits

February 26, 2007
Annual WIC News Release
District Meetings with the WIC Director
Microcuvette Survey
Breastfeeding Coordinator Training
Reminder - Formula Approval
Annual Training Requirements at LWPs
MyPyramid For Kids and MyPyramid - Steps to Healthier You (English Version)

February 20, 2007
Cultural Competency Assessment Survey Executive Summary Report
Resource Information on Providing Services to Non-English Speaking Applicants and/or participants

February 13, 2007
WIC Caseload Update for FFY07
2007 Client Services Enhancement Project
Missouri Diet Manual
Pilot Version of the High Risk Care Plan Form (WIC 55)
Spanish Version of MyPyramid Handouts

February 5, 2007
Nutrition Assessment and HANDS Implementation Date Change
Chinese Version of Nutrition Assessment Forms
Translated Resource Material Survey
2007-2008 Program for Dietetic Interns (PDI) Deadline February 15, 2007
University of Alabama Pediatric Nutrition Satellite Conference Sites Needed Deadline February 9, 2007
Clarification on who should attend March WIC Program Updates Training
Local WIC Provider (LWP) Procedures for Computer Problems

January 29, 2007
HANDS Help Desk Coverage and Upcoming Holidays
WIC Audit Closure through FFY 2001
University of Alabama Pediatric Nutrition Satellite Conference Sites Needed
Formula Changes
Shipping MyPyramid Pregnancy Pamphlets
Translated Versions of Nutrition Assessment Forms
2007 Client Services Enhancement Project

January 22, 2007
District Meetings with the WIC Director
Springfield - March Program Updates Site Change
Translated Versions of Nutrition Assessment Forms (Arabic, Bosnian, Korean and Somali)

January 16, 2007
District Meetings with the WIC Director
Extra Formula
2008 NWA Nutrition Education Calendar
FAMIS Screen Instructions
Discontinuation of Forms and Brochures

January 8, 2007
General Guidelines for the Nutrition Education Report Form (WIC 49) and Examples
Nutrition Education Resources to be mailed to LWPs
Translated Versions of Nutrition Assessment Forms (Farsi, Russian, and Ukrainian)
WIC Caseload Update for FFY07
2007 Client Services Enhancement Project Update

January 2, 2007
State Office Closed for Holiday
HANDS System Changes
Tri-Monthly Food Instrument Issuance Project Update
WIC and Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Programs Update
Visioning the Future of the Registered Dietitian (RD)