2011 WIC Updates

December 27, 2011
Infant Formula on WIC Checks
Parents of Infants Needed for NIH-funded Research Study
Breastfeeding Diaper Diary Tear Pad

December 19, 2011
Using Loving Support to Grow and Glow in WIC Training
New State Office Nutritionist
Learning Dynamics Customer Service Newsletter
Text4Baby Contest Update
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Nutritionist-Randolph County

December 12, 2011
Updated Shipping Schedule for Participant’s Rights and Responsibilities (WIC-10)
Translated WIC Resource Items
Extra National WIC Association’s (NWA) 2012 Calendars
Upcoming Holidays
2012 First Quarter Holiday Survey
MOWINS Maintenance
Retirement Announcement-Lyn Konstant

December 5, 2011
2012 Online Invoice Available December 9, 2011
FFY 2011 End-of-Year Billing Due December 9, 2011
VOID Food Instruments
WIC Record Destruction
Possible Peanut Butter Shortage
Save the Date - Fundamentals of Breastfeeding; an 18 Hour Course
Annual Needs Assessment Survey for Translated Resource Items

November 30, 2011
New MO WIC IBCLCs
Change to Participant’s Rights and Responsibilities Form
FFY 2011 End-of-Year Billing Due December 9, 2011

November 21, 2011
Zero Income Affidavit
Children’s Health Webinar Series
Nutrition and Feeding Interventions for Autism, Asperger’s and ADHD
FFY 2011 End-of-Year Billing Due December 9, 2011

November 14, 2011
Thanksgiving Day Holiday
Measuring Equipment at the DHSS Warehouse
Updated Participant’s Rights and Responsibilities (WIC-10) (11-11 version)
Shipping Plan for Baby Your Baby Health Keepsake books (#1081)
FFY 2011 End-of-Year Billing Due December 9, 2011

November 7, 2011
State Holiday- Help Desk Coverage
Direct Shipping of Formula
ShowMeVax Questions on Access and MOA Status
FFY 2011 End-of-Year Billing Due December 9, 2011

October 31, 2011
WIC Works Webinar - Breastfeeding Breakthroughs
Reminder – Program for Dietetic Interns
Availability of the Missouri WIC Approved Infant Food Lists (English & Spanish)
Extra National WIC Association’s (NWA) 2012 Calendars
Photoconductor Kits for MICR Printers
FFY 2011 End-of-Year Billing Due December 9, 2011
What’s New in 2012? -e-Learning!
Sample Op Ed and Press Release for Local Media

October 24, 2011
Breastfeeding Friendly WIC Clinic
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Bilingual Clerk-Crescent Clinic WIC (Jackson County, MO)

October 17, 2011
Immunization Training for Local WIC Provider Staff
Shipment Notice – Sesame Street - Food for Thought (English and Spanish)
Enfamil Gentlease Powder Formula Description
Continuing Education Opportunity: “Missouri Show Me 5!” Supportive Hospital Practices

October 10, 2011
Program for Dietetic Interns
Plastic Sleeve Order for October 2011 – January 2012 - Action Required
Food Mini-Posters (Herbs, Spices and Soymilk)
Updated WIC-8 Form
Business Case for Breastfeeding for Health Care Plans Webinar

October 3, 2011
MOWINS Release 2.13.08
Crystal Reports
Help Desk Coverage-Columbus Day Holiday
New Infant Feeding Magazines

September 26, 2011
Classifying Employees
Shipment Notice - National WIC Association’s (NWA) 2012 Calendars
Food Day Celebration
State Staff Changes
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Nutritionist/Dietitian-Pettis County Health Center

September 19, 2011
Breast Pumps
Breast Pump Order
Changes to Food Items in MOWINS
New Missouri WIC Approved Food Lists - Effective October 1, 2011
WIC Help Desk Meetings
WIC Prescreening Tool
State Staff Changes
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Nutritionist III – Jefferson City

September 12, 2011
Void Redeemed Food Instruments
SEMINARS and CONFERENCES: October 2011 MWA Workshop
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Nutritionist or Dietitian-Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center-Kansas City
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Breastfeeding Peer Counselor-Samuel U. Rodgers WIC Clinic-Lexington

September 6, 2011
Breast Pump Order
Food Safety Tips
Nutrition Education Opportunity
SEMINARS and CONFERENCES: October 2011 MWA Workshop
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Nutritionist or Dietitian-Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center-Kansas City
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Breastfeeding Peer Counselor-Samuel U. Rodgers WIC Clinic-Lexington

August 29, 2011
Microcuvette and Analyzer Deliveries
Smoking Cessation Research Study Needs Participants
Nutrition Education Opportunity
SEMINARS and CONFERENCES: October 2011 MWA Workshop

August 22, 2011
Last Reminder: Fourth Quarter Holiday Office Hours
Void/Redeemed WIC Checks
Status of Baby Your Baby Health Keepsake books (#1081)
JOB OPPORTUNITY: WIC Dietitian/Nutritionist-Truman Medical Centers, Kansas City

August 15, 2011
Oral Assessment and Documentation
Updated WIC Website - WIC Resources, Publications, & Forms
Customer Service Note for WIC from Learning Dynamics

August 8, 2011
Mandatory Nutrition Services Documentation Training – Registration Form
Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2012 Local Agency Plan (LAP)
Reminder: Fourth Quarter Holiday Office Hours Survey

August 1, 2011
Breast Pump Order
Enfamil Gentlease Can-Size Change (from 12 oz to 12.4 oz) Important
Food and Formula Reference Guide – Effective August 15, 2011
Changes to Formulas in MOWINS
Mandatory Nutrition Services Documentation Training – Save the Date
Request for WIC Personal Impact Stories
WIC Locations Web Site
National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course – Save the Date

July 25, 2011
Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration Report
Formula Approval Guidance
Quick Health Data Trainings
Fourth Quarter Holiday Office Hours
Response Requested--Microcuvettes & Analyzers

July 18, 2011
World Breastfeeding Week Promotion
WIC Invoicing System Webinars
E Cigarettes
WIC Approved Food Lists
WIC Help Desk Meetings

July 11, 2011
Old & New WIC Food List Distribution and Effective Date
St. Louis City WIC Agencies Partnering in CDC Developmental Milestones Pilot
WIC Invoicing System Webinars

July 5, 2011
Changes to Abbott/Ross Products – Effective July 11, 2011
Changes to Formulas in MOWINS
New WIC Approved Food Lists – Spanish Version
Public Comment Invited on 2012 WIC State Plan

June 27, 2011
Annie Siu-Norman
LAP Manual and Webinars
Public Comment Invited on 2012 WIC State Plan
Information from National WIC Association on 2012 Possible Budget Challenges
New Selection in MOWINS How Heard About WIC
Extra Formula
Updated WIC-8 and WIC-7 Forms
Hotel Reimbursement template for MOWINS, Basic Orientation and IBCLC Training in Jefferson City

June 20, 2011
Shop N Save Cereal Name Change
New Nutrition Reports
Plastic Sleeve Order for July – October 2011
Public Comment Invited on 2012 WIC State Plan

June 13, 2011
2012 Contract Scope of Work
Shipping Schedule for New Missouri WIC Approved Food Lists

June 6, 2011
May WIC Invoices
MyPlate New Icon from USDA
WIC Nutrition Assessment Form for Infant (WIC 37)
Preventing and Managing Chronic Disease
Learning Dynamics Supervisors Newsletter-Ordering Information

May 31, 2011
Pediatric Nutrition Handbooks, 6th Edition, American Academy of Pediatrics
New Food Icon Unveiled by USDA
May WIC Invoices

May 23, 2011
May WIC Invoices
REMINDER - FFY 2012 WIC LAP Training

May 16, 2011
“Using Loving Support to Grow and Glow in WIC” Training
Battery Pack for New Breast Pumps
May WIC Invoices
Review of Publications and Advertisements
Free Breastfeeding Materials

May 10, 2011
Memorial Day and Independence Day Holidays
Review of Publications and Advertisements
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Nutritionist/Dietitian-Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center

May 2, 2011
Breast Pump Order
Serving WIC Participants in a Disaster
REMINDER: WIC Help Desk Meeting
Accuracy of MOWINS Numbers
Reminder of Who to Call
Resource Order Survey (Sesame Street-Food For Thought and National WIC Association 2012 Calendars)
FFY 2012 WIC LAP Training
Performance Measures Project- Volunteers Requested
WIC Customer Service Tip
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Nutritionist/Dietitian-Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center

April 25, 2011
“Using Loving Support to Grow and Glow in WIC” Training
PRAMS Information
Breast Pump Trade-In
Truman Holiday- WIC Help Desk Coverage
Saturday WIC Clinic Hours Survey
State WIC Staff Pictorial Directory

April 18, 2011
Invitation for FY 2012 Breastfeeding Peer Counseling (BFPC) Program
WIC Breastfeeding Friendly WIC Clinic Application
Transportation for MO Health Net Eligible Participants
Food Instruments - Void - Redeemed

April 11, 2011
Medela Safety Notification
WIC Help Desk Coverage – April 20
REMINDER: WIC Help Desk Meeting – April 22
REMINDER: Crystal Reports Survey
Breast Pump Order
Food Instruments - Void - Redeemed
Fact Sheet: Obesity Among Low-Income Preschool Children

April 4, 2011
Breastfeeding Peer Counseling and Breastfeeding Friendly WIC Clinic applications
WIC Help Desk Meetings
KetoCal 3:1 and NeoCate Jr. with Prebiotics 
Shipping Plan – WIC Resources
Updated Participant’s Rights and Responsibilities (WIC 10; Laminated) 
Printed Participant’s Rights and Responsibilities (WIC 10-M)
JOB OPPORTUNITY: NUTRITIONIST–NECAC (WARREN COUNTY)

March 28, 2011
Congratulations to Jayna Slade!
New Income Eligibility Guidelines- April 1
Weekly “Eat Right Nutrition Tip”
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Breastfeeding Peer Counselor-JFCAC

March 21, 2011
New E-mail Address for State WIC Office Staff
Truman’s Holiday Survey- Action Required
Civil Rights Compliance;
Weekly “Eat Right Nutrition Tip”
LWP Oral Assessment Survey–Complete 1 per agency

March 14, 2011
Survey: Crystal Reports- Action Required
Participant Nutrition Education on the Web
LWP Oral Assessment Survey – Complete 1 per agency
Eat Right with the Color Green—National Nutrition Month Weekly Nutrition Tip
New Nutrition Education Items in Spanish

March 7, 2011
Food and Formula Reference Guide (FFRG) – Effective: March 21, 2011
IMPORTANT – Changes to Formulas in MOWINS
Microcuvette & Analyzer Deliveries
March is National Nutrition Month -Week One Activities
March of Dimes 2011 Community Grants
Changes to the Missouri Tobacco Quit-Now Program
Series of Webinars – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center
Back-to Basics & Up-to-Speed Nutrition Workshop in Kansas City

February 28, 2011
New Breastfeeding Literature in the Warehouse
Plastic Sleeve Shipment Survey
Updated WIC Nutrition Education Resource Request Form (WIC 7)
Updated Instructions for Printing Crystal Reports - WIC

February 22, 2011
Breast Pump Order
Eat Right with Color in 2011

February 14, 2011
WIC Hispanic Breastfeeding and Promotion Project
New Nutrition Education Items
WIC Participant ID Folders (WIC-17)
Missouri WIC Voter Registration Application Form (WIC/MVR-1)
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Breastfeeding Coordinator-St. Louis County

February 7, 2011
Risk Factor #121
Breast Pump Contract
Breastfeeding Coordinator Training
2011-2012 Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (MDHSS) Program for Dietetic Interns (PDI)
Customer Service Tips

January 31, 2011
Surgeon General Issues Support for Community Breastfeeding Initiatives
Survey for Translated Resource Items
WIC Participant Nutrition Education Online
EBT/TA Meetings- Registration Form
Caseload

January 24, 2011
Fundamentals of Breastfeeding; an 18 Hour Course
Revised nutrition policies since the release of the 2010-2011 WOM
Discontinuation of Best Choice and Always Save 46 oz. Canned Juices
Caseload
Response Requested:  Microcuvettes & Analyzers

January 18, 2011
Discontinuation of Best Choice and Always Save 46 oz. Canned Juices
Breastfeeding Friendly WIC Clinic
Availability Status of the WIC Participant ID Folders (WIC 17)
Updated Supply Request Form (WIC-8)
Need Participant Stories
Seminars and Conferences: Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management
Seminars and Conferences: Certificate of Training in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management

January 10, 2011
Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) Exam Preparation Course
Extra Formula Listing now on Crystal
Nutrition Education Topics in MOWINS
WIC Approved Food Availability Survey –Action Required
Logging into and Printing Crystal Reports – WIC
EBT Meetings- Hold the Date
Seminars and Conferences:
University of Kansas 13th Annual Obesity Conference
Empowering the Nutrition Gatekeepers

January 3, 2011
Help Desk Coverage for January and February Holidays
MICR Check Printers and Toner Cartridges
JOB OPPORTUNITY: WIC Clinic Supervisor—Truman Medical Center