2012 WIC Updates

December 31, 2012
Schedule of Caseload Participation Adjustments for FFY2013
Smart Phone Friendly Link for WIC Locations
New Civil Rights Liaison for State WIC Office
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Nutritionist/Dietitian-Grace Hill Health Centers

December 24, 2012
Survey for Help Desk Coverage - 1st Quarter 2013
Release 2.16 Defects Document
Schedule of Caseload Participation Adjustments for FFY2013
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Nutritionist/Dietitian-Grace Hill Health Centers

December 17, 2012
Annual Needs Assessment Survey for Translated Resource Items
Learning Dynamics - Customer Service Newsletter
Health Care Provider Web Page

December 10, 2012
WIC Record Destruction
Webinars on the WIC Website
WIC Advertisements/Media - Change in Procedure
JOB OPPORTUNITY: WIC Clerk/Health Professional Assistant - Family Care

December 3, 2012
REMINDER: WIC Help Desk Meeting
Participants Selling WIC Formula and Foods
FFY 2012 End-of-Year Invoicing due December 10, 2012

November 26, 2012
Help WIC Work poster Addressing Participant Fraud
Updated WIC Resource Websites
State WIC Office Holiday Closings

November 19, 2012
Plans on Shipping WIC Resources
Program for Dietetic Interns (PDI)

November 13, 2012
Missouri WIC Conference-Thanks for making it a Success!!

November 5, 2012
Breastfeeding Friendly WIC Clinic
Thanksgiving Holiday
WIC Lost/Stolen Check Report Form (WIC 31)
Nutramigen AA - Name Change
Safe Sleep Guidelines
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Health Education Supervisor - St. Louis County Department of Health

October 29, 2012
FFY 2012 End-of-Year Invoicing due December 10, 2012
Missouri WIC Conference - Thanks for making it a Success!!

October 22, 2012
Program for Dietetic Interns
Job Opportunity: Community Dietician-Family Care Health Centers

October 15, 2012
FNS Nutrition Services Standards (NSS)-Request for Comments
Quick Health Data Online-Free training October-December, 2012 from USDA
Learning Dynamics Customer Service-WIC Tip

October 9, 2012
How to Handle a Duplicate SWID in MOWINS
Procedures for Correcting MOWINS Data
Food and Formula Reference Guide (FFRG)–Effective October 9, 2012
MOWINS Release 2.16 Conference Calls
Updated WIC-7 Form (10-12 version)
WIC Handout–Homemade Baby Foods (#128)
REMINDER: WIC Help Desk Meeting
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Health Education Supervisor–St. Louis County Department of Health

October 1, 2012
Change in Local Agency Monitoring Assignments
Updated WOM Policies
Food Items to be activated on October 9, 2012
Abbott Nutrition
Food Package Change Notification Poster and Insert
Help WIC Work poster Addressing Participant Fraud

September 24, 2012
Upcoming State Holidays
Participant Confidentiality
Basket Raffle Fundraiser for the Missouri 2012 WIC Conference - Jefferson City
WIC Food Package Change - Cheese
MOWINS Release 2.16 Conference Calls
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Nutritionist - Johnson County Community Health Services

September 17, 2012
Breast Pump Order
National WIC Association’s (NWA) 2013 Calendars
WIC Substance Use handout in Spanish (#583)

September 10, 2012
Safeboot on Laptops - Important

September 4, 2012
Revised Breastfeeding Policies
ER# 1.01550 Training Local WIC Providers Policy Revised
Changes to Shop N Save and Flavorite Juices in 64 oz Bottle
New Logo/Slogan for Missouri WIC
Funding for the Missouri WIC Conference

August 27, 2012
Release 2.15.08 Defects Document
Fundamentals of Breastfeeding Training
Updates on the Substance Use Handout - Translated versions
2012 WIC Conference - Hotel Space
JOB OPPORTUNITY: NUTRITIONIST - Stone County Health Department

August 20, 2012
Funding for the Missouri 2012 WIC Conference
Missouri’s 2012 WIC Conference - Jefferson City
Customer Services Notes for WIC from Learning Dynamics
Update - National WIC Association’s (NWA) 2013 Calendars
Microcuvette and Analyzer Deliveries
Mandatory New and Revised Nutrition Risk Criteria Training Posted

August 13, 2012
Fourth Quarter Holiday Clinic Hours
REMINDER: WIC Help Desk Meeting
Local Agency Plan (LAP) Information - Important Please Read
Performance Measures Survey
Low Hemoglobin/Low Hematocrit RF 201 in LAP
Updated WIC-8 Form

August 6, 2012
Labor Day Holiday
Nutrition Assessment Forms -Scanners at the LWPs are now fixed
FDA Warning
CDC’s Breastfeeding Report Card

July 30, 2012
Nutrition Education Opportunity
Baby Your Baby Health Keepsake books (#1081) are Available
Missouri Voter Registration Application Form (VR-1) with 2012 Election Dates
Medical Foods Availability at Local WIC Vendors
Registration for the Missouri 2012 WIC Conference-Jefferson City
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Bilingual Clerk-Crescent Clinic

July 23, 2012
Breast Pump Order
Press Releases and WIC in the News Video Clips - Examples
National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course Seminar - Save the Date
Program Integrity
Signature Pad Help Checklist
Fourth Quarter Holiday Clinic Hours
Microcuvettes and Analyzers-Response Requested

July 16, 2012
World Breastfeeding Week Promotion
Breastfeeding Report
Mandatory New and Revised Nutrition Risk Criteria Training
Enfagrow Products (Powder) - 28.8 oz Promotional Size
The FFY2013 Local Agency Plan (LAP) Caseload
Registration for Missouri’s 2012 WIC Conference - Jefferson City
Changes to the MOWINS webpage
Reminder: WIC Help Desk Meeting

July 9, 2012
The Mother and Child Health Coalition of Kansas City Conference - July 27
NWA Nutrition and Breastfeeding Conference Los Angeles - September 11-13, 2012

July 2, 2012
3270 Mainframe - HANDS screens to be disabled
Public Comment Invited on 2013 WIC State Plan
FFY2013 Local Agency Plan
Performance Measures Survey

June 25, 2012
Public Comment Invited on 2013 WIC State Plan SUBJECT 2: FFY2013 Local Agency Plan (LAP) Overview/Updates

June 18, 2012
“Using Loving Support to Grow and Glow in WIC” Training in Kansas City
NWA Nutrition and Breastfeeding Conference-Los Angeles-Sept 11-13, 2012
Income Calculation Change
MOWINS Release 2.15.05 (06) to production-change in date
Missouri’s 2012 WIC Conference - Jefferson City
Public Comment Invited on 2013 WIC State Plan
Continuing Education Opportunity

June 11, 2012
New Logo/Slogan for Missouri WIC
2012 WIC Conference
Learning Dynamics Customer Service Notes for WIC

June 4, 2012
“Using Loving Support to Grow and Glow in WIC” Training in St. Charles
Removal of “LIPIL” from Formula Descriptions
Beechnut Tear Pads
May WIC Invoices
2012 WIC Conference
Local WIC Provider Survey on Outreach

May 29, 2012
May WIC Invoices

May 21, 2012
Mandatory New and Revised Nutrition Risk Criteria Training
National 2013 WIC Calendars
Updated WIC Foods Website
WIC Nutrition Education Items
64 ounce Juices for Children
MOWINS Language Additions
Training Webinars-Important Announcement-Action Required
e-Learning Update
Program Integrity
JOB OPPORTUNITY: WIC Peer Counselor-Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Nutritionist-City of St. Joseph

May 14, 2012
MOWINS Release 2.15.05 - July 2, 2012
Memorial Day and Independence Day Holidays
May WIC Invoices
REMINDER - FFY 2013 LAP Training Registration
The Business Case for Breastfeeding” Conference
JOB OPPORTUNITY: WIC Peer Counselor-Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center

May 7, 2012
Educational Opportunity
Crystal Reports
May WIC Invoices
Toddlers, Smoke and Allergies
JOB OPPORTUNITY: WIC Peer Counselor-Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center
JOB OPPORTUNITY: WIC Certifier-Clay County Public Health Center

April 30, 2012
WIC Positions Update
Revised Income Eligibility Guidelines - Important!
WIC Required Nutrition Education Handouts
Continuing Education Opportunity
May WIC Invoices
Smoking Cessation Research Study Needs Participants
Truman Holiday- WIC Help Desk Coverage
JOB OPPORTUNITY: WIC Peer Counselor-Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center

April 23, 2012
Breastfeeding Peer Counseling (BFPC) and Breastfeeding Friendly WIC Clinic applications
Invitation for FY 2013 Breastfeeding Peer Counseling (BFPC) Program
WIC Breastfeeding Friendly WIC Clinic Application
Customer Service for WIC Newsletter from Learning Dynamics
JOB OPPORTUNITY: WIC Peer Counselor-Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center

April 16, 2012
WIC Exit Counseling Handout (#712)-New Look!
Zero Income Affidavit Form
New WIC Foods Home Page
May WIC Invoices

April 9, 2012
WIC Cost Containment Resources - Important!
Cost Containment Instructions for MOWINS - Important!
New Breastfeeding Handout
Emerging Leaders in MCH Nutrition Training Institute
Continuing Education Opportunity
National Screen-Free Week, April 30-May 6, 2012
REMINDER-WIC Help Desk Meeting
FFY 2013 LAP Training Registration

April 2, 2012
Income Eligibility Guidelines
Single User Personal Double Electric Breast Pumps
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Peer Counselor-Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center

March 26, 2012
Breast Pump Order
Breastfeeding Seminar
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Peer Counselor-Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center

March 19, 2012
Food Package Changes
Training Webinars-Important Announcement
Second Quarter Holiday Office Hours
Breast Pump Order
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Peer Counselor-Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center

March 12, 2012
Direct and Agency-to-Agency Shipping of Formula
Revised Procedures for Shipping Extra Formula from Agency to Agency
Revised Breastfeeding Handout
Workplace Support for Nursing Women
Updated WIC/Breastfeeding Resource Supply Request form (WIC-8)

March 5, 2012
Update on Immunization Training
Text4baby Breastfeeding Messages
Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk Policy Statement
Status of “Baby Your Baby Health Keepsake” books (#1081)
Zero Income Affidavit (Spanish)
e-Learning Update
MOWINS Referrals
Microcuvette and Analyzer Deliveries
Serving WIC Participants in a Disaster
JOB OPPORTUNITY: State Office-Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Program Coordinator (Nutritionist III)

February 27, 2012
Breast Milk Depots in Missouri
Revised WIC Notification of Ineligibility or Termination Form (WIC 19)

February 21, 2012
Save the Date “Business Case for Breastfeeding Conference”
“Using Loving Support to Grow and Glow in WIC” Training
Nutrition Assessment Forms and VENA Questions in MOWINS Task Force
Resource Order Survey - Sesame Street-Food For Thought Toolkits  
Beechnut Tearpads
Missouri Voter Registration Application Forms
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Nutritionist - Jefferson County

February 14, 2012
Breast Pump Order
Breastfeeding and Stronger Lungs-Article
WIC Help Desk Meeting

February 6, 2012
National Nutrition Month 2012
2012-2013 Department of Health and Senior Services Program for Dietetic Interns
Continuing Education Opportunities
Linkages Newsletter from the Center for Children with Special Needs
Response Requested-Microcuvettes and Analyzers

January 30, 2012
Update on Immunization Training for Local WIC Provider Staff
Routine Formula Approval Reminder
Formula Approval When the Local Agency Nutritionist is Not Available
Updated WIC-8 Form
WIC Help Desk Customer Service Survey
WIC MICA Data by Agency
Response Requested-Microcuvettes and Analyzers

January 23, 2012
WIC Operations Manual (WOM) – Now on the WIC Web Site
AAP Smart Brief – Top Stories
New Food Allergy Policy Guide for Schools

January 17, 2012
Online Pediatric Nutrition Course – Education Opportunity
WIC Approved Food List Survey:
Nestlé Pediatric Products– Container Change
Mead Johnson Nutrition (MJN) Product Changes - Enfamil A.R. and Enfaport

January 9, 2012
Fundamentals of Breastfeeding: an 18 Hour Course
WIC ID Folder Plastic Sleeve Order Survey
Online Nutrition Courses- Web Address Change
WIC Operations Manual – New Format
Nutrition Services Documentation Training Webinar
January and February State Holidays- MOWINS Help Desk Coverage