In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 The W.I.C. program strives to improve the health and nutrition of eligible   women, infants and children. Participants receive personalized nutrition   counseling provided by specially trained staff, checks for nutritious foods,   and routine screenings.

 Call 683-4174 to apply for W.I.C. services

 Who qualifies for WIC and how do you qualify for WIC?

  •  Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding (nursing a baby up to one year   old), and postpartum (up to 6 months after a pregnancy has ended)

  •  Infants (a child under one year old)

  •  Children (from 1 year old up to age 5)

Douglas County Health Department

Ava, Missouri


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