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Osage Nation WIC holding a July 7 open house in Fairfax

The Osage Nation WIC Clinic staff in Fairfax is inviting the public to view the newly remodeled facility during a Thursday July 7 open house.

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the WIC clinic located at 261 N. Main St.

According to the Nation’s WIC mission statement: The Women Infants & Children (WIC) Department’s mission is to promote healthy lifestyles by supplementing the lives of women, infants, and children through nutrition education, breastfeeding support, outreach and referrals. WIC is a supplemental program funded by the USDA and designed to help families with health and nutrition. Osage Nation WIC is income-based serving eligible pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women as well as their infants and children up to age 5 who are found to be at nutritional risk and reside within the state of Oklahoma.

Visit the WIC website for more information on services provided and printable applications and service guides at: www.osagenation-nsn.gov/what-we-do/wic-department

The Fairfax WIC Clinic can be reached at (918) 642-3943 and its clinic operating hours are on the first and third Thursdays of each month (9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)