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Milton, Fla.— In response to the governor's directive to take precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County WIC office has begun serving most of its clients by phone or through "drive-up" service. At this time, the WIC location in Milton is also temporarily suspending its late clinic on Thursday evenings and moving to a 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. schedule for that day. All services will be offered by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, clients may call 850-983-5250. The change is for the Milton location only, and hours for service Monday through Wednesday remain 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The office is open Fridays from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
"At this time, we are issuing the majority of benefits over the phone and serving other clients in their vehicles," said Dianne Pickens, LD/N, MPA, DOH-Santa Rosa's WIC Director. "We are going to move to the 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. schedule for Thursday until this is over, then we will go back to our regular schedule. Should we have someone who really needs a later appointment, we will work with them on a one-on-one basis to find something that works for them. We will be as flexible as possible to maintain service to our clients."
The temporary change affects the Milton location only. Hours for the Midway location at 5840 Gulf Breeze Parkway in Gulf Breeze remain 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. To schedule an appointment for the Midway office, clients may call 850-983-5250.
Breastfeeding support is still available by contacting the Breastfeeding Program Coordinator, Lis Jordan, at 850-564-2272.
For more information on the DOH-Santa Rosa WIC program, visit our website at:
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