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The WIC program serves about 10,000 people from Watertown to Malone.
The WIC program serves about 10,000 people from Watertown to Malone.

WIC nutritional program will close alongside children's clinic

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There's more fallout from the closing of the North Country Children's Clinic.

The clinic administers a nutrition program for women, infants and children, called WIC. It serves about 10,000 people from Watertown to Malone, giving families healthy food, nutritional advice and food vouchers that can be used at participating grocery stores.

But because of the clinic's financial problems, WIC will close too.

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Sarah Harris
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There are no appointments being scheduled in St. Lawrence county after Friday.

People who use WIC’s services may receive a phone call from the Department of Health to learn about other options.
 
The 130 employees at the North Country Children’s Clinic will be laid off after tomorrow.
 
The clinic hopes to reopen in 3-6 months. 

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