Media Release

WIC Appointment Phone Number Change - Effective Feb. 12

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 4:00 PM

phoneThis press release put out at the request of the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County.

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Florida Department of Health Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) in North Central Florida is changing their main appointment line phone number to 352-225-4343. The change will be effective February 12, 2015. Prospective and current clients may call to inquire about the program or schedule an appointment at the local number listed above. The toll-free number, 1-800-494-2543, will remain the same.

“The North Central Florida WIC program provides healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding counseling and support and referrals for health care,” stated Diana Duque, Community Program Manager at the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County.  “We encourage those pregnant and mothers of children less than 5 years old to contact the WIC program for eligibility assistance.”

For more information, visit the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County’s website, or contact Diane Duque at 352-334-7900 ext. 3615.

The mission of the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County is to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).