Media Release

New WIC Clinic in Gainesville

Friday, April 17, 2015 9:00 AM

This 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, Infant, and Children (WIC) in North Central Florida has a new clinic in SW Gainesville. This is WIC’s third clinic in Alachua County and is located within the newly renovated Southwest Health Clinic (816 S.W. 64th Terrace, Gainesville). Prospective and current clients may call to inquire about the program or schedule an appointment at the local number 352-225-4343 or the toll-free number 1-800-494-2543.

“The Alachua WIC Program provides nutrition screening, risk assessment, nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding support and referrals to healthcare and other social services,” 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 website or contact Diana Duque at 352-225-4355 or

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).