Media Release

New WIC Clinic in City of Alachua

Monday, December 21, 2015 9:15 AM

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

ALACHUA COUNTY – The Florida Department of Health Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) in Alachua County will be opening a new clinic in City of Alachua. This is WIC’s fourth clinic in Alachua County and is located in the City of Alachua at the Alachua Elementary School in the Family Service Center Building (13800 NW 152 Place, Alachua). The clinic will begin providing services on Tuesdays, beginning January 5, 2016. Prospective and current clients may call to inquire about the program or schedule an appointment at the local number, 352-225-4343, or at the toll-free number 1-800-494-2543.

“The continued collaboration between the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County (FDOH-Alachua) WIC Program and the School Board of Alachua County is an excellent partnership that reduces disparities, improves access to healthcare, provides nutrition education, and enhances educational outcomes to low income families.” stated Diana Duque, Community Program Manager at the FDOH-Alachua. “We are pleased to be able to continue expanding services to those who benefit from WIC.” "This is going to be so good for our school and community," said Eva Copeland, principal of Alachua Elementary School. "It will offer our families easier access to a wide array of services, which ultimately means we'll be able to better serve the whole child."

For more information, visit the FDOH-Alachua website

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

For more information, contact Diana Duque at 352-225-4355 or


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

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