Media Release

New WIC Clinic in Gainesville

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 1:30 PM

This press release published 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) has a new clinic in Gainesville. This is WIC’s fifth clinic in Alachua County. The clinic is at the Fearnside Family Services Center (3600 N.E. 15th Street, Gainesville). Prospective and current clients may call to inquire about the program or schedule an appointment at the local number 352-225-4343 or 1-800-494-2543.

“The Alachua County WIC Program is excited to continue its collaborations with the School Board of Alachua County,” stated Florida Department of Health in Alachua County Community Program Manager Diana Duque. “Opening a clinic at Fearnside helps bring our services closer to families. WIC encourages healthy eating habits at an early start.”

For information about the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County, visit their website.

For more information, 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).