No, there is no need to separate your WIC foods at checkout. Tell the cashier you are using a WIC card before the transaction. Be sure to use your WIC card first, then use another form of payment for the remaining purchases.
The easiest way to check your balance is with your WICShopper app. Click to see how to read your My Benefits screen. You can also check your balance by looking at the bottom of your most recent grocery receipt. For details on what to look for, see Shopping With Your WIC Card.
If eligible, your family will receive one WIC card that will be issued when you enroll. Interested in applying for WIC? Find out if you may be eligible, and make an appointment to apply.
You can download the WICShopper App from the Google Play store, or the Apple App store. For information on registering and using the WICShopper App, click here.
It's important to remember that not all WIC-approved foods are approved for everyone. Your WIC clinic can print you a list of your specific food benefits, or you can check your available benefits on the WICShopper app. To see a general list of WIC-approved foods, see the WIC Shopping Guide.
Find out what infant formulas are covered by WIC, as well as information on formula recalls, on this Dept. of Health webpage.
See the Shopping with WIC webpage for step-by-step info on using your WIC card. For more details, including reading your receipts, view the Shopping With Your WIC Card tool.