New operational hours at GCHD Dickinson, Galveston WIC clinics start June 18

Post Date:06/15/2018 10:45 AM

The Galveston County Health District (GCHD) Women, Infants and Children (WIC) clinics will soon have new operational hours starting Monday, June 18 at its Dickinson and Galveston locations.

New hours for Dickinson, 2401 Termini St., are: Monday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; Wednesday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. and Thursday, 1:30-5 p.m. The clinic will also be open the second Saturday of the month 8 a.m.-2 p.m.  and closed the Monday following that Saturday.

New hours for Galveston, Island Community Center, 4700 Broadway, are: Tuesday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Thursday, 8 a.m.-noon and Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. The clinic will also be open the fourth Saturday of the month 8 a.m.-2 p.m. and closed the previous Friday.

The Texas City WIC clinic, Mid-County Annex 9850-B Emmett F. Lowry Expressway Suite B101, is open: Monday and Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wednesday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and the second Saturday of the month, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

GCHD’s WIC division provides supplemental foods, health referrals and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding postpartum women and to infants and children up to age 5 who are found to be a nutritional risk.

To reach the Dickinson WIC clinic, call (281) 337-7606. Call (409) 763-7207 for the Galveston clinic at Texas City clinic at (409) 949-3471.

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