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It's a New Day in Public Health.

The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

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Contact Us

  •  800-342-3556


    (850) 747-5993

    Mailing Address

    Florida Department of Health Bay County 

    Attn: WIC Program 

    597 West 11th Street 

    Panama City, FL 32401 

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Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
Providing Services to Bay and Gulf County

Florida WIC EBT

WIC is a federally funded nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children (Pregnant, Breastfeeding up to one year and Postpartum up to six months following delivery, Infants and Children up to the age of 5).  WIC provides the following at no cost: healthy foods, nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding support, and referrals for health care and community services. WIC also offers a Breastfeeding Hotline at 850-747-5775.


Florida WIC clients use a WIC EBT card to purchase WIC approved foods at authorized WIC grocery stores. If you have a WIC EBT Card and have questions or problems using your card, call WIC EBT Customer Service at 1-866-629-1095.

Check your balance before shopping. You can do this by calling WIC EBT Customer Service at 1-866-629-1095 or by going to the WIC EBT website. If there is a WIC EBT Point of Sale (POS) machine at the store, you can also slide your card and enter your PIN to get your balance.

How do I apply for WIC? 

* Note: Use the WIC Prescreening Tool to see if you might be eligible for WIC.

To apply for WIC, please call 1-800-342-3556.

The local WIC office will give you an appointment to see if you are eligible for WIC. At this visit, your household income and the medical/nutrition status of each applicant will be reviewed.

Location and Contact information 

Clinic Locations


Main Site – Health Department
597 West 11th Street    
Panama City, FL 32401  
Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.                    

Bear Creek Fire Dept. -  #11
11711 Highway 231
Youngstown, FL 32466
1st and 3rd Tuesday

Panama City Beach
Gulf Beach Baptist Church
10620 Hutchinson Blvd         
Panama City Beach, FL 32407           
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 


Call 800-342-3556 for appointments.

Port St. Joe
Florida Department of Health in Gulf County
2475 Garrison Avenue
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
2nd & 4th Friday
Florida Department of Health in Gulf County
807 West Highway 22
Wewahitchka, FL 32465
1st & 3rd Friday