Plumas Rural Services


711 East Main Street
Quincy, CA 95971


Katy Dyrr,
Registered Dietitian
& Coordinator
Pam Nixon,
Program Asst., IV/WNA
Carmen Lopez,
Nutrition Educator
Debbie Jones,
Program Asst. II


WIC Brochure

  • What
    We Do
  • Income
    Guideline Table
  • Clinic
  • Nutrition

Women, Infants & Children (WIC) provides vouchers for supplemental foods, nutrition education and breast feeding support for low/moderate income families. WIC serves pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, and families with children from birth to age five. (This includes fathers, grandparents, guardians and foster parents.)
Referrals are provided for family health care and immunization. The main office is located at 711 East Main St., Quincy.
"How About a Family Garden?" (June, 2017)
"Start with a small garden that is child friendly..."
"The Best Way to Serve Leafy Greens" (May, 2017)
"Start with a Salad..."
"The Green Super Veggies" (April, 2017)
"Green vegetables are jam packed with..."
"Grocery Shopping with Kids" (March, 2017)
"Grocery shopping with children can be challenging for parents..."
"Smart Shopping" (February, 2017)
"Buy Frozen Vegetables..."
"Planning Your Meals" (January, 2017)
"Make a grocery list to prevent..."
"Enjoy the Holiday Season !" (December, 2016)
"Tips To Reduce Holiday Stress"
"More Tips for Feeding Your Child" (November, 2016)
"No Junk Food, Please!"
"Some Tips to Deal with Picky Eaters" (October, 2016)
"Always respect your child's appetite--..."
"Better Choices for Your Family" (September, 2016)
"Good Habits"
"Hot Weather Tips" (August, 2016)
"Keep Cool with This Spa Water"
"Don't Forget About Water This Summer!" (July, 2016)
"Choose water instead of a sugary beverage..."
"Time for the Farmers' Market" (June, 2016)
"Quincy's Certified Farmers' Market has changed locations!"
"Easy Ways to Eat More Veggies" (May, 2016)
"Create a Nutritious Salad"
"Fantastic Fruit" (April, 2016)
"Boost Your Breakfast"
"New Food Choices at WIC" (March, 2016)
"The WIC Authorized Food List Shopping Guide has been revised..."
"Eat Iron Rich Foods for Strong Blood" (February/March, 2016)
"Does your child get enough iron?"
"Are You Anemic?" (January, 2016)
"Iron is a mineral needed for healthy blood and..."
"The Whole Grain Train" (December, 2015)
"Stress Reduction Tips for the Holidays"
"Get On the Whole Grain Train (continued)" (November, 2015)
"Whole grains at Breakfast"
"Get On the Whole Grain Train" (October, 2015)
"Whole grains contain the entire grain kernel: the bran, germ and..."
"Kids Need Breakfast" (September, 2015)
"Kids need breakfast to feed their growing bodies and developing brains."
"Use WIC Checks for a Healthy Breakfast" (July/August, 2015)
"Dippers: Arrange chunks of fruit around a..."
"It's Here!!" (June, 2015)
"Cooking with Farmers' Market Produce"
"Include Fruits & Veggies Every Day" (May, 2015)
"Do Fruits and Veggies Take a Long Time to Prepare?..."
"What Color Are You Eating?" (April, 2015)
"What are the seven food group colors?"
"Go Green for March" (March, 2015)
"Tasty Green Veggies..."
"Eating for Health" (February, 2015)
"There are lots of reasons to start the day with a healthy..."
"On the Path to Healthy Eating" (January, 2015)
"Focus on the Meal and Each Other"
"Happy, Healthy Holidays" (December, 2014)
"Eating Right for the Holidays"
"More Food Safety" (November, 2014)
"Every year milliions of people get sick from..."
"Why Water?" (August, 2014)
"Watch your child For these signs of dehydration"
"Healthy Beverages" (July, 2014)
"Water is important!"
"Snack Attack" (May-June, 2014)
"Snacks play an important role in daily nutrition,..."
"Smart snacking is good for your whole family!" (March, 2014)
"Most children like snacks. Think of snacks as mini-meals..."
"Stress Free Mealtimes" (February, 2014)
"As a parent, your role in your child's eating should be fairly..."
"The Child's Job at Mealtime" (February, 2014)
"If a child gets tired and cranky before a meal,..."
"Toddler Eating Behaviors" (January, 2014)
"A food jag is when a child will only eat one..."
"Healthy & Happy Holidays" (December, 2013)
"Foods high in vitamin C help your body use iron better..."
"Reduce the Risk of Anemia" (November, 2013)
"Your body absorbs more iron from meat than it does..."
"Anemia and Your Family" (October, 2013)
"To stay strong and healthy you need adequate iron in your blood..."
"Better Beverages" (September, 2013)
"Better Choices: Choose water in between meals;..."
"Quench Your Thirst" (August, 2013)
"For a quick, low fat milkshare:..."
"Healthy Beverages" (July, 2013)
Water is important!
"Use WIC Checks for a Healthy Breakfast" (June, 2013)
These are Yummy! Smotthie: Blend low fat yogurt...
"Smart Shopping" (May, 2013)
Don't let your WIC Checks Expire
"Be a Smart Shopper" (April, 2013)
Plan Meals
"Menu Planning" (March, 2013)
Hey Pregnant Moms!
"Meal Time is Family Time" (February, 2013)
Three Quick-To-Fix Family Meals
"A New Years' Reminder" (January, 2013)
Why Dinner?
"Warm Their Tummies!" (November, 2012)
Healthy winter recipes.
"Breakfast" (October, 2012)
"People skip breakfast because of the rush to get up and out..."
"Start Your Day The Right Way" (September, 2012)
"Start the night before by planning a menu and doing the prep work..."
"Got The Munchies?" (June, 2012)
"Children have small tummies and need to have snacks a couple of times a day."
"Farmers' Market" (June, 2012)
"Why go to Farmers' Market? Learn about produce and try different vegetables and fruits. It provides fun,..."
"Fruits and Veggies" (May, 2012)
"What's in Season? Use fruits and vegetables that are in season."
"Fantastic Fruit" (April, 2012)
"Eat More Fruit. Fruit is naturally low in fat, calories, and sodium so it makes a good choice for a snack."
"Dinner On A Budget" (March, 2012)
"In order to save money when creating your main meal, consider using alternate sources of protein..."