By: KDKA-TV News Staff

WASHINGTON COUNTY (KDKA) – The Allegheny County Health Department will no longer be the local provider for the “Women, Infants, and Children” program.

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The program will soon fall under “Blueprints” a non-profit based in Washington County.

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“Blueprints” will become the local provider for the program on January 1, 2022.

That program works to solve issues relating to education, affordable housing, career development, and ending poverty.

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The Allegheny County Health Department says WIC will continue to offer the same services and may add other enhanced ones, as well.