COLUMBIA, SC (AP) – Households utilizing a supplemental program to assist get wholesome meals for pregnant ladies and youngsters can now use self-checkout at two nationwide chain shops in South Carolina.
Well being officers say Walmart and Kroger are actually carrying digital playing cards for the state’s Ladies, Infants and Kids program at their cashierless terminals.
The WIC program offers nutritious meals, schooling on wholesome consuming and breastfeeding, and referrals to well being providers. Serves 72,000 ladies, infants and youngsters as much as 5 years of age in South Carolina.
Officers say they count on extra retailers to enroll to permit the playing cards at self-service checkouts.