Rumor of WIC cards being locked found untrue

By: David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Staff Writer

Waldorf, MD- An online post circulating on Facebook states that on March 29, the Women, Infant and Children’s(WIC) Program will be locking current SNAP/WIC cards, and sending out new cards with three(3) months of vouchers on it.

The WIC Hartford/Cecil area Office posted that the rumor is untrue and their post has been circulated throughout Maryland to let people know this, including by The St. Mary’s County Health Department.(SMCHD). The SMCHD post states: “Make sure your news sources are reliable!

Make sure your news sources are reliable!

Posted by St. Mary’s County Health Department on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Any information concerning SNAP and WIC will come from the respective offices in Maryland themselves. At this time no deal has been reached in Congress concerning SNAP, or Direct payments to Americans during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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David M. Higgins II

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in Digital Marketing, eventually leading him back to his passion. David started The Southern Maryland Chronicle in December 2017 and has grown it to become the #1 news source in Southern Maryland.

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