Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Income Eligibility Guidelines API : 2013-2014
This featured Application Programming Interface (API) page serves as a reference for developers who are building tools that interact with the data on Health Data NY. The page provides examples on how to retrieve data from each of the fields within the dataset. A description of each field is also provided. This specific API page is for the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Income Eligiblity Guidelines: 2013 - 2014 dataset. This data set includes income eligibility guidelines for participation in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) offers nutrition education, breastfeeding support, referrals and a variety of nutritious foods to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum women, infants and children up to age five to promote and support good health. To be eligible to receive WIC benefits, one of the categorical requirements must be met, the residential requirement must be met, one of the income requirements must be met, and the nutritional requirement must be met.
This data set is available at: https://health.data.ny.gov/Health/Women-Infants-and-Children-WIC-Income-Eligibility-/6zdy-fajb. For more information about the dataset, go to the dataset page and look in the "About" section.
**NOTE*** This API link will take you to a new page that explains Socrata’s new Open Data API (SODA). APIs can now be created directly from any dataset, simply go to the dataset, select 'Export' then select 'SODA API' and click 'API docs'. The new API doc also provides a way to see the old API documentation if needed. To learn more about Socrata's Open Data API visit: https://data.ny.gov/developers.