A problem that has affected thousands of people in Erie County could soon be resolved.
As we first reported Monday, the doors were closed at the seven local WIC offices.
The WIC program provides food, nutrition, health services and counseling to low-income women, infants and children.
State Senator Sean Wiley says the problem stems from the Department of Health changing the protocol for invoicing back in June.
Four locations throughout the Commonwealth were still trying to adopt the new program.
Erie County was one of those four, resulting in the Department of Health withholding more than 250 thousand dollars.
After several hours of trying to solve the problem, Senator Wiley and Representative Pat Harkins believe the problem will be solved by the end of today.
The WIC mobile unit staff will be at the Booker T. Washington office located at 1720 Holland Street starting Thursday, August 15th from 8 a.m. to 5pm.
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