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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 14-2018


Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC Program); Minimum Technology Standards

[44 Pa.B. 6160]
[Saturday, September 27, 2014]

 Under 28 Pa. Code § 1103.4(15) (relating to selection criteria for authorization and reauthorization), the WIC Program publishes notice of minimum technology standards. A store applying to become a WIC Authorized store must have all of the following to be considered for authorization:

 An existing, active, hard wire telephone line on the store's premises.

 An active e-mail account for the store owner or manager.

 Upon authorization, an active WIC Vendor Assistant (VA) account Internet connection on store premises (one of the following):

 • Dial-up through an internet provider

 • Broadband DSL

 • Broadband cable

 A personal computer on store premises:

 • Internet browser capable of accessing the WIC VA web site

 • Adobe Reader software

 • If using CheckScan, the following minimum software and hardware is required.

Note: These are Windows XP minimum requirements; newer operating systems may require additional hardware.

 • PC with 300 megahertz or higher processor clock speed

 • Microsoft Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 operating system

 • Microsoft .Net Framework 2.0 or higher (software)

 • 256 mb RAM

 • 1.5 gigabytes of available hard drive space

 • An available USB port (Version 1.1 or 2.0)

 Persons with a disability who require an alternative format of this notice (for example, large print, audiotape, Braille) should contact Perce Morgan, Department of Health, Bureau of WIC, 625 Forster Street, 7th Floor West, Health and Welfare Building, Harrisburg, PA 17120, (717) 783-1289, or for speech and/or hearing impaired persons V/TT (717) 783-6514, or the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service (800) 654-5984.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 14-2018. Filed for public inspection September 26, 2014, 9:00 a.m.]

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