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Who’s eligible for a Healthy Food Card?

Who’s eligible for a Healthy Food Card?

  • Members with high-risk pregnancies
  • Children experiencing obesity
  • Members ages 17 to 26 who are aging out of foster care

How do I get my card?

How do I get my card?

Your Healthy Food Card is handled through NationsBenefits. Just call them at 1-877-216-4108, and they’ll let you know if you’re eligible. If so, they’ll mail you a card. It should arrive within seven to 10 business days. 

How does the Healthy Food Card work?

How does the Healthy Food Card work?

Once you get your card in the mail, be sure to sign the back and activate it. You can activate it in one of two ways:

 

 

How much can I spend with the card?

 

Each month, we'll add $50 to your card. You can use it to buy healthy groceries and save money.

Preguntas frecuentes

Your card can help you make better food choices. You can use it to buy many kinds of foods that meet your nutritional needs. These include:

 

  • Fresh or canned fruits and vegetables
  • Frozen produce and meals
  • Fresh salad kits
  • Productos lácteos
  • Meat and seafood
  • Beans and legumes
  • Pantry staples, like flour, sugar, and spices
  • Healthy grains, like bread, cereals and pasta
  • Nutritional shakes and bars
  • Soups
  • Water or vitamin-enriched water

Items you can’t buy with your Healthy Food Card include:

 

  • Non-food items
  • Alcohol or nicotine products
  • Pet food
  • Candy or desserts
  • Chips
  • Fresh baked goods
  • Soda

If you’re not sure if an item in your cart is covered, you can:

 

You can use your Healthy Food Card at hundreds of stores in Virginia. This includes stores like Walmart®, CVS®, Rite Aid, and Walgreens. The NationsBenefits member portal also has a store lookup tool, so it’s easy to find stores near you. 

 

You can also order premade refrigerated meals and fresh products online and get them delivered. Or you can order food online directly from NationsBenefits.  

Just log in to the NationsBenefits member portal. You can see your current balance, previous transactions, eligible items, and use the store lookup tool. 

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