Infant Formula Shortage
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there have been significant shortages of infant formulas in many stores. Current shortages have been largely caused by supply chain issues and the recent voluntary recall of certain baby formula products over concerns about contamination.
Frequently Asked Questions
Expert answers to help you.
United Way 211
The local United Way 211 phone line may be able to connect you to limited infant formula resources where you live. Call 211 or visit United Way 211 website.
Health and Human Services: Working to ensure that infant formula is safe and available for families across the country. Potential resources.
The Ohio Department of Health & WIC are working to aid families during this formula shortage. Click here to learn more.
Gerber’s MyGerber Baby Expert:: Reach a certified nutrition or lactation consultant by phone, text, Facebook Messenger, web chat, or video call, who can help you identify a similar formula that may be more readily available
Abbott’s Consumer Hotline: 1-800-986-8540
Abbott’s urgent product request line: ask your OBGYN or your infant’s pediatrician to submit an urgent product request by downloading and completing this form.