The New York State Department of Health assesses the public health status and responds to disasters. The department assures the quality and accessibility of health services and provides family planning and pediatric care assistance. It administers the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program, which is a federal health, nutrition and prevention program for infants, pregnant women and children under the age of 5. The department additionally offers environmental protection and dental health services. The New York State Department of Health administers the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), which helps HIV-positive individuals to stay healthy by assisting with the purchase of HIV prescription medications. In addition, the department supports various intervention, nutrition and veteran programs. The New York State Department of Health administers food programs for child and adult care.