Agency News and Guidance
March 21, 2020 - FNS Posts Child Nutrition Waivers by State
March 20, 2020 - FNS Publishes Nationwide Waivers of:
March 20, 2020 - FNS Publishes Guidance on:
- Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT)
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) emergency allotments
- Partial suspension of time limit for able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs) in SNAP
March 17, 2020 - FNS Announces Feeding Partnership for Rural Schools
The Department of Agriculture (USDA) will deliver meals to students in certain rural schools. It will prioritize students in areas with active COVID-19 outbreaks who do not have access to a Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) site.
March 17, 2020 - FNS Publishes COVID-19 Meal Delivery FAQ
The document outlines meal delivery options available through the SFSP and the Seamless Summer Option (SSO).
March 6-7, 2020 - FNS Approves Waivers for California and Washington School Lunch Programs During COVID-19 Closures
FNS also posted brief guidance on such waivers.
February 26, 2020 - FNS Posts Disaster Assistance Fact Sheet
Updated March 24, 2020