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Nationwide Waivers of Child Nutrition Monitoring

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In accordance with the Family First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020, USDA has granted a nationwide waiver, providing flexibilities to certain onsite monitoring requirements for the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, and the Summer Food Service Program. FNS has used its authority to waive these requirements to continue to maintain program integrity and to provide meals, while also supporting social distancing in order to reduce the exposure to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Requirements specific to each waiver are detailed in the linked pages below:

The following states have chosen to use at least one of the nationwide monitoring waivers.

Select from the following list to see all COVID-19 waivers issued for your state in child nutrition programs.

Alabama
Alaska
American Samoa
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Guam
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maryland
Maine
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Virgin Islands
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
11/12/2021