Resource | Waivers
Virgin Islands: COVID-19 Waivers & Flexibilities

USDA intends to use all available program flexibilities and contingencies to serve our program participants across our 15 nutrition programs. We have already begun to issue waivers to ease program operations and protect the health of participants.

Resource | Waivers
WIC - Direct Distribution

FNS is allowing WIC agencies that currently operate direct distribution models to issue two months of benefits to participants at one time due to closures and need for social distancing.

Resource | Waivers
WIC- Transaction without Presence of Cashier

FNS working with state agencies to find new ways to allow WIC transactions. 

Resource | Waivers
WIC- Vendor Agreement Extension

FNS is allowing state agencies to postpone some vendor reauthorization actions by extending expiring vendor agreements by one year.

Resource | Waivers
WIC - Food Package Medical Documentation

FNS is allowing state agencies to waive medical documentation for existing participants that are unable to contact their health care provider. Existing benefits may be extended for up to two months.

Resource | Waivers
WIC- FMNP Agreement

FNS is allowing FMNP state agencies to extend currently expiring agreements with authorized farmers, roadside stands, and/or farmers’ markets by one year. 

Resource | Waivers
WIC - Non-Retail 2-Month Issuance

FNS is allowing those state agencies using a home delivery and/or direct distribution systems to issue two months of exempt infant formula at one time. 

Resource | Waivers
Virginia: COVID-19 Waivers & Flexibilities

USDA intends to use all available program flexibilities and contingencies to serve our program participants across our 15 nutrition programs. We have already begun to issue waivers to ease program operations and protect the health of participants.

Resource | Waivers
South Dakota: COVID-19 Waivers & Flexibilities

USDA intends to use all available program flexibilities and contingencies to serve our program participants across our 15 nutrition programs. We have already begun to issue waivers to ease program operations and protect the health of participants.

Resource | Waivers
North Dakota: COVID-19 Waivers & Flexibilities

USDA intends to use all available program flexibilities and contingencies to serve our program participants across our 15 nutrition programs. We have already begun to issue waivers to ease program operations and protect the health of participants.