Resource | Waivers
WIC - Physical Presence Waiver

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act gives FNS authority to grant waivers to states of the requirement that all individuals seeking to enroll or re-enroll in WIC do so in person (i.e., physical presence). This includes a waiver to defer certain anthropometric (i.e., height/length and weight) and bloodwork requirements used to determine nutritional risk.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Child Nutrition Program Meal Service During COVID-19

USDA is working closely with states and child nutrition program operators to provide nutritious meals and snacks to children, while supporting social distancing efforts related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2018-0001
Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs

The Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs has all of the current information in one manual to help you and your purchasing agent buy the right amount of food and the appropriate type of food for your program(s), and determine the specific contribution each food makes toward the meal pattern requirements.