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Waiver of 60 Day Reporting Requirements

Pursuant to the COVID–19 Child Nutrition Response Act (H.R. 6201, Title II), and based on the exceptional circumstances of this public health emergency, the Food and Nutrition Service is granting a nationwide waiver to help minimize potential exposure to the novel coronavirus. This waiver applies to the National School Lunch Program, the School Breakfast Program, the Special Milk Program, the Child and Adult Food Care Program, and the Summer Food Service Program.

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Nationwide Waivers of Child Nutrition Monitoring

FNS has used its authority under FFRCA to waive certain onsite monitoring requirements for the school meals programs, the Child and Adult Care Food Program, and the Summer Food Service Program, so that programs can to maintain program integrity and support social distancing while providing meals. 

Resource | Policy Memos | COVID–19: Child Nutrition Response #5
COVID-19 Nationwide Waiver to Allow Parents and Guardians to Pick Up Meals for Children

Pursuant to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act) (PL 116-127) and based on the exceptional circumstances of this public health emergency, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is establishing a nationwide waiver to support access to nutritious meals while minimizing potential exposure to the novel coronavirus (COVID– 19).

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The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Flexibilities for State Agencies

During an emergency situation such as the COVID-19 public health emergency, there are flexibilities available to TEFAP state agencies to assist them in continuing to provide food to people in need. TEFAP is available to assist current participants and those who may become newly eligible for the program. Implementing TEFAP flexibilities can be achieved simply by submitting a written explanation (i.e., state plan amendment) to the FNS regional office for expedited review and approval.

Resource | Policy Memos | COVID-19: Child Nutrition Response #7
Nationwide Waiver of Monitoring Requirements for Sponsors in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

In light of the exceptional circumstances of this public health emergency, FNS) is granting a nationwide waiver to help minimize potential exposure to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This waiver applies to the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Resource | Policy Memos | COVID-19: Child Nutrition Response #8
Nationwide Waiver of Onsite Monitoring Requirements for State Agencies in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

In light of the exceptional circumstances of this public health emergency, FNS is granting a nationwide waiver to help minimize potential exposure to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This waiver applies to the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Resource | Policy Memos | COVID-19: Child Nutrition Response #9
Nationwide Waiver of Onsite Monitoring Requirements in the School Meals Programs

In light of the exceptional circumstances of this public health emergency, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is granting a nationwide waiver to help minimize potential exposure to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This waiver applies to the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program.

Resource | Policy Memos | COVID-19: Child Nutrition Response #10
Nationwide Waiver of Onsite Monitoring Requirements for Sponsoring Organizations in the Summer Food Service Program

In light of the exceptional circumstances of this public health emergency,  FNS is granting a nationwide waiver to help minimize potential exposure to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This waiver applies to monitoring of schools and institutions operating Summer Food Service Program during an unanticipated school closure.

Resource | Policy Memos | COVID-19: Child Nutrition Response #11
Nationwide Waiver of Onsite Monitoring Requirements for State Agencies in the Summer Food Service Program

In light of the exceptional circumstances of this public health emergency, FNS is granting a nationwide waiver to help minimize potential exposure to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This waiver applies to monitoring of schools and institutions operating Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) during an unanticipated school closure.