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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2021-0119

SNAP Extension of COVID-19 Administrative Flexibilities: January 2022 and Beyond

Provides information on how states can request to implement or extend certain COVID-19 administrative flexibilities beginning on Jan. 1, 2022.

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.

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Minnesota: 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

Oklahoma: 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 | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Letter to State Directors Regarding Infant Formula

Letter to reiterate the flexibilities that USDA has made available to all WIC state agencies and to urge all states to take additional action to make it easier for families to get the formula they need.

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Encuentre comidas para sus niños cuando las escuelas estén cerradas

Para tardar la propagación del nuevo coronavirus (COVID-19), muchas escuelas han cerrado inesperadamente. Para asegurar que los estudiantes que cuentan con almuerzos a precios reducidos o gratuitos en sus escuelas puedan continuar recibiendo la nutrición que necesitan, el Departamento de Agricultura de EE.UU. Las familias pueden usar este herramienta para encontrar la dirección de los sitios cercanos y las horas de operación e información de contacto. 

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Delaware: 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.

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WIC Infant Formula MMA Waiver Approval for Georgia

This letter is in response to February 25, 2022 correspondence from Georgia WIC requesting flexibility with regard to the MMA requirements in WIC as a result of the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the 2022 Abbott recall of certain of certain powder infant formula on the nationwide supply chain leading to both periodic location- and product-based WIC infant formula shortages.

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WIC Infant Formula MMA Waiver Approval for Maryland

This letter is in response to the March 14, 2022 correspondence from Maryland WIC requesting flexibility with regard to the MMA requirements in WIC as a result of the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the 2022 Abbott recall of certain of certain powder infant formula on the nationwide supply chain leading to both periodic location- and product-based WIC infant formula shortages.

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WIC Infant Formula MMA Waiver Approval for South Dakota

This letter is in response to the March 24, 2022 correspondence from South Dakota WIC requesting flexibility with regard to the maximum monthly allowance (MMA) requirements in WIC as a result of the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the 2022 Abbott recall of certain powder infant formula on the nationwide supply chain leading to both periodic location and product-based WIC infant formula shortages.