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Nebraska: COVID-19 Waivers & Flexibilities

Resource type

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.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Emergency Allotments

Initial Approval 4/7/2020 | May Extension Approved | June Extension Approved | July Extension Approved

Pandemic EBT

Approved 6/16/2020 

Application Processing
  • Extended Certification Periods; Waive Periodic Reporting
    Initial Request Received  4/1/2020 | Initial Request Approved 4/1/2020 
  • Adjustment to Interview Requirements
    Note: Approvals for April through June included waiving initial and recertification interviews, waiving  face-to-face interviews, and postponing expedited service interviews.
    Offered to All States 3/26/2020 
Quality Control

Child Nutrition Programs

Nationwide Waivers and Flexibilities
Additional Waivers and Flexibilities
  • Pandemic EBT
    See above under SNAP


USDA Foods Programs

  • No outstanding waivers at this time.


WIC Program

Page updated: April 05, 2023