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Child and Adult Care Food Program: Providing Multiple Meals at a Time During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The United States Department of Agriculture is working with state child nutrition agencies to provide safe and flexible meal service to children during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Under nationwide non-congregate feeding and meal time waivers, state agencies may allow Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) sites to provide more than one day’s worth of meals to eligible children via a single meal pick-up or delivery. This publication provides considerations, tips, best practices, and sample menus

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The United States Department of Agriculture is working with state child nutrition agencies to provide safe and flexible meal service to children during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Under nationwide non-congregate feeding and meal time waivers, state agencies may allow Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) sites to provide more than one day’s worth of meals to eligible children via a single meal pick-up or delivery. This publication provides considerations, tips, best practices, and sample menus for CACFP operators who wish to distribute multiple meals at one time.

This publication may be printed and shared with state agency staff, program operators and stakeholders, and community members.

Availability

These are available for schools, CACFP providers, sponsoring organizations, and state agencies that participate in or administer one of USDA’s child nutrition programs. All are welcome to download these materials and make copies. To download the file, please right-click on the link and "save link as."

06/10/2020