New USDA Waivers, SNA Joins Partners On Emergency Feeding Letter
USDA announced new
nationwide waivers to grant states additional flexibility for meal service
during COVID-19 school closures. For a complete list of nationwide waivers and
FNS actions to respond to COVID-19, visit www.fns.usda.gov/disaster/pandemic/covid-19.
In addition, SNA joined numerous allied groups in sending a letter to
the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service's (USDA/FNS)
leadership to request additional nationwide waivers, including waiving area
eligibility requirements, to ensure access to healthy meals during the COVID-19
pandemic. The Association will continue to advocate on behalf of members
working to safely serve students during school closures.