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Consolidated Guidance: 2020-2021 School Year and COVID-19 Related Closures

Guidance Related to 2020-2021 School Year

USDA Extends Free Meals for Kids Through June 30, 2021

Claiming Instructions for the 2020-21 SY

Election and Reporting of CN Program Participation and Operations in 2020-2021 School Year

Non-public SFAs and SFSP Sponsors: Summer Meals Programs can be used to serve meals at no charge at the beginning of the 2020-2021 School Year

Public SFAs: Summer Meals Programs can be used to serve meals at no charge at the beginning of the 2020-2021 School Year

Q&As for the CNP during SY 2020-2021

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Operations for School Year 2020-21 during COVID-19

Meal Delivery

Summer Food Service Program Waiver Extensions

Instructions on Electing SFA Waivers on CNMS

NYSED School Reopening Guidance

Feeding Children in Need and Child Care for Essential Workers During the Summer

Food Service Management Contracts

Guidance related to Child Nutrition Program Operations during COVID-19 School Closures

Child Nutrition Program Waivers Available During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Webinar: CNP Waivers Available During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Noncompetitive Procurements Resulting from a Public Emergency

 

Child Nutrition NYS Wavier Requests

December 23, 2020

November 24, 2020

September 24, 2020

September 8, 2020

August 10, 2020

May 22, 2020

May 5, 2020

April 7, 2020

 

Guidance Regarding COVID-19 Related Closure

Child Nutrition State Payments Reductions

Guidance related to Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT)

Guidance related to Child Nutrition Program Operations during COVID-19 School Closures  (Updated)

Webinar: Feeding During School Closures: Child Nutrition Program Updates and FAQs

Local School Wellness Policy Triennial Assessment Extension Request

Webinar: Claiming Meals Served During COVID 19 School Closures

Emergency Claiming Instructions for meals served during COVID-19 closures

Resources for Providing Meals during COVID-19 School Closures

60-Day Claim Deadline Waiver

Child Nutrition Program Waivers Available During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Webinar: CNP Waivers Available During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Operating Child Nutrition Programs when Schools are Closed due to COVID-19

Q&As

Application

COVID-19 SFSP and SSO Meal Delivery Using Existing Authority

Essential Services

Noncompetitive Procurements Resulting from a Public Emergency

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:
    program.intake@usda.gov

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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