On March 9, 2021, USDA extended several nationwide waiver flexibilities for the summer meals programs until school resumes at the end of summer. These waiver extensions apply to SFSP and SSO only. Waivers for CACFP have not been extended beyond June 30, 2021 at this time.
The extended waivers include:
- Meal Service Times
- Parent/Guardian Meal Pick-Up
- Meal Pattern Flexibility (SSO only)
- Area Eligibility
- Area Eligibility for Closed Enrolled Sites
- First Week Site Visits
- Offer Versus Serve (OVS)
Starting June 1st, information on locating summer meals via the Meal Mapper and 211 Texting Tool will be available at SummerFood.org.
More to come!