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USDA Announces Waivers

The waivers announced are effective July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022 include:

  • Allow All Schools to Operate the National School Lunch Program’s Seamless Summer Option (SSO) through SY21-22
  • Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Reimbursements for SSO Meals for SY21-22
  • Non-Congregate Feeding for the SSO, Child and Adult Care Food Program, and National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs
  • Allow Parents and Guardians to Pick Up Meals for Children for the SSO, CACFP, NSLP and SBP
  • Specific Meal Pattern Flexibility for the SSO, CACFP, NSLP and SBP
  • Offer Versus Serve Flexibility for Senior High Schools in the NSLP
  • Area Eligibility for Afterschool Programs and Family Day Care Homes

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