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Pennsylvania: COVID-19 Waivers & Flexibilities

USDA intends to use all available program flexibilities and contingencies to serve our program participants across our 15 nutrition programs. We have already begun to issue waivers to ease program operations and protect the health of participants.

 

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Emergency Allotments

Request Received 3/30/2020 | Initial Approval 4/2/2020 | May Extension Approved | June Extension Approved | July Extension Approved | August Extension Approved | September Extension Approved | October Extension Approved | November Extension Approved | December Extension Approved | January 2021 Extension Approved | February Extension Approved | March Extension Approved | April Extension Approved | May Extension Approved | June Extension Approved | July Extension Approved | August Extension Approved | September Extension Approved | October Extension Approved | November Extension Approved | December extension approved

Pandemic EBT
Application Processing
Claims
Fair Hearing
Quality Control
Other

 


Child Nutrition Programs

Nationwide Waivers and Flexibilities
Additional Waivers and Flexibilities
  • Pandemic EBT
    See above under SNAP
  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Parent Pickup
    Approved 5/18/2020
  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program at Alternate Sites
    Approved 6/8/2020
  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Alternate Sites SY 2020-21
    Approved 8/11/2020
  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Parent Pickup SY 2020-21
    Approved 8/11/2020
  • Oversight Plan Waiver
    Waiver Response 12/23/2020
  • State Selected Management
    Offered to All States 4/27/2020

 


USDA Foods Programs

 


WIC Program

11/24/2021