Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0054
Extending Certification Periods and Adjusting Periodic Reports Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Blanket Approval

FNS is permitting all interested state agencies to extend certification periods and accordingly adjust periodic report submission dates for ongoing SNAP households who are due for recertification or periodic reporting through June 30, 2020.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0056
P-EBT/EA Reporting Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers for SNAP state agencies related to the reporting of Pandemic EBT and SNAP Emergency Allotments

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0103
Nationwide Waiver of Local School Wellness Policy Triennial Assessments in the NSLP and SBP

FNS is establishing a nationwide waiver to support schools unable to complete a triennial assessment of the local school wellness policies by June 30, 2020, due to school closures as a result of COVID–19. This waiver applies to state agencies that have local educational agencies administering the National School Lunch Program and/or School Breakfast Program.

COVID–19: Child Nutrition Response #18
Resource | Waivers
SNAP - Nationwide Flexibility for Quality Control Interviews

FNS is allowing SNAP quality control interviews to be conducted by phone and extending certain case review deadlines. USDA is allowing states to conduct telephone interviews instead of face-to face-interviews for SNAP Quality Control purposes in March, April and May 2020. USDA has also offered states an optional 45-day extension on QC case reviews due in April, May and June 2020.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0045
SNAP – Questions and Answers, COVID-19, Set #2

This is the second set of questions and answers for SNAP state agencies in response to questions received about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and flexibilities available for program administration during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0040
SNAP – Questions and Answers, COVID-19, Set #3

This is the third set of questions and answers for SNAP state agencies in response to questions received about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and flexibilities available for program administration during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0041
SNAP – Questions and Answers, COVID-19, Set #4

This is the fourth set of questions and answers for SNAP state agencies in response to questions received about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and flexibilities available for program administration during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Resource | Waivers
WIC - Extended Benefits Issuance Waivers

FNS is allowing WIC state agencies to issue up to four months of benefits on EBT cards at one time, to reduce the need for contact with WIC staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Resource | Waivers
WIC - Extended Certification Waivers
Resource | Waivers
SNAP - Quality Control Waivers