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COVID-19: CDE Handout and Fact Sheets


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The California Department of Education (CDE) Nutrition Services Division (NSD) deeply appreciates your continued efforts and service during this national pandemic crisis. In order to assist our local educational agency partners, the CDE NSD created additional resources to support your operations during the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • We Want to Keep You Healthy and Safe: A simple food safety guideline for families receiving meals. This handout has been updated after receiving feedback regarding the document layout. This document includes instructions and a two-page handout intended to be printed front and back by School Nutrition Program (SNP) Seamless Summer Option, Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and Summer Food Service Program Operators during COVID-19 school closures or site dismissals and included in meals given to eligible families. This handout is available to view and download in English and Spanish at Food Safety handout (English and Spanish) (PDF).

For more comprehensive COVID-19 Guidance, please visit the School and Child and Adult Day Care Meals web page.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact the following programs:

SNP

If you have questions regarding the School Breakfast Program or National School Lunch Program, please email SNPINFO@cde.ca.gov.

Summer Meal Programs

If you have questions regarding the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), please email SFSP@cde.ca.gov. If you have questions regarding the Seamless Summer Option (SSO), please email SSFO@cde.ca.gov.

CACFP

If you have questions regarding CACFP, please email CACFPWAIVER@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Friday, July 17, 2020
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