COVID-19 Resources : CNP Operator Submitted

COVID-19 Resources : CNP Operator Submitted

Child Nutrition Program Meal Service During Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Resource Category:cntp-2

Child Nutrition Program:
  • CACFP – Child and Adult Care Food Programs
  • NSLP – National School Lunch Program
  • SBP – School Breakfast Program
  • SFSP – Summer Food Service Program

Organization :

The Institute of Child Nutrition Applied Research Division




The coronavirus pandemic presents unique challenges that may make it difficult for child nutrition program operators to provide meals and snacks directly to the eligible child or adult in their care. This document conveys information, tips, and best practices to consider when allowing local program operators to distribute meals and snacks to parents and guardians for the children or adults in their care.