USDA Nationwide Child Nutrition Waivers - APPROVED

To be approved for one or more of these waivers, please complete the NC CACFP Coronavirus (COVID-19) Waiver Request Form found below.

NC CACFP Statewide Flexibility - APPROVED

Effective immediately, when emergency conditions prevent an institution or facility normally having a supply of milk from temporarily obtaining milk deliveries, the State agency is approving the service of breakfasts, lunches, or suppers without milk during the emergency period.

NC CACFP Requested Waivers - Not yet approved by USDA

The NC CACFP requested waivers from the USDA to support ongoing access to nutritious meals and snacks for children and vulnerable adults as a result of COVID-19 outbreaks. Please note: no waivers have been approved to date.

NC CACFP Coronavirus (COVID-19) Waiver Request Form

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) has been granted five nationwide waiver requests by United States Department of Agriculture USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FSN) to provide CACFP operators the maximum flexibility during this pandemic. Please complete the waiver request form below to request one or more waivers below for your institution.

Each waiver request form must be approved or denied prior to the institution implementing any or all of the flexibilities listed.

Complete Waiver Request Form

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Last Modified: January 21, 2021