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Food and Nutrition Service Responds to COVID-19
An overview of USDA FNS actions taken to ease program operations during the pandemic. Helpful pages within in this section include:   

Team Nutrition COVID-19 Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Steps for Determining Close Contact & Quarantine in K-12 Schools: CDC has released a new infographic that illustrates the steps for determining close contacts within the K–12 school setting. The infographic also contains information on public health recommendations for close contacts, including whether they need to quarantine based on specific conditions.

Guidance for School Nutrition Professionals and Volunteers. This guidance provides information to reduce the risk of contracting or spreading the virus that causes COVID-19 for employees preparing and serving meals and the students, families, and other school staff who support or participate in school meals programs.  

Modifying School Spaces During Mealtimes to Reduce Spread of COVID-19. This tool can help you modify mealtime spaces to apply prevention measures listed in CDC's Operational Strategy for K-12 Schools through Phased Prevention. Examples are provided for eating meals in the cafeteria, classroom, and outdoor areas; however, you can apply these strategies to other spaces, such as the gymnasium or auditorium.

Strategies for Protecting K-12 School Staff from COVID-19 offers information on protecting the health and safety of K-12 school staff.

Ventilation in Schools and ChildCare Programs outlines ways you can improve ventilation in your school or childcare program.

    Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

    Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) | FDA

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    COVID-19 Resources for Schools, Students, and Families | U.S. Department of Education 

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