Funding Bill Signed and Pandemic Guidance for Nutrition Programs Released

03/10/2020 - A bill to provide $8.3 billion to fight the coronavirus was passed into law last week. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Services' nutrition assistance programs, including SNAP, WIC and child nutrition programs, have flexibilities that allow them to respond to on-the-ground realities and support response and recovery efforts.

Read more information the FNS programs' role in response to a pandemic.