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School district sees major boost to meal counts with home deliveries

Bellflower Unified School District delivers scratch-made meals to students’ doors each week.

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Nearly 30 states now allow school nutrition professionals to be vaccinated for COVID-19

While more nutrition workers across the country are eligible for the vaccine, many are struggling to schedule appointments due to limited supplies.

Elementary students should have access to in-person instruction even when community transmission of COVID-19 is high, the CDC says.

The buses are expected to save almost 490 tons of greenhouse gas emissions over their lifetime.

The orders seek to up federal food assistance for families struggling amid COVID-19.

A majority of survey respondents said that employee safety was somewhat or much more difficult during the pandemic.

When the pandemic started, Nutrition Director Lori Danella and her team didn’t know how exactly they would pull off meal service, but they knew they had to.

Constant pivoting can breed constant stress, as FSDs around the country have learned firsthand.

Students in Pre-K and special education programs can resume in-person learning next week.

The funding comes as school nutrition programs across the country continue to struggle with financial losses due to the pandemic.

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