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Oregon: COVID-19 Waivers & Flexibilities

Resource type
Waivers
Resource Materials

USDA intends to use all available program flexibilities and contingencies to serve our program participants across our 15 nutrition programs. We have already begun to issue waivers to ease program operations and protect the health of participants.

 

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Emergency Allotments

January 2022 Extension Approved | February Extension Approved | March Extension Approved | April Extension Approved | May Extension Approved | June Extension Approved | July Extension Approved | August Extension Approved | September Extension Approved

January 2021 Extension Approved | February Extension Approved | March Extension Approved | April Extension Approved | May Extension Approved | June Extension Approved | July Extension Approved | August Extension Approved | September Extension Approved | October Extension Approved | November Extension Approved | December extension approved

Request Received 4/2/2020 | Initial Approval 4/6/2020 | June Extension Approved | July Extension Approved | August Extension Approved | September Extension Approved | October Extension Approved | November Extension Approved | December Extension Approved

Pandemic EBT
Application Processing
  • Telephonic Signature
    Received 3/23/2020 | Approved 3/27/2020
  • Core Verification and Interview Adjustment
    Received 8/14/2020 | Approved 8/14/2020
  • Suspend In-Person Application Submission; Suspend In-Person Verification Submission
    Received 8/12/2020 | Approved 8/14/2020
  • Continuing Resolution
    Oregon has taken options in accordance with the Continuing Resolution. Click here for more information.
  • Extension of SNAP COVID-19 Administrative Flexibilities, May 2021 and Beyond
    Oregon has taken options in accordance with the April 30, 2021, memo. Click here for more information.
Claims
Fair Hearing
Quality Control
Reporting
  • Suspend Reporting Requirements
    Received 4/2/2020 | Denial 4/30/2020
  • Suspend In-Person Application and Verification Submission
    Approved

Other

 


Child Nutrition Programs

Nationwide Waivers and Flexibilities

Please contact your state agency if you have questions about the waivers they have elected.

Additional Waivers and Flexibilities
  • Pandemic EBT
    See above under SNAP
  • Emergency Operational Costs Reimbursement Programs: Implementation Plans Approved
    Oregon Department of Education (CACFP) 6/21/21
    Oregon Department of Education (School Programs) 6/4/21
  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Parent Pickup SY 2020-21
    Approved 8/21/2020
  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Alternate Sites SY 2020-21
    Approved 8/25/2020
  • Oversight Plan Waiver
    Waiver Response 3/31/2021
  • Provision 2 Base Year
    Approved 8/6/2020

 


USDA Foods Programs

  • Entitlement Waiver for SY 2020-21
    Approved 9/11/2020
  • Entitlement Waiver for SY 2021-22
    Approved 1/15/2021

 


WIC Program

Updated: 08/19/2022