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Vermont: COVID-19 Waivers & Flexibilities

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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 3/26/2020 | Initial Approval 3/27/2020 | May Extension Approved | 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
  • Extended Certification Periods; Waive Periodic Reporting
    Initial Request Received 3/24/2020 | Initial Request Approved 3/26/2020 |
  • Adjustment to Interview Requirements
    Note: Approvals for April through June included waiving initial and recertification interviews, waiving face-to-face interviews, and postponing expedited service interviews.
    Offered to All States 3/26/2020
  • Continuing Resolution
    Vermont has taken options in accordance with the Continuing Resolution. Click here for more information.
Fair Hearing
Quality Control
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
    Vermont Department of Education (School Programs) 6/11/21
    Vermont Department of Education (CACFP) 6/11/21
  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Parent Pick Up
    Approved 5/5/2020
  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program at Alternate Sites SY 2020-21
    Approved 9/23/2020
  • Oversight Plan Waiver
    Waiver Response 3/31/2021
  • Provision 2 Base Year
    Approved 8/20/2020

  • SFSP Health Dept Notification
    Approved 5/26/2020 | Approved 12/23/2020

 


USDA Foods Programs

 


WIC Program

Updated: 09/08/2022