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Virginia: 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 | October 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 3/23/2020 | Initial Approval | 3/24/2020 | 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
  • Telephonic Signature
    Initial Request Received 3/27/2020 | Approved 4/10/2020 |June Extension Approved
  • Core Verification and Interview Adjustment
    Received 8/25/2020 | Approved 9/2/2020
  • Continuing Resolution
    Virginia 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
    Virginia has taken options in accordance with the April 30, 2021, memo. Click here for more information.
Claims
Fair Hearing
Quality Control

 


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
    Virginia Department of Education (School Programs) 7/23/2021
    Virginia Department of Education (CACFP) 7/23/2021
    Virginia Department of Health (CACFP) 8/6/2021
  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Parent Pickup SY 2020-21
    Approved 9/4/2020
  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program at Alternate Sites SY 2020-21
    Approved 9/4/2020
  • Oversight Plan Waiver
    School Meals Waiver Response 1/6/2021 | SFSP/CACFP Waiver Response 2/16/2021
  • Provision 2 Base Year
    Approved 7/30/2020

 


USDA Foods Programs

 


WIC Program

Updated: 09/20/2022