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SNAP – Questions and Answers, COVID-19, Set #4

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FNS-GD-2020-0041
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DATE: April 13, 2020
SUBJECT: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – Questions and Answers, COVID-19, Set #4
TO: All State Agency Directors
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is issuing the attached set of questions and answers for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) state agencies to address inquiries received about the administration of Employment and Training programs in response to the pandemic caused by COVID-19.

The contents of this document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. This document is intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies. All of the flexibilities and changes discussed in this document apply only during the public health emergency, unless a different time period is specified.

State agencies should contact their respective FNS regional offices with any questions.

Jessica Shahin
Associate Administrator
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Updated: 04/13/2020

The contents of this guidance document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. This document is intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.