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New Haven Public Schools Food Service Will Provide Meals to City Youth During Public Schools Closure
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The New Haven Public Schools Food Service Department will begin serving “Grab and Go” Breakfast and lunch meals on Monday March 16, 2020 during the closure of the public schools in response to the spread of COVID-19.
The Food Service Department be serving breakfast and lunch at 37 schools sites throughout the city.
Meal distribution sites will be open for breakfast and lunch pick up Monday through Friday between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM. The Food Service Department will be distributing breakfast and lunch meals for the duration of the public schools’ closure due to the growing concern of student exposure to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
NHPS Food Service will distribute meals from either the front entry foyer or the bus entry.
In order to maintain social distancing, participants are encouraged to pick up meals from the school site most convenient to their home. Students may pick up a meal at their local school so long as they are enrolled at any closed school.
Meals are available for school students 18 years of age and younger.
Below is the full list of school sites where Breakfast and lunch pick up will be available. Click here to view a map.
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New Haven EMERGENCY FOOD UPDATE: Free school food should be available starting Monday (public info will be shared by the city about where/how to get food) - United Way is coordinating local volunteers, The CT Food Bank is keeping a more up to date list of which emergency food pantries and soup kitchens are open. If you want to donate food/money or need food check the link below, and call the pantries to see if they are open. Also, a flyer in english and spanish is linked on that page. Reminder that senior centers are closed.