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Update Regarding COVID-19 & SNAP: New York State to Distribute “Emergency Allotment” SNAP benefit to Certain SNAP Households in September.
Emergency Allotments (EA) for SNAP recipients were authorized by Congress under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) previously approved NYS’s plan to distribute EA...
Visits to adult care facilities can now resume once there have been 14 days without a new case of COVID-19, if the facility has filed a visitation plan with the NYS Dept. of Health and meets other criteria. Facilities were shut down to visitors this spring, and when...