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Children May Miss Meals As School Food Service Workers Fall Ill

 

Breakfast kits sit ready for distribution to kids in Hartford, Conn., after schools there closed in mid-March. Joe Amon/Connecticut Public/NENC

In Clark County, Nev., the nation's fifth-largest school district, a school food service worker has reportedly died of COVID-19. That death is one of around 40 recorded in the state of Nevada as of Friday afternoon.

Just a few weeks ago NPR reported on the swift efforts to continue to get meals to children and their families, as schools shut their doors in response to the spreading coronavirus. The school lunch program in typical times feeds nearly 30 million U.S. children.

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/04/03/826882227/children-may-miss-meals-as-school-food-service-workers-fall-ill

 

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