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Louisiana to Feed as Many as 600,000+ Students Whose Schools Closed in Pandemic
May 15, 2020
05.15.20 - Louisiana has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help feed as many as 611,430 students during the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced today. Under the new Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) program, families of children who normally receive free or reduced-price meals at school may get financial assistance to replace those meals. All Louisiana public school and many non-public school facilities have been closed since March 16 because of the pandemic.
Supplemental SNAP - May 2020
May 08, 2020
Families who are receiving SNAP, but who aren’t already at the maximum benefit allotment for their household size, will receive a supplement for May to bring them up to the max.
April 03, 2020
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides monthly benefits that help eligible low-income households buy the food they need for good health.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
March 07, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Louisiana Office of Public Health continue to closely monitor this outbreak.
United States Census 2020 - Shape Louisiana's Future
March 06, 2020
Shape your roads ... Shape your schools ... Shape your communities. The results of the 2020 Census will help determine how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding flow into communities every year for the next decade.