Response to COVID-19
BISD has released the following information regarding the Child Nutrition Department's response to COVID-19:
- Grab & Go meals will be provided in addition to food service through the line to reduce time students spend in line. Students will eat in designated areas adhering to social distancing.
- Purchasing meals on-line through "Lunch Money Now" is encouraged, to limit the number of transactions using cash/checks.
- Students will be required to wash hands with soap and water before meals. Additionally, hand sanitizer stations will be available in the cafeteria and classrooms.
- In all areas where food is consumed, a three-step cleaning process will take place: soap, water, and disinfect.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.