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A Guide to Reopen Schools: Best Practices in Food Safety and COVID-19 Prevention

May 19, 2021

In this session, CDC and USDA speakers provide an overview of best practices for COVID-19 mitigation and school-reopening. USDA representatives will provide an overview of the USDA’s most recent waivers and discuss food safety best practices for all service models for back to school planning. Finally, a CDC representative will provide an overview of current COVID-19 safety guidance in school food service and serving meals in schools. Speakers will share and discuss materials containing actionable information on best practices for COVID-19 prevention and re-opening schools.

  1. Describe current CDC-recommended COVID-19 prevention strategies in K-12 schools
  2. Describe and apply current CDC best practices for serving school meals safely
  3. Plan food safety practices for back-to-school service models
  4. Utilize current USDA school foodservice waivers
  5. Apply lessons learned from the CDC Foundation’s evaluation to improve and sustain COVID-19 prevention strategies

Key Area 2: Operations
Key Topic 2600: Food Safety & HACCP
Sub Topic 2620: Food Safety

CPEUs for RDNs and NDTRs
CPEUs no longer offered on this course due to its age.

SNA CEUs are awarded after the successful completion of the post-webinar quiz.