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.

Learning Objectives

  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

Earning CEUs

  • SNA CEUs: 1.0
  • Key Area 2: Operations
  • Key Topic 2600: Food Safety & HACCP
  • Sub Topic 2620: Food Safety

CPEUs for RDNs and NDTRs

  • Activity Number: 163504

Suggested Performance Indicators

  • 4.1.1 Demonstrates effective problem solving and professional judgment to address a need.
  • 4.1.2 Interprets and integrates evidence-based research and literature in decision making.
  • 7.1.1 Advocates for, interprets and adheres to workplace safety legislation, regulations and organization policies.
  • 7.1.3 Investigates and analyzes work environment to identify safety issues and risks to self, staff, customers, public and organization.

Suggested Learning Need Codes

  • 8110: School foodservice

CPE Level: 1, 2
SNA CDR Provider Number: AM007

Please note that you have the option to submit an evaluation of the quality of this conference directly to the Commission of Dietetic Registration. Email contact: cdr@eatright.org

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