Pulaski County Schools activate virtual meals distribution program as students transition to temporary remote learning

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PULASKI COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – As students begin a few days of virtual learning in Pulaski County, district officials are offering assistance in the form of meal distributions.

All students and children in Pulaski County ages two through 18 are eligible for meals. Those up to age 21 with a disability are also eligible for the meals.

The meals are being prepared and packaged by the staff of the Pulaski County Public Schools Nutrition Program.

They will be distributed on Thursday, Jan. 13 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Critzer Elementary School, 100 Critzer Drive in Pulaski
  • Dublin United Methodist Church, 425 East Main Street in Dublin
  • Pulaski County High School, 5414 Cougar Trail Road in Dublin
  • Pulaski County Middle School, 4396 Lee Highway in Pulaski
  • Pulaski County Elementary School, 2004 Morehead Lane in Pulaski
  • Riverlawn Elementary School, 8100 Beth Nelson Drive in Fairlawn
  • Snowville Elementary School, 4858 Lead Mines Road in Hiwassee

Distributed meals will consist of protein; grain; fresh, frozen or canned fruit; and fresh, frozen or canned vegetables as well as flavored or unflavored fat-free or one percent bottled milk.

Parents or guardians may pick up meals for their children at the designated meal distribution sites.

Some of the menu items are perishable. Some meals may require cooking.

Pulaski County’s Public School Nutrition Program releases responsibility to parents regarding food safety once meals are distributed. Nutrition information is available by emailing esadler@pcva.us or by visiting www.pcva.us.

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