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Here's a list of local school districts providing meals to kids

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Posted at 10:34 PM, Mar 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-15 19:59:00-04

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has ordered that all schools in Ohio be closed for three weeks starting on Monday to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus. Several local school districts said they will provide children with meals during the extended break.

Canton City Schools

Beginning Monday, March 16, students will receive to-go bags off food for all three meals of the day.

All schools in Canton will be distributing food, so families can go to the nearest school building to obtain their free meals.

Pick-up will be available from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday.

Cleveland Metropolitan School District

CMSD will provide any child in Cleveland ages 18 and younger with two free meals per day.

The district will hand out meals on weekdays from Monday, March 6 to Friday, April 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The list of locations can be found, here.

Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District

Each weekday beginning Tuesday, March 17, breakfast and lunch can be picked up from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The setup will be “grab and go” in school entrances to avoid congregation inside of the buildings. The food will be available for any child, even if they are not students at the school district.

Breakfast and lunches can be picked up at the following locations, using the main entrance at all locations except Noble and Oxford:

Board of Education
2155 Miramar Boulevard

Boulevard Elementary
1749 Lee Road

Fairfax Elementary
3150 Fairfax Road

Noble Elementary
1293 Ardoon Street (door 10)

Oxford Elementary
939 Quilliams Road (door 2)

Monticello Middle
3665 Monticello Boulevard

Heights High
13263 Cedar Road

Elyria Schools

Monday through Fridays from March 6 to April 11, the district will serve breakfast at Elyria High School from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Lunch will also be served, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The district said meal service will not be available on March 20 or the week of April 6 to 10.

Bagged lunches will be handed out at the following times and locations:

Oakwood Elementary School
925 Spruce St., Elyria
10:30 to 11 a.m.

Windsor Elementary School
264 Windsor Drive, Elyria
11:15 to 11:45 a.m.

Ely Elementary School
312 Gulf Road, Elyria
12:45 to 1:15 p.m.

Franklin Elementary School
446 11th St., Elyria
1:30 to 2 p.m.

The district said meal service will not be available on March 20 or the week of April 6 to 10.

Lorain City Schools

Beginning Monday, March 16, Lorain City Schools will begin offering free meals to students. Food trucks will distribute two meal bags for students during the following times:

Route 1:
Lorain High School (West Student Parking lot), 11:00 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.
Garfield Elementary, 11:30 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
Stevan Dohanos Elementary, 12:00 p.m. to 12:20 p.m.
Southview Middle School, 12:30 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.

Route 2:
Hawthorne Elementary, 11:30 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
Admiral King Elementary, 12:00 p.m. to 12:20 p.m.
Longfellow Middle School, 12:30 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.

Students must be present to receive the meals.

Nordonia Schools

Nordonia students will be eligible to have lunches delivered to their homes starting Tuesday. You can also pick up lunches at Nordonia High School, 8006 S. Bedford Road, Macedonia.

According to the district, lunches include a peanut butter or cheese sand which, chips, fruit, snacks and a bottle of water.

There is a limit of one lunch per student. Anyone who needs more than one is asked to email Sue Petonic.

Parents, if you're interested in the program, you can sign up here.

Oberlin City Schools

The district's Breakfast and Lunch Program for students will run during the 3-week school closing. The program will run from Tuesday, March 17 to Friday, April 3, including Spring Break.

Breakfast and lunch bags are available for all students, pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Click here to see the distribution plan.

Oberlin families in need of additional assistance should contact, Oberlin Community Services at 440-774-6579.

This story will be updated as more schools announce similar programs.

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