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(Jefferson County) It is back to school time and schools, cafeterias, and parents are trying to piece together how the 2020-21 academic year will look among the COVID-19 pandemic.

While school districts are coming up with in-person, and virtual learning options or a combination of both, parents and school nutrition directors are inventing ways to keep nutritious foods in students’ daily routines.

Erin McGraw is a Nutrition Educator with the St. Louis District Daily Council. She explains why school meals are so important.

With all the changing guidelines to going back to school, McGraw goes over how some schools are adapting to providing meals to students.

For more information about fitting nutrition into students’ everyday routines, visit Stl Dairy Council dot org.


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