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YUSD Providing Free Meals for Students During School Closures

OAKHURST — Yosemite Unified School District Nutrition Services will provide an opportunity for families with students to pick up lunch and breakfast beginning Monday (March 16), district officials announced Saturday.

“We will be providing meals Monday-Friday through a mobile drive through or walk up service for children up to 18 years of age,” said a release from the district, issued the day after schools were closed county-wide by the health department to help stem the spread of COVID-19.

Breakfast and lunch will be distributed at one time at two YUSD site from 11:30 am to noon.

The pick up sites are located at Yosemite High (50200 Road 427 in Oakhurst) and Coarsegold Elementary School (45426 Road 415).

These meals will be available for free to anyone in the community 18 and under, regardless of what school they attend.

No paperwork is required.

Children must be present in order for meals to be provided. Meals will be provided based on the number of children present.

This program will solely provided for pick up and meals will not be consumed on-site.

“We encourage families to continue to be proactive in reducing the risk of COVID-19 by not congregating at the school site and utilizing utilizing social distancing once meals have been distributed,” the YUSD release also stated.

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