Kansas City Public Schools suspends free meals amid outbreak
April 8, 2020
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Public Schools has suspended its free meal distribution program for students after a food service worker helping with the effort tested positive for COVID-19, district officials said.
The district announced the suspension Monday, the Kansas City Star reported. Officials gave no timeline for when the program might resume, but suggested families go to the Harvesters Community Food Network website to locate food pantries and mobile distribution sites.
"This was not an easy decision," district spokesman Ray Weikal said. "We understand that many of our fami...