LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Children can receive free grab-and-go meals at Los Angeles County parks beginning Tuesday.
The lunches will be offered Tuesday through Friday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at 49 county parks.READ MORE: How To Watch The 2021 Primetime Emmy Awards
Children 18 and under will receive a lunch and snack that includes vegetables, fruits, milk and yogurt.
The program runs through Aug. 7. Everyone must have a face covering and practice social distancing.READ MORE: Man Struck Multiple Times In Daylight Shooting In Riverside
The program is only provided in areas where at least 50% of its students are eligible for free or reduced-price meals, the L.A. County Department of Parks and Recreation aid.
The program is a partnership between the parks department, the USDA, the California Department of Education and California Department of Public Health.MORE NEWS: Emmys Vow A Good Time After Bleak Year; 'Crown' May Rule
When the coronavirus pandemic shuttered schools in mid-March, the L.A. Unified School District quickly opened 60 grab-and-go locations to provide breakfast and lunch to thousands of students who would normally receive those meals in school.