School systems set up lunch times for students despite closures

Participation is increasing for school meal program.
Participation is increasing for school meal program.(KFVS)
Updated: Mar. 17, 2020 at 3:22 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Multiple school systems around Alabama are setting up times for drive-through lunch pickups. The programs are designed to support children who depend on schools for breakfast or lunch, even as schools are closed due to coronavirus.

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Butler County Schools - Meals will be provided for pickup from 9-10 a.m. on March 19, 30 and April 2. Each day’s pickup will be for multiple days of food. The 19th includes breakfast/lunch for 3/20. The 30th includes meals for 3/31 and 4/1. And the 2nd includes meals for 4/3. Meals will not be provided during the week of spring break.

Meals can be picked up at the following locations around the county.

  • Dunbar Park Pavilion
  • Butler Chapel AME Zion Church
  • Butler County Board of Education Central Office Boardroom
  • Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church
  • Greenville Middle School (rear parking lot near cafeteria)
  • Georgiana School
  • Coaches Corner
  • McKenzie Town Pavilion
  • Church of the Living God Community Center

Crenshaw County - Meals served between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on March 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27 in the parking lot of the following locations. Each sack meal will include breakfast and lunch.

  • In Brantley, meals can be picked up at Brantley High School and Dozier Town Hall
  • In Highland Home, meals can be picked up at Highland Home School Drop-off Line, Helicon Community Center, and Honoraville Community Center
  • In Luverne, meals can be picked up at Luverne High School, Faith Walk Church, Rutledge Community Center, and Petrey Town Hall

Elmore County - Meals served on March 17, 20, 23, 25, 27, 30 and April 1 and 3 between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the following locations.

  • Coosada Elementary School
  • Eclectic Middle School
  • Holtville High School
  • Redland Elementary School
  • Wetumpka Middle School

Macon County Schools - Starting on March 17 through April 3, meals will be served to students from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the following locations.

  • Brownville area - Chisholm Community Center
  • Mt. Nebo/Fort Davis area - Cotton Valley Community Center
  • Notasulga area - Next to Langford Nutrition Center
  • Warrior Stand/Borumville area - District 2 community center
  • Tuskegee area - Rear of BTW
  • Shorter area - Prairie Farms Center

Opelika City Schools - Starting on March 23 from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., the following locations will serve meals to those under 18 regardless of the school they attend.

  • Carver Primary School
  • Opelika High School

Phenix City - Meals will be served from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. March 18, 19 and 20 and from March 30 through April 3 at the following locations.

  • Frederick Douglas Apartments
  • Hidden Hills Trace Apartments
  • Whispering Pines Apartments
  • Sumbry Hill Apartments
  • Spring Ridge Apartments
  • Riverview Apartments
  • Greenleaf Apartments
  • Steeplecrest Apartments
  • 420 Martin Luther King Parkway
  • Sanford Park Road
  • Brookwood Park Apartments
  • L.P. Stough
  • LIVE Garrett Woods Apartments
  • Edmond Estates Apartments

Pike County Schools - A meal distribution plan will take place on weekdays from March 19-20 and March 23 through April 3. Breakfast and lunch will be provided to students 18 and under from 9 a.m. until noon at these locations.

  • Pike County Elementary School
  • Goshen High School

Pike Road Schools - Curbside meal pick up will begin on March 25. The pick-up site is the Historic Campus (middle school) located at 4710 Pike Road. This takes place from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

This list will be updated as soon as more information is made available. [CLICK HERE]

State officials have announced a new, toll-free number for people who develop symptoms of coronavirus and need to be tested. For more on how to get tested, you can call 1-888-264-2256.

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