COVID-19 CalFresh interview waiver extended through August

The federal waiver for not conducting CalFresh initial application and recertification interviews has now been extended through August 31, 2020.  This is a reversal of the initial denial of California’s request to extend the interview waiver through July. Now, counties are not required to conduct interviews for CalFresh applications and recertification during July, 2020 except under specified circumstances.  For details about this waivers, see ACWDL April 2, 2020, summarized here.  (ACWDL, July 24, 2020.)