Coronavirus: Find where Central Florida schools are giving free meals to students

ORLANDO, Fla. — Schools across Central Florida have banded together to provide free meals for their students after Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered schools not to resume classes until April 15.

See where you can find your county’s distribution point below:

Orange County

Orange County students can pick up free meals from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. from the car loop of their school. A student must be present to receive the meal. School officials prepared about 74,000 meals to distribute.

For additional information on an Orange County school’s distribution point, click here.

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Seminole County

Seminole County Public Schools handed out their meals from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Officials also gave out lesson plans to students who arrived to assist with virtual learning and parents who were teaching from home.

Click here to find a distribution site.

Brevard County

Brevard Public Schools will provide meals for students from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Each child will receive four meals at once.

Click here to find your school’s distribution point.

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Volusia County

Volusia County Schools will offer free meals from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at select distribution points. Students must be present to receive the meals.

Click here to find your school’s distribution site.

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Osceola County

Students can pick up meals from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at their school’s distribution point.

Polk County

Polk County school officials won’t begin distributing meals to students until March 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

You can find where to pick up meals here.

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Lake County

Students can pick up free meals from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their assigned distribution site.

Marion County

Beginning March 24, Marion County students will be able to pick up meals at their distribution point. Click here to find your school’s distribution site and serving times.

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