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Fulton County School Systems providing meals for local schools during the closures

During the COVID-19 shutdown, the FCS Nutrition program will offer families opportunities to pickup meals for their children.

Starting Monday, March 16, Tri-Cities High School will be one of six meal distribution centers providing meals for local families.

As a result of the countywide school closures due to COVID-19, the Fulton County School Nutrition program has arranged for meal distributions to offered at six school sites throughout the county.

For the cities of East Point, Hapeville and College Park, that distribution site will be Tri-Cities High School located at 2575 Harris Street in East Point.

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The meals provided by the FCS Nutrition Program are for students only under the age of 18 or 21 for those with special needs children. Families looking to participate in the meal distribution must have the child present at the time of pick-up.

Credit: TCHS meal distribution setup for COVID-19 school closures

Hours of operation for meal distribution this week will be from 11 am - 1 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Meals provided will be a hot lunch for the day of, breakfast and lunch for the following day and breakfast for the next meal pick-up day.

Tri-Cities High School principal, Shateena Love shared with My East Point News that the school will be providing electronic devices such as laptops or Surface Pros for TCHS students affected by the shutdown. Those devices will be available for pick-up on Tuesday, Match 17th onsite.

For more information about the Fulton County School meal distribution or COVID-19 updates, click here.

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