Children who receive free school meals will continue to be provided with lunch free of charge, Caerphilly County Borough Council has said.
It comes after schools across Wales and the rest of the UK were ordered to close due to the coronavirus outbreak.
From today (March 23) until Friday (March 27), a packed lunch will be available for eligible children and will need to be collected from designated schools.
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From Monday, March 30, frozen meals will be provided. The council has said it will announce more information about how the meals will be distributed later this week.
The council urged residents collecting the meals to form an orderly queue and to leave a two-metre gap between themselves and the people around them.
For more information on collection points, visit https://www.caerphilly.gov.uk/getattachment/c65844c4-e6e4-4994-bdd3-282a0bb224b7/Collection-Points.pdf.aspx
Anyone who’s child is entitled to free school meals and wishes to receive a frozen meal must notify the council by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 01495 237921.
To apply for free school meals, visit https://bit.ly/33GxEBy or contact 01443 864055.
Latest information on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Most cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) seem to be mild.
Coronavirus is a viral disease that can cause coughing, fever and difficulty breathing. It can be more severe in older people, those with weakened immune systems and some long-term conditions like diabetes or cancer.
Source: Public Health Wales