Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

TDHS Extending Food Assistance Deadline


The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is taking steps to ensure parents are able to receive a program designed to help them feed their children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Applications will be accepted online for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program here until Monday, July 27 at 4:30 P.M. Central Time. This is the second time TDHS has extended the application deadline and the department has expanded its outreach efforts to encourage more families to apply.

P-EBT provides parents with $5.70 in food benefits per child for each day that child qualifies....

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