SNAP benefits continue

Program to conclude at end of federal health emergency


May 4, 2022

Most Oregonians who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will receive emergency allotments this month, Oregon Department of Human Services announced last week.

The federal government has approved emergency allotments every month since March 2020 to give SNAP recipients additional support during the COVID-19 pandemic. The benefits are a temporary support that Oregon can provide because of the federal COVID-19 public health emergency, ODHS said.

Because the federal government approved these emergency benefits for May, Oregon will also be able to issue them in Ju...

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