Students offered breakfast and lunch to go at White Plains High School

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The coronavirus pandemic has forced the closure of Westchester schools for now, but the county is still helping out students in need.

Kids across Westchester who take part in the school-lunch program are now receiving meals while they're out of the classroom.

The coronavirus pandemic has forced the closure of Westchester schools for now, but the county is still helping out students in need.

The county’s food distribution plan offers free breakfast and lunch to students who already receive lunch at school.

In White Plains, students can grab a bag of breakfast and lunch to go at White Plains High School.

Melissa Rodriguez graduated from the high school last year, but she stopped by today to pick up food for her siblings who are currently enrolled in elementary and middle schools. "The community has always been a support. It’s pretty nice of them with this crisis to help," says Rodriguez.

In addition to White Plains High School, the free breakfast and lunches are being distributed at three other locations in the city. The plan is to do this for at least two weeks then reassess after that.

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