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This article discusses the details behind food insecurity and COVID-19, what Food is Medicine organizations are, and how they may help reduce the burden of food insecurity among high-risk populations.
CPE Level: 2
Performance Indicators: 12.3.3, 3.2.1, 8.2.2
- Identify factors that contribute to or exacerbate food insecurity during the COVID-19 era.
- Describe how Food is Medicine organizations, such as Open Arms of Minnesota, are working to reduce the burden of food insecurity due to COVID-19 on the community.
- Apply the lessons to advance services provided to patients, such as making referrals to Food is Medicine organizations when appropriate.