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Special Dietary Needs

Medical Statement for Special Dietary Needs


A fillable form for requesting special dietary accommodations that can be completed electronically or printed and filled out by hand. This form provides guidance and documentation for special dietary requests.

Special Dietary Needs Policy

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All SFAs must have procedures to inform parents and guardians how to request a meal modification and their right to file a grievance.

Fluid Milk Substitutions

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School Food Authorities (SFAs) may offer students a fluid milk substitute that is nutritionally equivalent to cow's milk without a signed medical statement. If your SFA would like to offer a fluid milk substitute to your students, please complete and submit the approval form below.


Training & Resources


Maggie Pandl, RDN, CD
Public Health Nutritionist
(608) 267-9206
Michelle Zvonar
Nutrition Program Consultant
(608) 267-9125