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2020_05_11 COVID-19 - City of Rancho Mirage Announces Great Plates Delivered Program GREAT PLATES DELIVERED PROGRAM RANCHO MIRAGE, CA (May 11, 2020) - - The City of Rancho Mirage City Council voted on Thursday, May 7, 2020 to become the local administrator of the Great Plates Delivered program. This program is now live and the City can ensure superior customer service by running it locally. Over the Mother’s Day weekend, over 30+ eligible seniors were delivered three (3) nutritious meals a day, The program is designed to support adults 65 and older and adults 60-64 who are at high- risk from COVID-19, in staying home and staying healthy by delivering three (3) nutritious meals a day, and also provide essential economic stimulus to local Rancho Mirage restaurants. How the Program Works The City of Rancho Mirage staff will work with local Food Providers to deliver three (3) nutritious daily meals to qualified individuals enrolled in the program. Which restaurants & food providers qualify for participation in the program? Rancho Mirage local Restaurants & Food Providers are eligible to participate in the program. Selection is contingent on food provider’s ability to meet volume and nutritional standards; source local produce/meats (if able); meet cultural needs; and prioritize local jobs, worker retention, worker health and safety. 100% of meals must be supplied by a food provider not currently participating in a state or federal meal service program. Click here to view Restaurant & Food Providers Information Who Qualifies for the Program?  Individuals who are 65 or older, or 60-64 and at high-risk as defined by the CDC, including:  Individuals who are COVID-19 positive (as documented by a state/local public health official or medical health professional);  Individuals who have been exposed to COVID-19 (as documented by a state/local public health official or medical health professional); or  Individuals with an underlying condition.  Individuals must live alone or with one other program-eligible adult.  Participants must not be currently receiving assistance from other state or federal nutrition assistance programs.  Participants must earn no more than 600% of the federal poverty limit*.  Individuals must affirm an inability to prepare or obtain meals. Click here to view Participant Information For more information about the Great Plates Delivered program: Call us at 877-652-4844 Email us at greatplates@ranchomirageca.gov Visit our website at covid19.ranchomirageca.gov City of Rancho Mirage | 69-825 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 Update Profile | About Constant Contact Sent by no-reply@ranchomirageca.gov in collaboration with Try email marketing for free today!