Cureus “The Shelves Are Bare”: The Impact of COVID-19 on Families Enrolled in a Pediatric Produce Prescription Program (peer-reviewed)

A large pediatric clinic in Flint, Michigan, implemented a produce prescription program for youth to address enduring challenges with food access and food insecurity. Approximately 18 months later, on March 23, 2020, the State of Michigan issued a “stay home, stay safe” executive order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This study sought to (1) explore caregiver experiences with access to and utilization of the prescription program during COVID-19; and (2) understand perceived changes in the food environment during the “stay home, stay safe” executive order.

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