Worried Many people are worried about the federal government shutdown.
WIC centers open But WIC parents don’t need to worry about receiving WIC services, including food checks, WIC counseling and other types of support.
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Reason for government shutdown President Trump ordered the partial shutdown of our government. He says his reason is that he wants the government to find funding for the wall he has promised will be built along the U.S.-Mexico border. But this hasn’t happened yet.
Soon Many people hope that Congress and the president will reach an agreement soon. When they do, they will pass a new spending bill.
MediCal (Medicaid) According to information from the federal government, MediCal is continuing to operate.
CalFresh California’s food stamp program, CalFresh, will continue to be funded, and benefits will continue to be distributed.
School breakfasts and lunches School breakfasts and lunches funded by the federal government are not affected.
Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is not affected by the shutdown.
Medicare Medicare payments will still be sent out. The Social Security Administration will continue to pay benefits and process new benefit applications.