California’s Electronic Benefit Transfer card.Electronic Benefit Transfer users statewide will not be able to use the service for a 24-hour period beginning at 11 p.m. Saturday evening and continuing until 11 p.m. Sunday, San Diego County reminded residents.
Services will be down while the state transitions from the current EBT vendor to a new one.
Cardholders are advised to handle their shopping needs in advance and the plan for the hours when the service is unavailable.
EBT’s customer service phone line will also be offline during this same time frame. In addition, EBT’s website — ebt.ca.gov — will be down from 10 p.m. Friday until 11 p.m. Sunday.
–City News Service
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