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Overview of COVID-19 Stimulus Relief Act

March 30, 2020


On March 27, 2020, following approval by Congress, President Trump signed the $2 trillion COVID-19 Stimulus Relief bill. The largest economic stimulus package in modern American history, the act responds directly to the COVID-19 pandemic by providing economic relief to individuals and businesses. This overview summarizes several key public health appropriations and policy provisions included in the Stimulus Relief bill.

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