On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (H.R. 1319) into law. The $1.9 trillion package, based on President Biden’s American Rescue Plan, is intended to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, including the public health and economic impacts.
In a major victory for America's counties, the legislation includes $65.1 billion in direct, flexible aid to every county in America. These direct funds are allocated based on the county share of the U.S. population.
For more information, please refer to the following program documents: