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COVID-19 Relief Legislation

Congress is also working to enact a $900 billion COVID-19 stimulus bill along with the FY2021 government spending measure before the expiration of relief programs for small business and the unemployed at the end of 2020. The COVID stimulus bill under current negotiation includes:

  • $35 billion in relief for health care providers
  • $6 billion for vaccine development and distribution
  • $10 billion for COVID-19 testing and contact tracing
  • Up to $500 million for COVID-related research at NIH.
Last Reviewed: December 2020