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COVID-19 Relief Programs

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is a Federal economic relief package to protect the American people from the public health and economic impacts of COVID-19. The CARES Act is intended to provide fast and direct economic assistance for American workers, families, and small businesses, and preserve jobs for our American industries.

With its allocation of CARES Act funding, the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners has created programs to provide immediate relief to all businesses and individuals across Miami-Dade from the impacts of COVID-19.

In addition to the countywide relief programs - that in the case of District 5 will mostly benefit the residents and businesses of the cities of Miami and Miami Beach - the Board allocated $75 million to reimburse municipalities for COVID-19 related expenses and $25 million in grants for municipal programs.

CARES Act funding must be spent by Dec. 30, 2020.