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COVID-19 Relief & Negative Economic Impacts

ARPA Funds can be used to respond to COVID-19 and to respond to negative economic impacts with respect to COVID-19. On January 6, 2022, Treasury expended the potential programs that may be funded under this section. They also added a lot of requirements to various programs in this section. You are strongly encouraged to read the Final Rules as it pertains to this Eligible Use. Cities and towns are also encouraged to also proceed under the Lost Revenue Category. 

  • Training Video (Sept. 22, 2021) (Access code: 2i8b^*$R)
    Congressman Steve Womack discusses the Rescue Plan, plus HVAC experts on air filtration systems that help in the fight against COVID-19. 
  • Public Health Emergency and Negative Economic Impacts FAQs (Treasury) (Updated May 2022) (PDF)
  • Public Health Emergency and Negative Economic Impacts Final Rule (PDF)