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The American Rescue Plan

Young latina Mother with her happy boy at the parade.
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Fourth of July parade passes by as a Toddler boy holds the American flag up-looking at the camera with a-big smile.

The American Rescue Plan is great start in helping American families recover from the financial woes caused by COVID-19. But it is just that: recovery. And recovery is always easier when you are healthy to begin with. It’s when we have underlying and preexisting conditions that recovery can be more difficult, take longer, and even be life threatening.

The First Five Years is paid for by the Maryland Family Network.