We applaud the U.S. House for passing the American Rescue Plan as amended by the U.S. Senate in support of the critical relief it will provide to New Hampshire residents by addressing the public health and economic crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

This pandemic created not only a public health crisis but an economic one for many, as well for hospitals and health systems statewide, and as the most comprehensive federal COVID-19 relief legislation passed to date, it will help our frontline healthcare workers continue to serve their patients and communities.   We’re pleased this relief legislation makes additional investments in the fight against COVID-19 and that it secures funding for vaccine production and distribution to support states’ efforts to vaccinate residents as quickly as possible.

We appreciate the leadership of our Congressional delegation in its passage and look forward to President Biden signing this legislation and working with both our state and federal partners to serve our patients and communities, today and into the future.