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Across the nation, a range of emergency aid packages are being passed and signed into law that seek to address the immediate economic duress that many individuals and institutions are facing due to dampened economic activity in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Measures are being adopted at the state level that focus on funding hospitals and other healthcare services, expanding social services, strengthening medical leave provisions for workers, and protecting tenants and homeowners from evictions. Private philanthropy is also beginning to mobilize to support communities in addressing the pandemic, with early funding focused on the Pacific Northwest, which has seen some of the highest incidents of confirmed novel coronavirus cases.

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