CARES Act funds to provide assistance to child care centers affected by COVID-19

The Mississippi Department of Human Services is dedicating $47 million of CARES Act funds to assist child care centers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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$47 million in CARES Act money will go Mississippi child care programs

Mississippi officials are donating a significant portion of CARES Act money to helping child care centers stay open during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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