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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 03: U.S. President Joe Biden meets with Democratic senators to discuss his $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan in the Oval Office at the White House on February 03, 2021 in Washington, DC. In an effort to generate bipartisan support for his plan, Biden met with Republican senators a day earlier to discuss his COVID-19 relief plan, which Democrats are working to push through Congress with or without the GOP. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)

President Joe Biden plans to distribute millions of face masks to Americans in communities hard-hit by the coronavirus. It’s part of his efforts to ensure “equity” in the government’s response to the pandemic. Donald Trump’s administration considered sending masks to all Americans, but Biden is adopting a more conservative approach. He’s aiming to reach underserved communities and those bearing the brunt of the outbreak. Biden’s plan will distribute masks not through the mail, but instead through Federally Qualified Community Health Centers and the nation’s food bank and food pantry systems. More than 25 million American-made cloth masks in both adult and kid sizes will be distributed.