The CARES Act Guide On March 27, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This historic and sweeping legislation was created to help keep workers paid and employed, allow businesses to remain operational, make necessary health care system enhancements and stabilize the economy. We've put together a comprehensive guide to help answer any questions you may have regarding this legislation. Please fill out our form to receive your free CARES Act Guide. It will be coming through to your email shortly.