Children’s Vision Massachusetts Testifies at House Hearing on Behalf of ARPA Funding for Vision Screening

The Joint Committee on Ways and Means and the House Committee on Federal Stimulus and Census Oversight will be holding a virtual hearing on the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding focusing on health care, mental health, substance use disorder, public health, and human services. Children’s Vision Massachusetts will be testifying to support an initiative from Representative Christine Barber for one-time funding to provide vision screening tools to every school and preschool in Massachusetts, along with support resources and training especially to communities most impacted by the COVID pandemic.