State Rep. Donald Wong (R-Saugus) has helped to secure funding to provide additional COVID-19 testing in schools. (Spenser Hasak)
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Wong helps fund masks and COVID-19 testing in schools

SAUGUS — State Rep. Donald Wong (R-Saugus) has supported a $55-million supplemental budget that provides funding for expanded COVID-19 testing and the distribution of masks for public-school districts.

The Massachusetts House of Representatives has unanimously passed the bill, and the state Senate will take it up this week.

Wong said the spending proposal earmarks $25 million to help establish and expand COVID-19 testing sites across Massachusetts and to purchase tests. Funding will be made available for on-site testing locations such …

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