Free Back-To-School Vision Screening for Students and Adults

The Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington (http://www.youreyes.org/), is hosting free vision screening September 16-18 at their facility on 233 Massachusetts Avenue NE. For Children (3-18) there will be screening for amblyopia, strabismus and distance acuity. They’ll have ophthalmologists on site to provide prescriptions and will provide free prescription eyeglasses to children. For Adults,Continue reading “Free Back-To-School Vision Screening for Students and Adults”

Changes to School Health Services Program, Concerns, and What You Can Do

The Department of Health is changing the method of delivering school health services and school nurse staffing allocations starting in January 2017. For background, see the slide presentation made at two community forums in October to explain these changes or read more information on the school health services┬áprogram here. Overview of the changes According toContinue reading “Changes to School Health Services Program, Concerns, and What You Can Do”