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National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness to Release Considerations for Community Vision Programs

The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health (NCCVEH) at Prevent Blindness is collaborating with our national partners, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as our expert Advisory Committee, to develop considerations for implementation of vision and eye health program administration during the COVID-19 pandemic. These considerations will address

Webinar: Vision Screening Tools for Children From Birth to Age 3

You are invited to a webinar on June 4, 2020, 3:00 – 4:30 pm EST, hosted by the National Center fo Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness and School Health Corporation. In this webinar, you will learn about vision screening tools for children aged birth to 3 years, as well as resources to

Covid-19 Update and Children’s Vision News

Do you know a children’s vision advocate?  Nominate them for the 2020 Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award from the National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness. The award honors an individual or group making significant contributions to the field of children’s vision and eye health. Find more information and

Children’s Vision Screening During Distancing

The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health (NCCVEH) at Prevent Blindness is collaborating with national partners, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as the NCCVEH Advisory Committee, to develop guidance for implementation of vision and eye health program administration during the COVID-19 pandemic. This guidance will address screening

COVID-19 and Vision Update

We are writing to share resources on children’s vision and eye health during this most difficult time for both families and professionals. Thank you for sharing this message with families, colleagues, and your networks. COVID19 AND THE EYES According to the CDC (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/how-covid-spreads.html), it may be possible that a person can get COVID-19 by touching

2020 Bonnie Strickland Award Call for Nominations

Annual Award Recognizes Outstanding Efforts to Improve Eye Health Services for Children in the United States The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness (NCCVEH) has issued the call for nominations for the sixth annual “Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award.” The award recognizes significant efforts by an individual or group of

Prevent Blindness Names New National Center Director

The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness (NCCVEH) has named Donna Fishman, MPH, as Director.  In her new role, she will provide technical assistance to federal and state agencies, as well as national organizations, on system reform strategies that involve children’s vision and eye health; participate on national task forces