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National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health Publishes Considerations for Children’s Vision Screening Programs During the Covid-19 Pandemic

As schools, Head Start/Early Head Start, and early care and education programs reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic, practices that occurred routinely for decades must be reconsidered and redesigned to prevent the spread of the virus among children and staff, and ultimately, the community. Vision screening is one of many services that meet critical needs of

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

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

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