August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month and the DuPage County Health Department reminds parents that the Health Department offers vision and hearing screenings to County children in preschools, daycare facilities and public and private schools.
Certified hearing and vision technicians from the Health Department provide the screenings for vision and hearing. In the event that the child fails either screening, the parent is informed and instructed to make an appointment with their child’s physician.
Health Department staff link uninsured and underinsured families with community resources where the child can receive follow-up examinations if necessary. Read more