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Funding for Children’s Vision Screening Restored to Iowa State Budget

In 2017, the Iowa Department of Health cut $1.3 million from its budget, including nearly $100,000 in funding that benefitted the work of Prevent Blindness Iowa in bringing vision screenings to Iowa’s schoolchildren.  Ahead of the 2018 Iowa legislative session, Prevent Blindness and the Fred Hollows Foundation together with their See Now initiative partnered with Prevent Blindness Iowa

Fireworks Danger

Prevent Blindness Iowa Working to Save Sight and Lives by Educating Public, Lawmakers on Dangers of Consumer Fireworks   Injuries from fireworks accounted for 10,500 visits to emergency rooms in 2014, according to the latest data from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).  And, eleven non-occupational fireworks-related deaths occurred in that same year as

See Now

Help Iowa’s Children See Now Vision screening in Iowa schools is essential to ensuring that all kids have the opportunity to see to learn. Poor vision can lead to social, emotional and developmental issues for children. You can help – click on the link below for more information! http://Vision for Iowa For more information or