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New Massachusetts Vision Screening Protocols – Newsletter of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), in partnership with expert consultants from Children’s Vision Massachusetts (CVMA) and Prevent Blindness, recently updated the Massachusetts Preschool through Grade 12 Vision Screening Protocols Read the article in the Newsletter of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

CVMA members provide Massachusetts School Nurse Clinical Update Training Series

In collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), School Health Unit, and the National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness, CVMA members have produced a 4-part webinar series through the Boston University Shield program at the School Health Institute for Education and Leadership Development.  The webinar series supports school

Fight For Sight and Prevent Blindness Announce Call for Entries for the 2020 Joanne Angle Public Health Award

Grant  to Dupport a Public Health Research Project National non-profit organizations Fight for Sight and  Prevent Blindness are announcing a call for applications for the Joanne Angle Public Health Award, a $25,000 grant  to support a public health research project seeking to put an end to unnecessary vision loss.  The award was named for Ms.

Celebrate Independence Day Safely without Using Fireworks

Prevent Blindness Educates Public on Dangers of the Use of Consumer Fireworks The Fourth of July is quickly approaching and with that comes an increase in injuries related to fireworks. According to the latest report from the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC), an estimated 5,600 fireworks-related injuries (or 62 percent of the total estimated fireworks-related