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Free Eye Screenings Available

(Woodbury, NJ) – The Gloucester County Department of Health, Senior & Disability Services and the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired are offering free eye screenings to all county residents.

Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, "Eye examinations are an important part of health maintenance. Gloucester County holds eye screenings once a month throughout the year, don't miss your opportunity to receive a free eye exam."

Eye Screenings are performed from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Gloucester County Health Department located at 204 E. Holly Avenue in Sewell on March 16, May 11, July 13, Sept. 14, Nov. 16 and at Shady Lane Home, Complex, Sullivan Center in Clarksboro from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 27, June 29, Aug. 31, Oct. 19 and Dec. 14.

Freeholder Jim Jefferson, liaison to the Gloucester County Department of Health, Senior & Disability Services said, “Regardless of your age or physical health, a yearly eye screening will help detect any eye problems at an early stage.”

This program is open to the public. Children ages 4-17 are welcome and will need the signature of a parent or guardian.

Please call 856-384-6842 for an appointment. No appointment is necessary if you need a glaucoma test.