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Free vision screening to be held May 25 at the Hunterdon County Health Department

FLEMINGTON, NJ (Hunterdon County) – The Hunterdon County Health Department is partnering with the NJ. Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CBVI) to provide free eye screening for low income and uninsured individuals.

This service will be offered MONTHLY at the Hunterdon County Health Department, with the first clinic scheduled for Thursday, May 25th. Appointments are required.

Hunterdon County Board Commissioner, Shaun Van Doren, who also serves as the liaison to the Health Department shared, “ This free eye screening is a great opportunity for residents to access health benefits that they might not otherwise be available due to lack of insurance coverage or because of economic limitations. I would like to thank Karen DeMarco and her staff; they are to be commended for their hard work and continued dedication to the community. Identifying a need and then providing a service that greatly benefits residents is what makes Hunterdon County the safest, best, and healthiest place to live and work .”

“The Health Department is pleased to partner with the New Jersey Commission for the Blind to expand the County’s health services to serve Hunterdon residents”, added Karen DeMarco, Director for the Hunterdon County Health Department.

Listed below is information for the free eye screening clinic:
Date: Thursday, May 25th
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Location: 6 Gauntt Place (building #2, Lower Level), Flemington, N.J.

To register call: 908-806-4570 or 908-806-4548 (Spanish)

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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