Eye Health Issues and the Impact on Student Learning

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Please watch this eye opening video from the Ontario Association of Optometrists website. In this video four teachers with simulated vision troubles experience what it is like for students with these common issues to do school work. The teachers begin to understand and relate to the struggles children can have with eye health issues and the impact on student learning. … Read More

Vision Screening Program 2019

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Did you know…   The CK Public Health will be piloting a vision screening program for senior kindergarten students beginning in January 2019? With a full SK vision screening program for all Chatham-Kent elementary schools starting in the 2019/2020 school year. The 2018 Ontario Public Health Standards require public health units to implement a vision screening program for SK students. Detailed … Read More

Is Your Well Water Safe?

To be sure your well water is safe for you and your family to consume you need to first have your water tested. The CK Public Health provides FREE testing of private water wells in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent. By visiting the us or your local Service Centre you can get water sample bottles for FREE and after collecting your … Read More