Holyoke Health hosts eye care clinic for kids


TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION AFTER BEING EXPOSED TO POISON IVY. BARRY: HOLYOKE HEALTH CENTER IS WORKING TO EXPAND ACCESS TO EYE CARE FOR CHILDREN IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS. TODAY, THEY HOSTED A MOBILE EYE CARE CLINIC AT THEIR MAPLE STREET LOCATION. CHILDREN WERE ABLE TO GET A COMPREHENSIVE EYE EXAM, AS WELL AS A PRESCRIPTION FOR EYE GLASSES, IF NEEDED. DR. GARY CHU TOLD 22NEWS MANY CHILDREN WHO LIVE IN HOLYOKE AND SPRINGFIELD DO NOT HAVE ACCESS TO ADEQUATE EYE CARE, AND THAT PLAYS A BIG PART IN HOW WELL THEY LEARN IN SCHOOL. DR. GARY CHU: THERE HAVE BEEN MORE STUDIES SHOWING HOW WHEN A CHILD’S VISION IS IMPOVED IN AN APPROPRIATE TIME, THEY;’RE LEARNING IMPROVES, BECAUSE ABOUT 80% OF YOUR LEARNING COMES FROM YORU EYES BARRY: TODAY’S MOBILE EYE CLINIC WAS MADE POSSIBLE THROUGH FEDERAL

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