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Flattening the InAccessibility Curve

Prevent Blindness has partnered with organizations and companies in a collaborative project to collect data and information about the experiences of individuals who are blind or are visually impaired during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our goal is to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the lives of those with visual impairments and to identify solutions

Ohio Congressman Latta Joins Congressional Vision Caucus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate Dori Jennings (614) 270-0746 [email protected]   Ohio Congressman Latta Joins Congressional Vision Caucus Columbus, OH (March 31, 2020) – The Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness is pleased to announce that  Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) has joined the Congressional Vision Caucus (CVC) in recognition of 

Prevent Blindness and White Castle System, Inc. Honor Nationwide and the Nationwide Foundation with the People of Vision Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                            For more information: Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate Dori Jennings (614) 464-2020 x.105 [email protected] Prevent Blindness and White Castle System, Inc. Honor Nationwide and the Nationwide Foundation with the People of Vision Award Columbus, Ohio (April 1, 2020)  Due to the recent developments around COVID-19 and the safety recommendations from the Ohio Department of

Important Message to Eye Care Patients Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic

For everyone’s health and safety, ophthalmologists, optometrists, and other doctors are being urged to see only patients for urgent or emergent problems during the coronavirus pandemic. This is important for two reasons: To limit contact between patients and staff in offices, waiting rooms, exams rooms, and surgical facilities to reduce the spread of the coronavirus;

Prevent Blindness and Dayton Children’s Honor Kettering Health Network with the People of Vision Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE             For more information: Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate Dori Jennings (614) 464-2020 x.105 [email protected] Prevent Blindness and Dayton Children’s Honor Kettering Health Network with the People of Vision Award March 27, 2020 (Dayton, OH) Due to the recent developments around COVID-19 and the safety recommendations from the Ohio Department of Health and the

Prevent Blindness Urges Women to Make Their Vision Health a Priority

Prevent Blindness Declares April as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month to Educate Public on Ways to Save Sight Because women have higher rates of eye diseases and eye conditions than men, Prevent Blindness has designated April as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month. Prevent Blindness provides free information to the public on various eye

Prevent Blindness and Frost Brown Todd honor Xavier University and Michael J. Graham, S.J. with the People of Vision Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE             For more information: Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate Dori Jennings (614) 464-2020 x.105 [email protected]   Prevent Blindness and Frost Brown Todd honor Xavier University and Michael J. Graham, S.J. with the People of Vision Award Cincinnati,OH (March 25, 2020) Due to the recent developments around COVID-19 and the safety recommendations from the Ohio

Covid-19 Resources from IAPB

Resource Links for Eye Health and Eye Care Professionals The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) has compiled a list of useful resources relating to Covid-19 and its implications for eye health and eye care professionals. Find out more here: https://www.iapb.org/news/covid-19-resources-here-is-what-we-know/

The Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness and Kingston HealthCare Company honor Mercy Health North and Bob Baxter with the People of Vision Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  For more information:  Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate Dori Jennings (614) 464-2020 x.105 [email protected]   The Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness and Kingston HealthCare Company honor Mercy Health North  and Bob Baxter with the People of Vision Award Toledo, OH (March 18, 2020) – Due to the recent developments around COVID-19 and the

Covid-19 Update

Prevent Blindness has directed its national staff to work remotely. We tentatively plan to return to the office on April 20, 2020. Although our office has closed, Prevent Blindness will continue day-to-day operations, including receiving calls and e-mails.  Our general information e-mail address is [email protected], or you can find free information on a variety of eye