Assemblymember Arambula Joins VSP for Free Eye Clinic

Thursday, May 11, 2017

(Orange Cove, CA) - Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula in partnership with VSP Global and local VSP network doctors will host a vision care clinic in Orange Cove on Friday, May 12th.

The mobile eye care clinic will provide Orange Cove adults and children in need with no-cost eye exams and glasses.  Services are open to the public and available on an appointment-only basis. VSP will bring their state-of-the-art Eyes of Hope mobile eye care clinic to the Orange Cove where a local VSP network doctor will provide no-cost comprehensive eye exams to residents in need of care. Services are open to the public and available on an appointment-only basis.

“Regular vision examinations are an important component of health care,” said Assemblymember Arambula.  “An eye exam not only determines whether or not a person needs a corrective prescription, it can also detect other vision problems, assess eye health and screen for eye disease.”

WHEN:  Friday, May 12 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Media availability: 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Orange Cove City Hall
633 6th Street
Orange Cove, CA 93646

WHO:  Patient Qualifications:

  • Family income up to 200% of the federal poverty guidelines for family size
  • Haven’t received eye care through a VSP program during the last 12 months
  • Not available for any item already covered by vision insurance, including government programs


Below are links to audio of Assemblymember Arambula:

Assemblymember Arambula says good vision is critical for everyone, especially students. (:23)

 

Assemblymember Arambula talks about how important it is to have good vision and some of the impacts of poor eyesight. (:17)