Category: VisioCheck

Conexus Delivers VisioCheck To Fairfax County Schools

In late September, Conexus brought its VisioCheck program to the preschool and second grade students at  Mount Vernon Woods Elementary School in Fairfax County. That day, we screened 96 children, referring 29 for additional eye care; a 30.2% rate (the national average is 25%). ​We are grateful for the opportunity to bring our program to Fairfax County […]

Conexus to Screen Thousands

As we enter the Back to School season, Conexus for Healthy Vision is gearing up to provide vision screenings to thousands of children in and around the metro-Richmond region. For the 2019-2020 school year, Conexus will provide its VisioCheck screenings for state-mandated kindergarten, third, seventh, and tenth grade in Richmond City, Petersburg City, Hopewell City, […]

Conexus Vision Tests Resolve Challenges for RPS Students

(Excerpt from a Richmond Times Dispatch article) ​Nearly 1 in 3 Richmond Public Schools students are in school with untreated eye problems. A local nonprofit organization is working to address that.Chesterfield County-based Conexus has given vision screenings to more than 21,000 city students since 2015, referring 32 percent of them for further testing — a […]

Maryland Legislator Confers with Conexus on Improvements in Vision Screening Outcomes

Maryland Delegate Valentino-Smith took time to confer with Conexus regarding pending Maryland legislation aimed at better tracking parental response to vision referrals stemming from school based screenings.  Conexus shared the value and importance of comprehensive vision programs for schools and advised of the recent updates to § 22.1-273 of the Code of Virginia to include […]

Horst and Gloria Arfert Making a Difference

Celebrating our 100,000th student served through our technology based children’s vision screening program is a significant milestone and we have many people to thank for this achievement.  However, there are a handful of pivotal moments that really created turning points and opportunities to reach these heights and on this path to 100,000 a key investment […]

Success at Redd Elementary

The results are in on the first school to be fully serviced through Richmond Mobile, a collaborative effort between Conexus and California-based Vision To Learn.  Services to this school not only confirmed the tremendous need for vision services in Richmond, but also demonstrated the value of this collaborative partnership! Conexus programming identified 126 students in need […]

The Community Foundation Joins in Support for Richmond Mobile

Conexus received a $25,000 award from the Community Foundation in support of VisioCheck delivery for the Richmond Mobile project.  Richmond Mobile, a cornerstone project of the Kids 20/20 Campaign, will bring direct services to students in Richmond Public Schools while collecting data to support further project expansion.  The Community Foundation is well known in the […]

Robins Foundation to Support Improved Vision Programming for Richmond Public Schools

The Robins Foundation has awarded $50,000 in total to Conexus to support the Richmond Mobile project.  The Robins Foundation award will specifically be used to provide VisioCheck programming to over 15,000 Richmond school children throughout the 2017/2018 school year.  VisioCheck delivery is step one in a two-step program to improve vision and educational outcomes for […]

Danville Pre-K and Kindergarten Students Start the School Year Off Right

Thanks to a donation from the Danville Host Lions Club, Conexus’ technology based comprehensive children’s vision program, VisioCheck, will be delivered to about 650 preschool and kindergarten students in Danville Public Schools and Head Start programs this week. Click HERE for the WSET story.