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Conexus Hosts 2nd Annual Community Celebration and Awards Reception

On Thursday, September 28th, Conexus hosted our 2nd annual Community Celebration and Awards Reception at The Tuckahoe Woman’s Club. During the event, Conexus was thrilled to honor all the people that make our work possible including several special honorees. Conexus presented Dr. Evan Silverstein, Kendall Kruszewski, and Carolyn May, all with VCU Health, the Community […]

Papa John’s Partners with Conexus

We are beyond excited to announce that Papa John’s Pizza Central VA has joined the Conexus ‘Gift of Light’ campaign. Now through March 2024, when you order pizza online from a Richmond-Charlottesville area Papa John’s location, and use the code CONEXUS, Papa John’s will donate 10% of your order to Conexus to help us continue […]

WRVA ‘Vision is Elementary’ 2023

Throughout the week of September 11th through September 15th, WRVA 1140AM personality John Reid highlighted the work of Conexus in Central Virginia through his annual ‘Vision is Elementary’ campaign. All week on his program, John Reid interviewed special guests to discuss the role that Conexus has in bringing healthy vision to children across the Commonwealth. […]

Conexus Releases ’22-’23 Program Year Report

Conexus has released a report that summarizes our program activity for the 2022/2023 school year. The vision screening program, VisioCheck, was delivered in 49 Virginia school divisions, delivering 81,097 screenings, finding 29,374 (36.22%) students in need of a follow-up eye exam. The mobile vision delivered services in five Central Virginia school divisions and provided 5,798 […]

Conexus Screens More Than 84,000 Kids During 22-23 School Year

During the 2022-2023 school year, Conexus screened 84,306 children in 49 schools divisions referring 30,405 for further eye care; a rate of 35.2% (the national average is 25%). To view a specific school divisions VisioCheck numbers, click the links below. Amelia County Bath County Bedford County Brunswick County Buchanan County Caroline County Charlottesville City Chesterfield […]

Conexus Named to Virginia School Boards Association 2023 Business Honor Roll

Conexus was proud and honored to have been recently recognized by Chesterfield County Public Schools School Board and the Virginia School Boards Association as a 2023 Business Honor Roll member. This year alone in Chesterfield County, Conexus provided VisioCheck screenings to 18,117 students and Mobile Vision Clinic exams to 2,184 students, prescribing 1,679 pairs of […]

Conexus Delivers its 5000th Exam of the 2022-2023 School Year

On Thursday, April 20th, Conexus hit a milestone for the 2022-2023 school year by delivering its 5000th Mobile Vision Clinic exam. This marquee moment occurred at Franklin Military Academy, Richmond Public Schools. The student was 10th grader MaKayla and the exam she received from Conexus that morning was her very first eye exam! MaKayla was […]