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Eye on Diabetes Day: Free eye exams, eyewear and diabetes screenings

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Vision Care is partnering with the Georgia Optometric Association to bring the National Eye on Diabetes campaign to Atlanta.

Did you know that Governor Deal declared August 5-6 Eye on Diabetes Days in Georgia?

This first of its kind, this national campaign focuses on increasing awareness and understanding of the connection between eyecare and a person's general health.

According to a release, VSP is bringing two, state-of-the-art 45-foot mobile eye clinics to Atlanta August 5 - 6 to provide free comprehensive eye exams, eyewear and diabetes screenings to low-income, uninsured and underinsured individuals and families who have or are at risk for diabetes.

Friday, August 5
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.        
Harriett G Darnell Sr. Facility    
677 Fairburn Rd NW, Atlanta  

Saturday, August 6
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Helene S. Mills Senior Center
515 John Wesley Dobbs Ave. NE, Atlanta

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