Save the date for Cedar Rapids!
The DeltaVision Free Vision clinic, a volunteer-led, free, vision clinic is coming to Cedar Rapids on October 25 and 26, 2023. Services will include a comprehensive vision exam and glasses, if needed, during the two-day event.
The vision clinic is hosted by Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation in partnership with Eastern Iowa Health Center, Prevent Blindness Iowa and OneSight EssilorLuxottica Foundation, a national nonprofit providing access to quality vision care and glasses.
Save the Date - Volunteers Needed
OneSight is providing the vision exam equipment, glasses, and clinic management. We are currently looking for ophthalmologists, optometrists, opticians, and medical professionals to provide vision care. The two-day clinic is expected to provide care for over 400 patients and requires the following volunteers:
- Ophthalmologists and Optometrists (eye health, refraction)
- Skilled volunteers (opticians, medical and vision professionals, and students for visual acuities, autorefraction, dilation and tonometry, frame fitting)
- General volunteers (triage, registration, color & depth, data entry, other duties)
What: Free vision clinic – includes comprehensive vision exam and glasses if needed
When: Clinic hours from 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 25 & Thursday October 26
Volunteer shifts: Volunteers needed from 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Full and half-day shifts available.
Where: Linn County Public Health Building - 1020 6th St. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Who: Adults, seniors and some children
On average, patients will spend 90 minutes to two hours in the clinic. To serve 200 patients through the clinic each day, we will have six lanes for vision care services. View all clinic details here.
Sign me up!
If interested in volunteering, please fill out the volunteer interest form below to be added to the list. We will follow-up within one week with instructions on next steps to complete the volunteer registration. Thank you for helping us give the gift of sight to the people of Cedar Rapids!
If you have any questions or need additional help, please contact Anna Nalean at firstname.lastname@example.org or Amy O'Brien at email@example.com