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Free pre-kindergarten screenings being held

HARRISBURG, IL (KFVS) - Wabash Ohio Valley Special Education District will be conducting free pre-kindergarten screenings at Southeastern Illinois College's Melba Patton Library. Screenings are expected to take about 45 minutes and will include hearing and vision tests.

The event will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3.

To be eligible, children must be at least three years old and living in the college district. That includes the following counties: Saline, Gallatin, Hardin, Pope, and parts of White, Hamilton, and Johnson counties.

Families should bring a copy of the child's official birth certificate.

Screenings will take place by appointment, and need to be scheduled ahead of time. Call the Mary Jo Oldham for Child Study at (618) 252-5400 ext. 3410 by Friday, Feb. 27 to make an appointment.

Space is limited and appointments will be made on a first-call basis.

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