Free Vision Testing Offered for Local Residents

NEWBURGH – Anne-Marie Uebbing, an associate Nursing professor at Mount Saint Mary College, provided free vision testing to local residents during a joint project with the college’s School of Nursing and Desmond Center for Community Engagement and Wellness.
The testing was available several nights over the course of the month of March.

This month, the Desmond Center will be offering free asthma health education and screenings:
* Wednesday, April 12, 5 to 6 p.m. at Mount Saint Mary College, 330 Powell Ave., Newburgh, School of Business Atrium; and
* Saturday, April 15, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 401 Washington St., Newburgh

The Desmond Center is also hosting a free community barbecue at the college on Saturday, April 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. All are welcome.

The Mount’s Desmond Center provides wellness and educational services for underserved individuals and families, including the uninsured. For more information, visit

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