Hearing and Vision Screening Program
As required by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), District Health Department No. 2 offers FREE hearing and vision screening services to children ages 3-18 throughout the four county area. Hearing and vision screens are offered at local schools during the school year, and also at the Health Department by appointment. The routine screens in area schools are based on the MDHHS guidelines shown below.
For more information about Michigan’s
Hearing and Vision Screening Program:
Michigan’s Hearing and Vision Law
Letter to Eye Care Professionals (PDF)
Hearing Screening Protocol (PDF)
Michigan Optometric Association(MOA)
Michigan Academy of Audiology
Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association
MiChild Health Insurance
Healthy Kids Program/Health Insurance
Children’s Special Health Care Services
The goal of the hearing and vision screening programs is to identify children with potential hearing and/or vision concerns and assist them in finding care. Early detection, and treatment if necessary, can greatly enhance a child’s success in school. If you would like to make an appointment for your child for this FREE service you may call, 1-800-504-2650, extension 1501 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This page was last updated on June 21, 2023.