The program will pay for yearly checkups and routine fillings. Toothaches and facial swelling are obviously problems, but we want to avoid these serious results of lack of care. Avoid serious problems with routine dental care.
The program will pay for glasses, repairs and minor emergencies for any student who qualifies for the program. Problems may be detected in the classroom. Students with eye problems may appear to be slow learners or clumsy and awkward. The school nurse can easily use the eye chart or refer students to an eye doctor if they think there is more of a problem.
The program will furnish two pairs of shoes a year for students who meet financial eligibility requirements. This is not only for the comfort of the student, but also eliminates embarrassment.