Verde Valley News – Saturday, October 28th from 9:00 am-3:00 pm the Lions Club of Yavapai County will bring eye care services through their mobile doctor’s office to Camp Verde community members. The Lions Mobile Eye Care Van is a fully equipped eye doctor’s examination room used by volunteer eye doctors to give screening eye exams and write prescriptions for eyeglasses. It is the mission of Lions Clubs to use this mobile doctor’s office to bring eye care services to all of Yavapai County, with particular emphasis on residents 18 years and older who lack the means for, or access to, eye care services.
Yavapai County residents with a monthly or annual income level at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Level can qualify for free eye exams, eye care, and glasses. Guidelines for qualifying yearly income levels range from 1 person per household with an income of $21,870 per year to 8 persons per household with an income of $75,840 per year.
It’s easy to apply. Applications, complete details, and help are offered at Camp Verde Community Library. There are 22 appointments available. Please bring one of the following documents to show proof of income when applying for the Lions of Yavapai Eye Care assistance:
- AHCCCS card (Arizona Medicaid)
- 2022 Tax Return
- Current weekly or monthly pay stub
- Social Security paperwork showing the amount that will be received this year
- If you are unemployed, you may submit a letter stating this fact from a community leader, pastor, physician, etc. who is familiar with your situation (Form letters are available at the library, just ask)
Appointments must be made through Library Specialist, Carson Ralston by calling 928-554-8391, emailing email@example.com or stopping by the library.
Camp Verde Community Library is located at 130 N Black Bridge Road just off Montezuma Castle Highway in Camp Verde. The library is open Monday-Thursday 8:00a-7:00p and Friday-Saturday 9:00a-5:00p. For more information about this or any other library program visit the library’s webpage at https://www.campverde.az.gov/cvcl or call 928-554-8380 during library open hours.