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Education coop schedules well child screenings for infants to 5-year-olds

Three Lakes Educational Cooperative has scheduled well child screenings in the Osage County area, with an upcoming screening to be 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Friday, Community Covenant Church, Osage City, Kan. The free developmental screenings checks all areas of children’s development, including fine motor, gross motor, cognitive and pre-academic, expressive and receptive language, speech, vision, and hearing. The screening takes 1 to 1.5 hours. All children from infants to 5 years old are invited to attend.

Anyone interested in having their child attend preschool next year is encouraged to attend a screening as the first step for pre-enrollment. Current preschoolers do not need to attend.

Other screening dates, locations and contact numbers are:

  • Osage City – 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 25, Community Covenant Church, 334 N. Topeka St.; 785-528-3171.
  • Scranton Attendance Center – 8:30-10:30 a.m. Mar. 4, 104 S. Burlingame Ave., Scranton; 800-836-9525.
  • West Franklin Elementary School at Appanoose – 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mar. 4; 785-566-3386.

To make an appointment for a child, call the contact number. Anyone who has concerns about their child’s development and would like a screening at a different time can contact Janine Henry, Three Lakes Educational Cooperative preschool coordinator, at 785-828-3113.

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