Free dental screening offered to Vermilion County children

DANVILLE - Presence United Samaritans Medical Center's HALO Project is partnering with Orland Park Dental Services and Colgate-Bright Smiles Bright Futures to host "Smiling Faces Dental Days" on June 25 and 26.

During this program, children ages three through 18 will receive a free dental screening and a "goody bag" filled with dental supplies to use for proper oral hygiene at home.  Officials also say that this screening will satisfy all Vermilion County School District dental screening requirements for children in kindergarten, second grade, and sixth grade.

We have included a list of times and locations that this event will be held at below:

June 25:

Hoopeston: 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at McFerren Park
Danville: 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Fair Oak Housing Complex

June 26:

Westville: 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church
Danville: 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Vermilion Garden Apartments

For more information about this event, visit or call (217) 442-6587.

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