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Early Childhood Screening set March 5 in Pine River

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Early Childhood Screening is scheduled for Tuesday, March 5, at the Pine River-Backus Early Childhood Center.  

Call 218-587-8323 for more information.

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In Minnesota, all children are required to complete Early Childhood Screening (ECS) before they enter kindergarten. This screening should be done by the time your child turns 4. 

Screening is a free check of your child’s dental health, vision, hearing, height, weight and development, as well as a review of his or her immunization records. 

There is also an opportunity for your child to receive a physical. Children are screened by licensed teachers from the Pine River-Backus Schools. Screening helps identify children who may benefit from early childhood services before they enter school. 

If your child is eligible to receive ECS and is on the Pine River-Backus preschool census, you will receive an appointment letter a week before the date of screening. 

If you feel your child has been missed or would like more information about ECS, call 587-8323.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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