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Providence and Walla Walla Public Schools offer $10 sports physicals

May 14, 2015

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  • Providence St. Mary Medical Center
    Kathleen Obenland
    Director, Marketing and Communications
    509-522-5994
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  • Walla Walla Public Schools
    Mark Higgins
    Director, Communications and Community Relations
    509-526-6716
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Area students in grades 6-11 will be able to get sports physicals for $10 in the Walla Walla High School Big Gym May 29 from 3:30 to 7 p.m.

Providence St. Mary Rehabilitation Department, Providence Medical Group and the Walla Walla Public Schools are partnering to provide comprehensive exams at a convenient location for student athletes and their parents. Proceeds will be donated to the Walla Walla High School Athletic Department for athletic training supplies. The event is open to all area students.

The exams will include height and weight, a vision test, blood pressure, musculoskeletal exam, and a physical. They will be conducted by family practitioners in concert with physical therapists, athletic trainers, physician assistants and therapy assistants.

To receive a sports physical, all student athletes under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their parent/legal guardian or bring a release and health history form signed by a parent or legal guardian. The form can be downloaded here.

No appointments are necessary. For more information, call 509-526-8403.