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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 30, 2010

St. Nicholas Hospital Athletic Health Center Offers Physical Exams

Sheboygan, Wis.—The St. Nicholas Hospital Athletic Health Center will be offering physical exams for North High School , South High School , Oostburg High School , Sheboygan County Christian High School, and Sheboygan Lutheran High School students on Monday, May 24, 2010 and Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at the Hospital.

The comprehensive pre-participation evaluation includes a medical evaluation, blood pressure and vision screening, orthopaedic screening and consult if necessary, injury history review/previous injury re-evaluation, flexibility/strength assessment, and posture assessment.

The physical exam is $20 per person and is due at the time of registration. Cash will be accepted or checks can be made payable to St. Nicholas Hospital. Insurance billing will not be billed. Proceeds from the physical exams will be given to the high school athletic departments.

Students should allow 60 minutes for the physical exam. The physical exams are conducted to fulfill WIAA athletic participation requirements and meet WIAA physical exam requirements. Summer camp forms will not be signed.

Students are asked to wear the following clothing to the physical exam:

Males: Athletic shoes, shorts, and a t-shirt.
Females: One piece swimsuit, shorts and a t-shirt.

Students are asked to bring their WIAA physical card and a health history form which has been signed and completed by a parent or legal guardian. Forms are available at the high school offices or for download at www.wiaawi.org/forms/formsindex.html and by clicking on Student-Athlete Physical Card.

For more information, contact Chris Lenz, MS, LAT, at 920/803-7716. To schedule an appointment for a physical exam, please make an appointment in person with your high school Athletic Department office.

About St. Nicholas Hospital
St. Nicholas Hospital is the recipient of the 2009/2010 HealthGrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. St. Nicholas Hospital is rated among the Nation's top 5% of hospitals for patient experience and one of only 211 facilities in the country to achieve this distinction two years in a row.

St. Nicholas Hospital is a non-profit hospital sponsored by the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis located at 3100 Superior Avenue, Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Their mission and vision is to provide family-centered, compassionate care without regard for race, creed, or ability to pay. This is achieved through the core values of respect, care, competence, and joy.

To learn more, visit www.stnicholashospital.org .

CONTACT: Xue Yang
Marketing Assistant
St. Nicholas Hospital
3100 Superior Avenue
Sheboygan , WI 53081
920-459-4739
xyang@sns.hshs.org

 

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