Providence is teaming with community partners to offer free sports physicals July 31 (for North Thurston middle/high school students) and August 9 (for Tumwater middle/high school students).

Those who need sports physicals for the upcoming year are encouraged to register for three free events.

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Dr. David Brown from Providence Sports Medicine Clinic works on a rider at last year’s STP. Photo courtesy: Providence

For North Thurston Students

The July 31 event will begin at 5:00 p.m. (no pre-registration) at Providence Medical Group St. Peter Family Medicine (525 Lilly Road) and conclude when all physicals have been completed. Students should come with completed forms and a parent. Contact your school athletic department for more information.

For Tumwater Students

The Aug. 9 event will take at Tumwater Middle School Gym from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (no pre-registration). Students should come with a parent. Contact Jennifer Gould (jennifer.gould@tumwater.k12.wa.us) 360-999-0546 for more information.

This event is part of the Back-to-Basics no-cost events by TOGETHER! Tumwater Community Schools. There will also be an immunizations event on Wednesday, Aug. 22 from 4-8 p.m. at Peter G. Schmidt Elementary for anyone up to 18. Aug. 22 will also include back-to-school haircuts, health insurance navigation, dental and community resource information. Contact Jennifer Dixon, dixonjm@co.thurston.wa.us or 360-867-2609 or Arianne Sandel, arianne.sandel@tumwater.k12.wa.us or 360-972-0319 for more information.

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Members of the Providence physical therapy team love helping local student athletes. Photo courtesy: Providence

Free Physicals in Lewis County

If you know someone in Lewis County that needs physicals, Providence will be there as well. Call 360-767-6305 to secure a time. Physicals will take place Friday, August 10, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. (or until all students have been processed) at Providence Medical Group Chehalis Family Medicine, 931 S. Market Blvd.

All students must arrive with completed forms from their school, and parent signatures. Walk-ins are available, but will only be seen during openings in the scheduled times. The physical examinations do not replace recommended “well-child” checks conducted by your family health care provider.

 

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