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Published on July 24, 2014

Parkview and PCHC Partner to Offer Sports Physicals

 

Parkview Medical Center and Pueblo Community Health Center have partnered with Pueblo City Schools and School District 70 to offer a community wide sports physical event. Student athletes of all ages will be able to get a thorough and convenient exam on Monday, August 4th and Tuesday, August 5th from 8am to 4pm at the high school site of their choice. The physicals will be available for the low cost of $30.

Students can select the location most convenient for them. Physicals will be available at Pueblo West High School as well as the Parkview School Based Wellness Centers at County, Central and East High Schools. Sports physicals are required for students to participate in district sponsored sports programs.
    
A physician, physician assistant or board certified family nurse practitioner will conduct all physicals. Exams will range from 20 to 30 minutes in length and will include an emphasis on healthy behaviors and wellness; vital signs; simple vision exam; and a full body exam with particular emphasis on musculoskeletal, neurological and cardiovascular exam.

Pueblo West High School physicals are on a first come, first serve basis. Parental consent and pre-physical forms as well as family and medical history forms are available on the Pueblo West High School website under the Resources tab http://pwh.district70.org/#. Appointments for physicals are requested at School Based Wellness Center sites at County, Central and East, but walk-ins will be seen. For additional information or to schedule an appointment for a sports physical, please call 719.543.8718 ext. 700.

About Parkview Medical Center

Founded in 1923, Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, Colorado, offers general acute healthcare and behavioral health specialty services. As a private, non-profit organization, Parkview is licensed for 350 beds and provides a full range of healthcare services including the region’s only certified and verified Level II Trauma Center as well as the region’s first certified Stroke Center. Parkview Medical Center is the leader in cardiac, women’s, emergency, and neurological services as well as behavioral health programs. As a vital healthcare source, Parkview’s service area includes Pueblo County and 14 surrounding counties, which together represent 370,000 total lives.

Parkview Medical Center is the largest non-government, nonprofit, private sector employer in Pueblo County with more than 2,700 employees and provides a skilled medical staff of over 370 physicians. The impact of our workforce triggers a strong impact on the community as Parkview’s annual payroll contributes $155 million to the economy.

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