As spring sports get underway, the OCH Lawrence County Clinic is ensuring that students are prepared for a healthy season with FREE sports physicals.
Stefanie Hohensee, OCH Lawrence County Clinic manager, said the clinic hopes to help parents and students afford this routine visit so kids are not kept from enjoying activities and sports based on costs.
“Sports physicals are for children of all ages. They help determine the readiness of student athletes to participate and are required prior to involvement in school athletics or other competitive sports,” Hohensee said. “Our health care providers are excited and looking forward to another great year for Lawrence County area students!”
Injuries or illnesses are often detected during these annual exams and alert students and their parents about medical conditions that may require further examination from a family practice physician or specialist.
For your convenience, the OCH Lawrence County Clinic offers FREE sports physicals year-round at their clinic, located at 108 S Hickory Road, Mt. Vernon, MO.
To make an appointment, call (417) 466-4110.
Signed parental consent forms are required before a pre-participation physical examination can be performed and may be obtained from a school athletic director.
Ozarks Community Hospital is a tri-state safety-net healthcare provider headquartered in Gravette, Arkansas serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Ozarks. Our hospital is based in Gravette, Ark., and includes a multitude clinics located in Southwest Missouri, Northwest Arkansas and Northeast Oklahoma. OCH locations can accept Medicaid, Medicare, UHC Military and other insurances. For more information, visit www.OCHonline.com.