A local pediatric cardiologist is involved in free health screenings offered every year to Duval County athletes.
Free athletic screenings are hosted each August for high school and middle School athletes of Duval County at Wolfson Children's Hospital and Nemours Children's Clinic. These screenings are arranged by the Jacksonville Sports Medicine Program and through the athletic directors of individual schools.
The 2014 screenings for Duval Coounty athletes will be Saturday, Aug, 2, at 8:30 a.m.:
- High School & Middle School Boys: Nemours Children’s Clinic
- High School & Middle School Girls: Wolfson Children’s Hospital
The screenings offer a comprehensive health assessment through a stationed-type exam which includes pediatric cardiology.
For more information on the program, please visit www.jsmp.us or speak to the athletic director at your athlete's school.
Also the Jacksonville Sports Medicine Program offers CPR certification classes to local coaches. To sign up or for more information, call 904-202-4332.