ASHLAND, Ky. – King’s Daughters Medical Center will offer sports physicals to student athletes and cheerleaders in grades 7-12, beginning at 4 p.m., Thursday, May 31, at King’s Daughters Medical Specialties, 609 N. Carol Malone Blvd., Grayson.
Students will receive state-mandated athletic physicals with an additional cardiac component, which includes total cholesterol, blood sugar, blood oxygen and an EKG. David Bush, M.D., and Katrina Barker, APRN, will interpret results. Appointments are required for sports physicals and may be made by calling 1-888-377-KDMC (5362). Space is limited and physicals are available on a first come-first served basis.
A parent or legal guardian must be present to sign a KDMC consent form. Student athletes must bring the required sport physical form with them of the day of the event.
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