OSF Medical Group physicians offer sports physicals for area students

OSF Medical Group physicians are offering sports physicals to students in Rockford-area private and public schools who participate in sports.

Conducted by board-certified family physicians from OSF Medical Group, the exams will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 1 and 8, and Thursday, Aug. 10, at OSF Medical Group/Roxbury, 621 Roxbury Rd. in Rockford.

The exams will also be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 2, at OSF Medical Group/Willowcreek, 9721 N. Alpine Rd., Machesney Park. Physicals will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

The cost of the physical is $20, payable by cash or check at the time of the exam. Exams will not be billed to insurance companies. To support athletics in area schools, OSF Medical Group will contribute $5 from each exam to each high school’s booster club.

Waiting times for the exams may be unpredictable, but all students who come to OSF Medical Group for the exams will be seen.

For more about this program, call 395-4516.

OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center, is owned and operated by OSF HealthCare, an affiliate corporation of The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, Peoria. Its Web site is www.osfhealth.com.

From the July 26-Aug. 1, 2006, issue

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