Sports physicals for area students begin July 26

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., Thursday, July 26; Wednesday, Aug. 1; and Tuesday, Aug. 7, at OSF Medical Group/Roxbury, 621 Roxbury Road.

The exams will also be offered from 6 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, July 31, at OSF Medical Group/Willowcreek, 9721 N. Alpine Road, Machesney Park. Physicals will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Participants are asked to bring with them their exam form with the parent/athlete section completed.

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 information about this program, call (815) 395-4516 or go to

from the July 18-24, 2007, issue

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