AdventHealth to offer free physicals to Volusia County middle and high school students

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — AdventHealth is providing free physicals to eligible students in Volusia County public middle and high schools at Daytona International Speedway from April 12 to April 15.


The four-day event is open to Volusia County School student-athletes, cheerleaders, ROTC, band members, and firefighting academy students.

Most of these students, except for band members, require a physical evaluation for participation.

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AdventHealth has offered free sports physicals to all Volusia County student-athletes for the last four years.

These efforts are part of AdventHealth’s partnership with the school district, which provides care to nearly 5,000 student-athletes.

“AdventHealth continues to ensure that our students are healthy and whole by providing a variety of vital health services, such as these free physicals,” VCS Superintendent Dr. Carmen Balgobin said.

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The goal of the physical exams is to bring families peace of mind that their children will be ready to start the next school year.

“Conducting these physicals is one of the many ways we honor our commitment to care for student-athletes and it is something our team of physicians, staff and nursing students look forward to each year,” said Audrey Gregory, president and CEO of AdventHealth’s Central Florida Division – North Region.

For one teenage soccer player in Ormond Beach, AdventHealth’s annual sports physicals event led to a potentially life-saving discovery of a congenital heart condition

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Hours for the event are:

  • Wednesday, April 12 | 5 p.m.- 9 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 13 | 5 p.m.- 9 p.m.
  • Friday, April 14 | 5 p.m.- 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 15 | 9 a.m.- 4 p.m

Appointments for the event are required and can be made online until April 5.

To make an appointment, click here.

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