Trios Health to offer $5 sports physicals for students

TRIOS HEALTH NEWS RELEASE -- Trios Health's annual Sports Physical Clinic is scheduled for Saturday, June 14, 2014, from 8-11am at the Trios Care Center at Vista Field (formerly called the Medical Mall) located at 521 N. Young Street in Kennewick. The physicals, for students entering grades 7 to 12, will be provided by Trios medical providers; students must bring their school's physical form completed and signed by a parent of legal guardian before an examination will be completed. Physicals will cost $5 each with 100 percent of the fee returning to each student's school sports program. No appointment is necessary.

The Trios Health Sports Physical Clinic is in its 18th year being offered as a community service, and provides physicals to hundreds of local students each year. Local middle school and high school athletic directors have been notified and should be consulted regarding a school's specific requirements for sports physicals.

Trios Health is the Kennewick Public Hospital District's system of care serving the greater Tri-Cities. The District, which offers hospital services at its downtown Kennewick location, will open a new state-of-the-art hospital at Southridge on July 15, 2014 to accommodate the medical needs of the area's fast-growing population. Trios Medical Group, comprised of nearly 100 employed physicians and providers, serves as the core of a growing medical staff network of 270+ providers throughout the Tri-Cities and includes practices and services at nine Care Centers and three Urgent Care Centers. Trios Foundation enhances patient care through fundraising that enables new programs and services, and brings new equipment to Trios Health.