Final Mercy Health Back-to-School heart screening is Wednesday

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Heart screenings are a simple, quick method to identifying pre-existing heart conditions that could increase a student’s risk of complications during physical activity and/or athletic competition.

Since 2012, Mercy Health has screened a total of 2,922 high school students and diagnosed four at-risk students with a serious heart condition, while also identifying over 50% of students with borderline or high blood pressure.

Heart screenings are completed in approximately 15 minutes and consist of a heart history questionnaire, blood pressure check, 12-Lead EKG, physician exam and, if necessary, an echocardiogram.

Questions? Call 231-672-3047.

Sign Up for a Free Screening!

Consent Forms

The following forms must be completed and signed before your scheduled heart screening:

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