Outreach

Free High School, Pop Warner, and Youth Pre-Participation/Sports Physicals and COVID Vaccines

When: 
Saturday, July 17, 2021 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Where: 

OSMI: 2nd Floor
3450 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32607

Price: 

Free

Description: 

The UF Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute will be providing Free Pre-Participation/Sports Physicals to all youth, high school, and Pop Warner students that will be participating in athletics for the 2021-2022 school year.

Visit the 2nd Floor of the UF Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute on July 17th, 2021 from 8am-12pm.

The Alachua County Department of Health (DOH) will also be offering COVID vaccines to student-athletes 12 years of age and older.  Pre-registration for the vaccine is requested (scroll down to learn more).

The vaccine is optional – it is not required, nor a standard part of the sports physical.

Sponsoring Facility: 

UF Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute (OSMI)

UF Health Orthopaedics to offer Free High School, Pop Warner, and Youth Pre-Participation/Sports Physicals

All forms MUST BE SIGNED by a youth's parent/guardian PRIOR to physicals.

Alachua County Department of Health (DOH) to offer FREE COVID Vaccines

The DOH will be offering free COVID vaccines to student-athletes 12 years of age and older.  It is requested that parents “pre-register” for the vaccine in order to prepare an accurate count of doses.

Register for your free student athlete vaccine

  • The vaccine is free.
  • When registering for the vaccine, no insurance information is needed.
  • Must be 12 years of age and older to be eligible for the vaccine.
    • Parental consent is REQUIRED for ages 12-17 to receive the vaccine.
    • Parents may skip the insurance section on the consent 
  • Vaccines will be administered on the 1st floor of OSMI
  • The Pfizer vaccine requires two doses for full vaccination.
    • Information on where to receive the second dose will be provided.
  • The vaccine is optional
    • It is not required, nor a standard part of the free sports physical.
  • Pre-registration is requested for the vaccine only – sports physicals are walk-in between 8am and 12 pm.

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