mCORE – Heart Screening Event for Wildcat Athletes

Dear Parents,

I wanted to make you aware of an excellent opportunity that’s been made available to our athletes at Kenton High School. We are partnering with mCORE™ — Mobile Cardiac Overview and Risk Evaluation — to screen our athletes for the cardiac conditions and abnormalities which may put them at risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). mCORE partners with high schools and athletic organizations to give convenient and dependable heart screenings to students. SCA is the #1 Killer of Student Athletes Each Year, many of which could have been prevented with a simple examination like this

Please see the Details on the Screening Date and Time Below:

Date:Wednesday February 28, 2018
Time: 8:00am – 4:00 pm
Location: Health Clinic
COST: $20.00 (For First 30 who sign up)

*Due to the Generous Donations from the following sponsors the cost will only be $20 per screening instead of $75.00:

Liberty National Bank
Kenton Family Eye Care, Inc.
Quest Federal Credit Union
The Rogers Agency
Optimist Club of Central Hardin – Kenton Ohio Youth Activities
Golden Giant Inc
Pleasant Precision
Schindewolf Stout Crates Funeral Home
Roof & Potts Law Office, LLC.
Stephen & Terri McCullough
James & Sandra Pruden
Jon & Christina Cross
Keith & Janice Kissling
Newland Insurance Agency

The time requirement is approximately 10-12 minutes per athlete. Each athlete will be given an EKG and Echo screening and these tests typically cost more than $2000 in a clinical setting. The screening age range is 12-22 years). You may use your Healthcare Spending Account or Flex Care Spending Account. All screenings are performed by a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer and results are read by the mCORE Medical Director Dr. Kenneth Berkovitz, MD. Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology and Internal Medicine.

ATHLETES MUST PRE-REGISTER ONLINE FOR THE SCREENING BYUSING LINK OR VISITING: https://mcoreathletes.com/scheduler_schedule/?school=272 www.mCOREathletes.com

“In the United States, One Young Competitive Athlete Dies Every Three Days from Unrecognized Cardiovascular Disorder.”

– The American Heart Association

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