School Physicals for Instant Urgent Care: Ensure Health Quickly

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Yearly School Physicals at Instant Urgent Care

One of the best forms of preventive treatment is yearly physicals. Yearly physicals play an important role in confining diseases and problems early before they begin to have a destructive impact on your life. Annual checkups can also support healthy behavior maintenance and improve patient-provider communication, which can result in more patient assessment.

An annual physical is the perfect opportunity for healthcare providers to assess your child’s health as well as discuss important health concerns.An annual physical exam is performed to ensure that the child is healthy and physically prepared to participate in any activities.At Instant Urgent Care, we administer physicals to ensure your child’s health throughout the entire school year. 

Our comprehensive school physicals include examination of the child’s:

    • Review of medical history
    • Physical examination
    • Summary of visit
    • Complete forms for sports or school participation

At Instant Urgent Care, we also provide a variety of immunizations and offer numerous treatments for conditions such as:

  • Bacterial infections
  • Common colds
  • Cut that require stitching
  • Influenza (the flu)
  • Skin rashes and irritations
  • Stomach aches
    & More

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Frequently Asked Questions

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1. Why are school physicals required, and what do they typically involve?

School physicals are often required to ensure that students are in good health and physically able to participate in school activities. They typically involve a comprehensive examination, including checks of vision, hearing, and general health, to identify and address any potential health concerns.

2. When is the best time for students to undergo a school physical?

School physicals are often required before the start of the school year or before participating in certain sports or extracurricular activities. Parents should schedule physicals well in advance to meet school deadlines and ensure a smooth start to the academic year.

3. Can a regular checkup with a family doctor substitute for a school physical?

In many cases, a regular checkup with a family doctor can fulfill the requirements for a school physical. However, it’s essential to check with the school to ensure that all necessary components, such as immunizations and specific screenings, are included in the examination.

4. What happens if a student doesn't undergo a required school physical?

Policies vary, but in many cases, students may not be allowed to participate in certain activities or attend school without a completed physical form. Parents must be aware of school requirements and ensure their child’s compliance to avoid disruptions.

5. Are there specific health and safety measures in place during school physicals, considering the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic?

Yes, health facilities conducting school physicals should follow recommended COVID-19 safety protocols, including mask-wearing, sanitation measures, and social distancing where possible. Parents can inquire about these measures when scheduling their child’s physical examination.