Regional West Physicians Clinic to Offer Free Sports Physicals in Scottsbluff

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., – Regional West Physicians Clinic-Family Medicine, Scottsbluff will offer free sports physicals for area athletes in grades 8 through 12 on May 23.

The sports physical clinics will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Regional West Physicians Clinic-Family Medicine, located at Medical Plaza South, 3911 Avenue B, Suite 1100, Scottsbluff. No appointment is necessary.

Sports physical forms will be available at the clinic. Students must be accompanied by a parent. The physicals are good for the 2019-2020 school year.

Immunization nurses will be available during the sports physical clinics to review required immunizations and vaccinate those who need booster shots. Prices will vary according to the type of immunization required. Payment may be made by cash or check, or insurance companies will be billed for those who bring their insurance card. Students with no insurance coverage will be eligible for the Vaccines for Children Program. No child will be turned away due to inability to pay.

Additional free clinics will be held for sports physicals throughout the summer. A second clinic will be held in Scottsbluff on July 17, and free sports physical clinics will also be held at Morrill, Sidney, and Chappell in June, July, and August. Visit the Regional West Facebook page for dates, times, and locations.

Students entering kindergarten and 7th grade are required to have more in depth physicals than the free sports physicals provide. Please schedule kindergarten or 7th grade physicals at any of Regional West Physicians Clinic-Family Medicine locations: Scottsbluff, Gering, Morrill, Sidney, and Chappell.

Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Neb., is the parent company of Regional West Medical Center, a 188-bed regional referral center and one of three Level II Trauma Centers in the state. As the region’s only tertiary referral medical center, Regional West offers care that spans more than 32 medical specialties provided by over 28 physician clinics. With nearly 300 in-network providers, and 2,000 employees, Regional West provides comprehensive and innovative health care services for the people of western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming.