05 May 2013

CHS To Offer Free Heart Screenings for all Student Athletes

Catholic High School, in conjunction with Dr. Michael Crapanzano ’80 of Pediatric Cardiology Associates Clinic, will be providing free heart screenings to CHS student athletes for the next five Fridays, May 10, May 17, May 24, May 31 and June 7.

Heart screenings for the players will begin at 2 p.m. and will continue through 4 p.m. each Friday. The screenings will test for a variety of heart abnormalities that could threaten a student athleteí´s health while participating in physical activities. The purpose of the provided screenings is to prevent potential injuries and to ensure the ultimate safety of CHS student athletes.

The screenings will take place at the Pediatric Cardiology Associates Clinic at 7777 Hennessy Blvd., Suite 103. To schedule a screening, call (225) 767-6700.

For more information about the screenings as well as the permission forms, click here.