High school athlete physicals

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - Many fall sports teams are already practicing, and Dr. John Clay is reminding players and coaches about the need for physicals.

Physicals are required yearly by the Virginia High School League (VHSL) to participate in athletics.

Your school can provide you with the required form that should be filled out prior to the visit with your doctor.  It can also be found online through the VHSL website.

These exams may be offered by your school or can be done by your primary care physician.

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