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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 29, 2020 – On July 17 and 18, AdventHealth performed more than 380 free physicals for Volusia County Schools student athletes grades 6-12.
Representing a more than $10,000 gift to the families of student athletes in Volusia County, AdventHealth conducted these free physicals at the Daytona International Speedway’s Rolex Lounge.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, AdventHealth provided this service with several additional precautions to ensure the safety of all attendees, including symptom and temperature screenings, mask usage and social distancing.
These free physicals were provided as part of AdventHealth's partnership with the Volusia County School District, which addresses three key issues affecting students: student-athlete health, chronic absenteeism and health care career development.
About AdventHealth Central Florida Division - North Region
Based in Altamonte Springs, AdventHealth is a connected system of care with the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. With more than 80,000 team members, AdventHealth is one of the nation’s largest faith-based health care systems with nearly 50 hospitals and hundreds of care sites in nearly a dozen states. Encompassing six AdventHealth hospitals in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties, the AdventHealth Central Florida Division - North Region is the largest hospital system in the area with 1,208 beds and more than 8,000 team members. The North Region includes facilities in Daytona Beach, DeLand, Orange City, New Smyrna Beach, Palm Coast and Tavares.
Chris Proppe, AdventHealth certified athletic trainer, performs a musculoskeletal evaluation as part of the free physicals for Volusia County Schools student athletes at the Daytona International Speedway.