Why Visit Carolina Convenient Care for School, Camp, and Sports Physicals?
For many kids under 18 years old, physicals performed by a doctor or other licensed healthcare provider are required for a variety of purposes, including but not limited to: enrolling in a new school system, attending camp, participating in classroom or after-school physical activities, or trying out for, as well as participating in, after-school athletic teams and individual programs.
In addition to being a requirement for school and sports programs, routinely seeing our medical team at Carolina Convenient Care for physicals are an ideal chance to discuss health issues that pertain to children and their parents or guardians. Our initial exam is designed to ensure your child is healthy and physically prepared to participate in activities, but we are also happy to discuss any overall or specific concerns you have and refer to you local primary care providers or specialists who are able to provide routine patient care services.
School Physical Requirements and Sports Physical Requirements
Each school (or school system) has its own unique requirements for school physicals as well as school sports physicals. While each program’s requirements may differ, our board-certified physician assistant, nurse practitioner, or medical doctor will take the time to:
- Review your child’s individual medical history, as provided
- Conduct an in-person physical examination
- Provide you with information on how to spot signs of concussion (especially important for those wishing to participate in school-sponsored sports activities
- Compile a summary of the examination for use by your primary care provider
Additionally, we’ll gladly help you complete any forms necessary for camp, school activities, or sporting tryouts/team participation that are provided at the time of the visit by the parent or guardian.
What to Bring with You to Your Child’s Physical
- All forms needed for camp, sports, or school participation
- Any glasses or contacts worn by your child
- Minors under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
How Much Do School Physicals Cost at Carolina Convenient Care?
Here at Carolina Convenient Care in Chapel Hill, we charge $40 for school, sports, and camp physicals. Most physical exams are not covered by insurance, so payment is expected at the time of service. We accept cash, all major credit cards, and checks as forms of payment.
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Other Services Available
Immunizations and administrative physicals are also available at Carolina Convenient Care. Please view the following pages to learn more about our Urgent Care Services and our In-House Procedures and Exams.