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Garnett, Ks. - Anderson County Hospital’s Family Care Center in Garnett is pleased to offer free school sports physicals to area students.

The Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) requires completion of a pre-participation physical examination for students in grades 7-12 to be eligible for participation in interscholastic athletics or spirit groups.

Free physical exams through the Family Care Center are available to any 7-12 grade student enrolled in Anderson County school districts, including Garnett USD 365 and Crest USD 479. Free exams are also available to established Family Care Center patients enrolled in districts outside of Anderson County.

To make an appointment for your student’s pre-participation physical exam, please call the Family Care Center at 785-448-2674.

Appointments are available on June 14, 15, 22, and 23 during normal business hours. Evening appointments are available on June 14 and 22 from 4:30-7 p.m.

Before the physical examination, the student and parent or guardian must fill out pages 1 and 2 of the KSHSAA Pre-Participation Evaluation form. Printed forms are available through your child’s school or click here to download and print a copy.


Anderson County Hospital is a member of Saint Luke’s Health System, which consists of 16 area hospitals and several primary and specialty care practices, and provides a range of inpatient, outpatient, and home care services. Founded as a faith-based, not-for-profit organization, our mission includes a commitment to the highest levels of excellence in health care and the advancement of medical research and education. The health system is an aligned organization in which the physicians and hospitals assume responsibility for enhancing the physical, mental, and spiritual health of people in the metropolitan Kansas City area and the surrounding region.

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