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I wanted to make you aware of an excellent opportunity that’s been made available to our athletes at Massillon Washington High School. We are again partnering with mCORE™ — Mobile Cardiac Overview and Risk Evaluation — to screen our athletes for the cardiac conditions and abnormalities which may put them at risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). SCA Is The Number One Killer of Young Athletes! SCA is the result of unsuspecting cardiologic disease or abnormalities, which cause the heart to stop without warning or symptoms. We hear about student-athletes each year that are lost to this devastating tragedy…many of which could have been prevented with a simple examination like this. For more information, please watch this 4-minute video: https://vimeo.com/53605191/
Date: Wednesday, September 13th
Time: 8:00am – 4:00 pm
Location: WHS Auxiliary Gym
The screening age range is 12-22. The time requirement is 15 minutes per athlete. Each athlete will be given an EKG and Echo screening. These tests typically cost about $2000 in a clinical setting. The cost to you is $75. Many Thanks to Bell Stores and The Coach Jim Letcavits Memorial Fund for their generous gifts, which will offset the cost of screening to only $40! You may use your Healthcare/Flex Care Spending Account. All screenings are performed by a Registered, Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer. The results are read by mCORE Medical Director, Dr. Kenneth Berkovitz. He is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, and Internal Medicine.
PARENTS MUST PRE-REGISTER BY VISITING: www.mCOREathletes.com
We strongly encourage all of our athletes to take part in this screening opportunity. If you have further questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us directly.
Brian Pachis, WHS Assistant Athletic Director: 330-830-3901
In the United States, one young competitive athlete dies every three days from unrecognized cardiovascular disorder.” -The American Heart Association