Hospital to offer free clinics for athletes

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Officials at North Mississippi Medical Center say the hospital will offer free clinics each Saturday during the fall for high school athletes who sustain injuries at the previous night’s football games.

WTVA reports (http://bit.ly/1cxP0CI ) the clinics will be held each Saturday Aug. 24-Nov. 9.

The clinic is offered each year as a collaboration of the hospital’s certified athletic trainers and orthopedic surgeons.

The clinics will be at the Outpatient Rehabilitation Center in Longtown Medical Park.

Athletes should plan to arrive by 8:25 a.m. and should be accompanied by a parent.

More information is available by calling 662-377-5469.

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Information from: WTVA-TV, http://www.wtva.com

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