Championship Heart Foundation is partnering with Seton Heart Institute and Seton Highland Lakes Hospital to provide FREE heart screening for high school athletes.

WHO: Any high school student (14-18)

WHAT: EKG and limited echocardiogram with immediate results interpreted by board certified cardiologists.

WHEN: SATURDAY, AUGUST 27th from 8 AM to 12 PM.

WHERE: Seton Burnet Healthcare Center, directly behind Seton Highland Lakes Hospital, 200 Country Road 340-A, Building 1, Burnet, Texas.

WHY: Active students who participate in athletics, cheerleading, marching band, drill team or other strenuous sports are encouraged to get their hearts screened for possible deadly genetic heart conditions such as hypertrophic cardiomiopathy.

Space is limited, therefore students must PRE-REGISTER ONLINE at www.championshipheartsfoundation.org

Just click on the “upcoming heart screening” button at the top of the home page. For those without Internet access who wish to sign up. Please call the Foundation toll free at (888) 884-6945 for assistance.

Students must have a signed parental waiver in order to receive heart screening. That waiver will be available at the event and is also available to print from the Championship Hearts website at www.championshipheartsfoundation.org.

If you need more information, please, contact our office at (512) 733-5437.

About the Author

Dr. Katalenas

Dr. Katalenas is a pediatrician and owner of The Pediatric Center of Round Rock and the author of the book "The Step Up Diet: From Scratch… The Quality, Quantity, and Timing Solution to Childhood Obesity", a guide to healthy cooking and eating for busy families.