Free sports physicals, vaccines available for students Wednesday

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FILE – A student athlete runs a drill during a strength and conditioning camp at Arlington Martin High School Thursday, June 18, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. Texas will play high school football this fall, but some of it will be delayed, fans will be limited and masks will be required as the state fights a surge in new coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and fatalities. The University Interscholastic League on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 released its guidelines for Texas public high school fall sports, pushing back the start of the football and volleyball seasons for the largest schools by one month into late September and extending the football championships for those schools into January. (AP Photo/LM Otero, file)

SAN DIEGO — Student-athletes and community members are invited to a health fair Wednesday where they can get free sports physicals and vaccines ahead of the back-to-school season.

The community health and resource fair is taking place Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA. The monthly event features sports physicals, COVID-19 vaccines for 12 years and older, rapid COVID testing, COVID-19 education and other services.

The event is put on by Dr. Suzanne Afflalo and Wendy Shurelds in collaboration with the Multicultural Health Foundation, A Healthier Me, Kaiser Permanente, Scripps, SHARC, the YMCA and Concorde Career Colleges.

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