Jenks Public Schools will not offer sports physicals prior to 2020-2021 school year

Jenks Public Schools will not offer sports physicals prior to 2020-2021 school year

In a recent letter addressed to the Jenks Public School District, Jenks Public Schools Head Athletic Trainer Mike Catterson said due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the school will not host its annual sports physicals or mass drug testing events as done in the past.

The letter goes on to say each student-athlete at Jenks Public Schools are still required to complete a physical prior to their first practice per Oklahoma Secondary Activities Association rules. For a physical to be valid for the 2020-2021 school year, it must be dated after May 1, 2020.

Catterson said his first recommendation is for the student-athlete to complete a physical with his or her primary care/family physician using the Jenks Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation Form and Medical History Form. Both forms can be found on the JPS website under Quicklinks>Athletic Forms.

Once forms have been completed, they can be scanned and emailed to Michael.catterson@jenksps.org or kate.munger@jenksps.org.

RankOne Forms for the 2020-2021 school year are now available to be completed online as well, the letter says. The link to RankOne can be found at https://jenkspublicschool.rankonesport.com.

Below is list of clinics and facilities that will also conduct sports physicals. The letter added information regarding drug testing will be made available later.

Clinics/Facilities for sports physicals:

-Advanced Orthopedics, 6585 S. Yale Ave. Suite 200 in Tulsa, 918-494-2665 (Call ahead to schedule appointment with Dr. Shockley)

-Jenks Family Physicians, 615 E. Main St. in Jenks, 918-299-8080 (Call ahead to schedule appointment)

-St. John Urgent Care, 220 S. Elm St. Suite 100 in Jenks, 918-403-7146 (Walk-in available, no appointment needed)

-Access Medical Centers Urgent Care, 9716 Riverside Pkwy in Tulsa, 918-528-4857, Cost is $25 (Once at location, call listed number and inform them you are there for a sport physical)

-Warren Clinic Urgent Care Tulsa Hills, 7858 S. Olympia Ave. in Tulsa, Cost $25 (Walk-in available, no appointment needed)  

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