ATHLETIC PHYSICALS WILL BE AT GEORGE FISCHER MIDDLE SCHOOL THE SUMMER OF
ATHLETIC PHYSICAL PROCESS
Students who wish to participate in interscholastic athletics need to have
the following information:
I. Athletic Physicals: This can be performed free of charge in the
nurse’s office on specific dates during the summer and certain dates prior to
the start of an athletic season. These dates have been posted on the
athletic web page and CHS Nurses page. It can also be done through your
private physician. The processes are outlined below.
A. Free School Physician Exam: The dates for the sports physicals HAVE BEEN
posted and announced in the school buildings. They will also be posted on
the school nurse’s web page as well as the athletics web
1. Your child must make an appointment with the nurse in the building
prior to the physical date. If it is to be done during the summer, you must
call to make an appointment ONLY AFTER YOUR CHILD HAS BEEN PRESCREENED BY
HIS/HER BUILDINGS NURSE.
2. You must fill out the Athletic Health History form and return it to
the building nurse. Once we have both forms the school nurse will issue a
verification card which will be given to the Coach, not the athlete.
3. The Athletic Health History form can be found on the nurse’s web page
and the athletic web page.
B. Private Physician Physical: The physical must be on the approved CCSD
physical form. It can be found on the nurse’s web page and the athletic web
page along with the Athletic Health History form.
1. The physical must be completed, signed and stamped by the physician.
It should then be brought to the building nurse one month prior to the start
of the specific sport season. The district then makes arrangements for the
school physician to sign off on it. BEING GOVERNED BY THE NEW YORK STATE
PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL AHTLETIC ASSOCIATION AND BY THE REGULATION OF THE
COMMISIONER OF EDUCATION “A STUDENT WHO MAY ENGAGE IN INTERSCHOOL COMPETITION
SHALL RECEIVE AN ADEQUATE HEALTH EXAMINATION AND HEALTH HISTORY UPDATE WHEN
REQUIRED, AND MAY NOT PARTICIPATE WITHOUT THE APPROVAL OF THE SCHOOL MEDICAL
2. You must also fill out the Athletic Health History form and have your
child bring it to the building nurse.
3. Once we have the approved physical and the health history form the
nurse will issue a verification card, which will be given to the coach, not
II. EXPIRATION DATES: The physical itself is good for one full year and
will expire on the last day of the month in which it was performed. For
example, a physical that was performed on May 5, 2011 will expire on May 31,
2012. The health history form must be filled out by you prior to the start
of each new season. This means that if your child wants to try out for a
fall, winter and spring sport you will need to fill out the form each time.
ATTACHMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED