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Youth Heart Screening

Free EKG screenings for young athletes

Sudden cardiac death is the leading cause of death among young athletes and often provides no advance signs or symptoms. Electrocardiogram (EKG) is a tool that detects a child’s risk for sudden cardiac death.

To provide peace of mind to young athletes and their families, Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida offers free EKG testing to middle and high school-aged athletes.

Free EKG screenings for young athletes (h2)

Sudden cardiac death is the leading cause of death among young athletes and often provides no advance signs or symptoms. Electrocardiogram (EKG) is a tool that detects a child’s risk for sudden cardiac death.

To provide peace of mind to young athletes and their families, Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida offers free EKG testing to middle and high school-aged athletes.

Golisano Children’s Hospital pediatric cardiologists review all EKGs and, if necessary, provide recommendations for further evaluation.

The free EKGs are available without an appointment during these times and at these locations:
 

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