Published on June 16, 2022

Ozarks Healthcare to offer Free Athletic Physicals for West Plains Students July 21; Area Schools through 2022-2023 School Year 

To help its community prepare for the upcoming school year, Ozarks Healthcare will offer free athletic physicals for student athletes entering grades 7 through 12 in the 2022 – 2023 school year from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, at Ozarks Healthcare Therapies located at 1111 Kentucky Ave. in West Plains. Local physicians, family nurse practitioners, and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) will conduct the physicals.

Male student athletes will need to check in through the garden entrance near the Shaw Medical Building (where Ozarks Healthcare Therapies is located). Female student athletes will need to check in through the automatic sliding doors located outside the Shaw Medical Building. Once checked in, students will be directed to the appropriate location to complete their athletic physical.

All students are required to submit a signed consent/medical history form and provide current insurance information from a parent or legal guardian at the time of the physicals. Forms are also available online at

Athletic Physicals Offered in Ozarks Healthcare’s Rural Locations

Free athletic physicals will also be offered at all of Ozarks Healthcare’s clinics surrounding West Plains for area students by appointment effective immediately through the remainder of the 2022 – 2023 school year. To make an appointment for your child’s physical, simply call any of Ozarks Healthcare’s clinics in Alton, Gainesville, Mountain Grove, Mountain View, Thayer, Winona, and Mammoth Spring, Arkansas. Students are required to submit the same signed consent/medical history form and provide current insurance information from a parent or legal guardian as mentioned above at the time of physicals. Forms are also available online at

Contact information for each clinic is listed below:

Ozarks Healthcare in Alton

100 Medical Dr.

Alton, MO 65606

Phone: 417-778-7227


Ozarks Healthcare Gainesville

39 Medical Dr.

Gainesville, MO 65655

Phone: 417-679-4613


Ozarks Healthcare Mountain Grove

500 E. 19 St.

Mountain Grove, MO 65711

Phone: 417-926-6563


Ozarks Healthcare Mountain View

220 N. Elm St.

Mountain View, MO 65548

Phone: 417-934-2273


Ozarks Healthcare Thayer

1375 Nettleton Ave.

Thayer, MO 65791

Phone: 417-264-7136


Ozarks Healthcare Winona

9104 St. Hwy. 19

Winona, MO 65588

Phone: 573-325-4237


Ozarks Healthcare Mammoth Spring

260 Main St.

Mammoth Spring, AR 72554

Phone: 870-625-3145


For additional information, contact Ozarks Healthcare Therapies at 417-257-5959.

Ozarks Healthcare is a system of care encompassing primary care and specialty clinics, along with complete rehabilitation, behavioral healthcare, and home health services. While the 114-bed acute care hospital cares for more than 5,400 admissions, the entire health system has more than 364,000 patient visits annually in South Central Missouri and Northern Arkansas. For more information about Ozarks Healthcare, visit

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