Keeping Special Olympics Hawaii Athletes in the Game

HONOLULU — Much more than 25 Exclusive Olympics athletes received no cost health care tests from Kaiser Permanente at MedFest 2023. Now in its 13th calendar year, MedFest is an yearly function that delivers detailed bodily screenings to athletes of all ages competing in Specific Olympics Hawaii.

Examinations have been provided by doctors, nurses, and medical employees at the Kaiser Permanente Mapunapuna Health care Business in a day centered all around wellbeing and effectively-remaining.

Athletes from different schools and clubs all over the island arrived to the occasion to acquire their bodily assessment desired to take part in training and competitiveness. Kaiser Permanente doctors, such as pediatricians, registered nurses, and nurse practitioners checked athletes’ vision, top, bodyweight, blood pressure, and cardiovascular and musculoskeletal wellbeing. Kaiser Permanente also supplied healthier treats and giveaways to attendees.

“Our team is happy to companion with Special Olympics Hawaii yet again this calendar year to assist these athletes in secure participation in level of competition, and encouragement of continued engagement in healthier, energetic life,” reported Benjamin Chun, MD, clinical director, Special Olympics Hawaii MedFest and Athletics Drugs for Kaiser Permanente in Hawaii. “We wish them all the ideal of luck as they compete in this year’s games!”

“We are thankful for the ongoing partnership of Kaiser Permanente and their assist, which lets us to hold MedFest functions all over the calendar year, making certain that our athletes are balanced and prepared to prepare and contend,” explained Exclusive Olympics Hawaii Well being & Wellness Supervisor, Michelle Kimura. “Their experienced and skilled teams do a excellent job of earning this working experience entertaining and simple for our athletes and their family members and we can’t thank them enough.”

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