School and Sports Physicals

Get Your Kids Ready to Shine: Schedule their Back-to-School and Sports Physical at Heartland Health Services!


Ensure Your Child's Health and Success This School Year

Even as summer is in full swing, the new school year steadily approaches.  It's time to ensure your child is ready for the challenges ahead. One of the most important steps you can take is scheduling a back-to-school and sports physical at Heartland Health Services. Our dedicated team of healthcare professionals are here to provide comprehensive and compassionate care to help your child thrive academically and physically. 


Why Choose Heartland Health Services for Back-to-School Physicals?


1. Comprehensive Care: Our physical exams go beyond basic health checks.  We assess your child's overall health, including vision screenings, immunizations, and developmental milestones to ensure they are on track for a successful school year.

2. Affordable Services: As a Federally Qualified Health Center, we offer high-quality healthcare services at a reduced cost or on a sliding fee scale, making essential health services accessible to everyone in our community, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay.

3. Experienced Healthcare Team: Our team of clinicians and clinical support staff are experienced in providing care tailored to the unique needs of children and adolescents.

4. Convenient Appointments: We understand the busy schedules of families. Our Knoxville location offers additional appointment times in the evening, and the weekend, to accommodate your needs.

5. Holistic Approach: We believe in a holistic approach to health. Our team takes the time to address any concerns you or your child may have, offering guidance on nutrition, mental health, and wellness.


What to Expect During a Back-to-School or Sports Physical


During your child's physical exam, you can expect:


  • Health History Review: We'll discuss your child's medical history, family health history, and any current health concerns.
  • Physical Examination: A thorough physical exam to check your child's growth, development, and overall health.
  • Immunizations: We ensure your child is up to date on all required and recommended vaccinations for their age group.
  • Vision Screening: Screening to detect any issues that might affect your child's learning and development.
  • Developmental and Behavioral Assessment: Evaluation of your child's physical, emotional, and social development.
  • Sports Physicals: If your child participates in school sports, we can provide a sports physical to ensure they are fit to play.


How to Prepare for Your Appointment


To make the most of your visit, please bring:


  • Your child's immunization records
  • A list of any medications your child is currently taking
  • Any forms required by your child's school or sports team
  • Any questions or concerns you have about your child's health

Peoria Public School District 150 returns to class on Wednesday, July 31, 2024.*


Pekin Public School District 108 returns to class on Wednesday,    August 21, 2024.*

*Other school districts should check their 2024-2025 school calendars for specific back-to-school dates.


Schedule Your Appointment Today


Don't wait until the last minute to schedule your child's back-to-school physical. Contact us today to book an appointment and start the school year off right. Our friendly staff is here to assist you with any questions and ensure a smooth and stress-free visit.


Call 309.680.7600 or click below to schedule your child's back-to-school and sports physical at Heartland Health Services today! We look forward to partnering with you for a healthy and successful school year!





Heartland Health Services’ mission is to provide affordable and high-quality healthcare for all. We accept most insurance plans, including Medicaid and Medicare, and offer sliding-scale fees for those without insurance. Additionally, our Outreach and Enrollment department is here to assist with screenings and enrollments for those in need of help accessing health coverage.



Your privacy is our top priority. All treatments and conversations with our clinicians are strictly confidential, in accordance with state and federal laws, regulations, and health center policies. For more information on Heartland Health Services commitment to confidentiality, please visit Patient Rights. You can trust that your information will be kept secure and protected.