ATHLETICS PHYSICALS UPDATE
The statement below has been released by UIL Director, Suzan Elze, Ed. D. ...
"For the 2020-21 school year only, any participant in athletics or marching band, in any grade level, who has not previously completed a preparticipation physical examination (PPE), and been cleared for participation, will be required to complete the medical history form as noted in current rule, as well as a PPE prior to participation in any UIL practices, games, performances, or matches.
As required under current rule, all students participating in UIL marching band and/or UIL athletic activities will be required to complete the UIL Medical History Form. Any “yes” answer to any of questions 1-6 on the Medical History Form will require a student to receive further medical evaluation, which may include a physical exam, and receive written clearance from a physician, physician assistant, chiropractor, or nurse practitioner before any participation in UIL practices, games, performances, or matches. Only those students with “yes” answers to those questions are required to receive written clearance through further medical evaluation.
Please note that this is only for the 2020-21 school year, and local school district policies still apply. Schools may still require physical examinations of students before allowing participation in these activities, and such decisions are under the jurisdiction of each local school district."
To be cleared for participation by Willis ISD, Please complete steps 1 and 2 below prior to your students participation for the 2020-2021 school year...
- Willis ISD is switching to Rank One for our athletic and fine arts participation management software.
- The Willis ISD Rank One Parent Portal link below will guide you through the steps that must be submitted prior to participation for the 2020-2021 school year.
Click here: Willis ISD Rank One Parent Portal
IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING PHYSICAL EXAMS...
In response to the CoVid19 pandemic, Willis ISD is implementing procedures based on recommendations and requirements for pre-participation physicals for the 2020-2021 school year as determined by the Governor's office, Texas UIL , and our own school district requirements.
***Any Yes answer to questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 requires further medical evaluation which includes a physical examination. Written clearance from a physician, physician assistant, chiropractor, or nurse practitioner is required before any participation in UIL practices, games or matches. THIS FORM MUST BE ON FILE PRIOR TO PARTICIPATION IN ANY PRACTICE, SCRIMMAGE, PERFORMANCE OR CONTEST BEFORE, DURING OR AFTER SCHOOL. ***
Please submit this form to the Willis High School Athletic Trainer's Office...
Click Here: 2020-2021 UIL Pre-Participation Physical Form
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