Health screenings drive benefits local students

Photos courtesy Benjamin Stone
Student Ryan Lewis undergoes a cardiac screening performed by Josh Wang from Who We Play For on Thursday, May 31, at Pagosa Springs Middle School school. Screenings were donated anonymously to identify teenagers who may be at risk for sudden cardiac death because of heart abnormalities.

By Benjamin Stone
Special to The SUN
Pagosa’s community-driven cardiac screening for young athletes took place on Thursday, May 31, at the Pagosa Springs Middle School (PSMS). It was a drive dedicated to identifying any of Pagosa’s own teenagers who may be at risk for sudden cardiac death because of heart abnormalities.

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This story was posted on June 7, 2018.