District 204 screens high school students for rare heart disorder
By Jane Donahue For The Sun February 22, 2013 3:34PM
Young Hearts For Life volunteer Chris Stratton administers an electrocardiogram (ECG) to a student at Metea Valley High School on Friday. The voluntary cardiac screening program will also be offered at Waubonsie in March and Neuqua in April. | Jane Donahue~For Sun-Times Media/Naperville Sun 20130222 Friday, Aurora
Updated: February 22, 2013 3:34PM
The Young Hearts for Life Cardiac Screening Program is again being offered at Indian Prairie School District 204 high schools. The voluntary free screening program involves a three-minute electrocardiogram (ECG) to identify students at risk for sudden cardiac death.
Screenings took place Feb. 21 and 22 at Metea Valley, while Waubonsie Valley will screen students March 14 and 15, and Neuqua Valley screenings will occur April 11, 12 and 19.
Parents who wish to have their child participate in the free screening program must enroll online at www.yh4l.org/registration-and-results.