July 19, 2019
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Free community sessions to focus on keeping athletes safe

Community Author: Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center
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Contact: afeero@emhs.org
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Portrait of boys team sitting in front of coach on football field listening to pre game lecture

BANGOR – Keeping athletes safe is on the forefront for coaches, parents and athletic trainers. Whether you’re a collegiate, high school, youth sports coach or a parent to active kids, join Northern Light Sports Health athletic trainers and physicians for a night of important information regarding how to keep athletes healthy and safe.

Topics will be the same for each session and include concussion guidelines and care, in and out-of-season conditioning, proper warm-ups and cool downs, and injury prevention and intervention. Dates and times for the events are:

— 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13 at Old Town High School

— 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 20 at Hampden Academy

Light appetizers will be served at each event. To register visit: northernlighthealth.org/sports.

For more information, please call 973-9530 or e-mail emmcmediarequest@emhs.org.

At Northern Light Health, we’re building a better approach to healthcare because we believe people deserve access to care that works for them. As an integrated health delivery system serving Maine, we’re raising the bar with no-nonsense solutions that are leading the way to a healthier future for our state. Our more than 12,000 team members—in our hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, long-term and home healthcare, and ground and air medical transport and emergency care—are committed to making healthcare work for you: our patients, communities, and employees. To learn more about Northern Light Health and our locations across Maine, visit www.northernlighthealth.org.