Whooping cough is a very contagious cough illness. It is spread through droplets from the mouth and nose when a person with pertussis coughs, sneezes, or talks. Young infants are at highest risk for severe illness, hospitalization and death from whooping cough.
First time patients may register may register and make an appointment at Hall Health Center Sports Medicine by calling 206-685-1044. You may also register and make an appointment in person at the Sports Medicine reception desk or at the Patient Services Center on the main floor of our facility.
Child passenger safety has dramatically evolved over the past decade; however, motor vehicle crashes continue to be the leading cause of death of children 4 years and older. This policy statement provides 4 evidence-based recommendations for best practices in the choice of a child restraint system to optimize safety in passenger vehicles for children from birth through adolescence:
If you have an urgent orthopedic need, call the Sports Medicine Clinic at (206) 685-1044.
If no appointments are available and you feel that your injury cannot wait, call the Sports Medicine Medical Assistant at (206) 221-2443.
1. Why is it important to maintain a medical record?
Each time you visit a Hall Health Center provider, a record of your visit is made. Typically this record contains your symptoms, examination and text results, diagnoses, treatment, and a plan for future care or treatment. This information, often called your health or medical record, serves as:
The Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine is a rigorous examination that covers the medical and musculoskeletal aspects of sports medicine. Today, a doctor must first be board certified in a primary care specialty (like Family Medicine), and then complete an additional 12-24 month "fellowship" training program in Sports Medicine to even be eligible for the examination.
Most sports injuries are in fact not surgical, so the Hall Health Center Sports Medicine staff can be ideal to care for your problem. Our staff works closely with the orthopedic surgeons of UW Physicians and can refer you if necessary.