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) 616-2495. You may also register and make an appointment in person at the Patient Service 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:
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If you have an urgent orthopedic need, call the Sports Medicine Clinic at (206) 616-2495.
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:
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.
No. Although the clinic is staffed by physicians trained in dealing with sports-related injuries, we also see work related injuries, falls, overuse injuries, and spine problems.