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SOKY’s Annual Medical Fair Returns in 2023

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MedFest will return to Louisville on Wednesday, October 25th. This year’s MedFest will take place at the SOKY Louisville Office, 1230 South Hurstbourne Parkway, Louisville KY, 4022.

MedFest is a one-day health screening fair where individuals will receive a sports physical and also Special Smiles (dental), Healthy Hearing and Strong Minds (emotional health) screenings.  The sports physical meets the requirements of the Special Olympics medical waiver and qualifies to compete in Special Olympics activities, though Special Olympics participation is not required to attend MedFest.

All physicals and screenings are provided free of charge and are performed by professional medical personnel who volunteer at the events. They will be assisted in some cases by students entering the medical fields.

You must be registered by October 5 to participate.

Registration Here

A volunteer dental worker looks at a Special Olympics athletes teeth.
An athlete receives a Special Smiles dental exam at the 2018 MedFest.

Once registered, you will receive a specific appointment time and further instructions regarding the Louisville MedFest two weeks prior to the event.

Additionally, anyone interested in or planning on competing in Unified track or bowling through our partnership with the KHSAA, will be able to get their required KHSAA physical completed at the same time.

For more information contact Josh Nunley at [email protected] or 502-695-8222.

MedFest got its start in Kentucky in 2005 when Special Olympics Kentucky offered its first event in Lexington. It has alternated between Louisville and Lexington, and another event has been held in conjunction with St. Elizabeth Healthcare and Boone County Schools in Northern Kentucky.

If you would like to volunteer or would like more information about MedFest or about the Special Olympics Healthy Athletes Program, please contact Josh Nunley at 502-695-8222 or by e-mail at [email protected].