The screenings will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 12, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Meadowdale High School, 6002-168th St. S.W. in Lynnwood. Screenings will be made available for anyone 12-24 years old, regardless of school enrollment, for a $25 tax-deductible donation to the Nick of Time Foundation. To register, send a Heart Health Survey available here to Sue Burns at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can find further registration information here.
The Foundation already has over 100 local medical volunteers from UW Medicine, Seattle Children’s, Swedish/Edmonds, Providence, Group Health and other medical facilities confirmed to help with the screening.
Meadowdale High School junior Matthew Truax died at the school on Sept. 13 of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a condition that causes sudden cardiac arrest in young people.