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Concussion Clinic, Screening, Offered for Student Athletes

In just a few weeks, another school year begins and with, it fall sports. A program called "Choose your Brain, Not the Game" is scheduled for Tuesday, August 19, to educate student athletes, and their coaches and parents about concussion. 

The Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher College is offering free baseline testing Tuesday to 200 area middle and high school athletes.

Click on the audio link above to hear an interview with the organizer of the event, Dr. Pam Mapstone, Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing.

To register for the concussion clinic, call 585-397-0872 or email

Beth Adams joined WXXI as host of Morning Edition in 2012 after a more than two-decade radio career. She was the longtime host of the WHAM Morning News in Rochester. Her career also took her from radio stations in Elmira, New York, to Miami, Florida.