Location & Date

Mundelein High School
1350 W. Hawley Street
Munderlein, IL 60060

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Wed. September 21, 2016
7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Contact & Other Information

Mary Beth Schewitz
Max Schewitz Foundation

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Price: $15

  Max Schewitz Foundation Screens for Teens at Mundelein HS  
Hosted By: Mundelein High School

One Max, two missions.
Learn about our cardiac work at heartsmartekg.org
View our conservation work at maxandthewildthings.com

An electrocardiogram (also known as EKG or ECG) is a non-invasive test that measures the electrical activity of the heart and can detect some, but not all, heart abnormalities leading to sudden cardiac death. An EKG can sometimes indicate the presence of abnormalities which later testing determines are within normal limits. An echocardiogram is a non-invasive test that uses sound waves to produce images of the heart.

There is no known risk associated with receiving an EKG. There is a possibility of minor skin irritation and redness where the electrodes were placed. There is no known risk associated with receiving an echocardiogram.

For asymptomatic young adults, we recommend repeating the EKG test every two years. The heart changes over time, and some conditions are progressive and may not show on an earlier EKG, and there are conditions which do not manifest on every EKG, so a repeated test better allows capturing these changes and conditions.

Free and reduced lunch families will be tested at no charge.

Mundelein High School students who are enrolled in a Wellness or in select Fine/Applied Arts courses can participate in the screening during the regular school hours.  Students without these classes this semester can be tested during EB or the evening before.

Register early:  Students registered by September 11, 2016 will automatically receive a FREE copy of their EKG by email from the Max Schewitz Foundation. If you would like a copy after the early registration, there will be a $10 service fee per copy.


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