DOT Physicals in Bethel, CT – Only $50
Many professional drivers are required to get routine DOT exams. Our certified practitioners at DOCS Urgent Care of Bethel make it easy for commercial drivers to complete their Department of Transportation health requirements.
At DOCS Urgent Care of Bethel, DOT physicals are always carried out by Board Certified, NRCME-certified practitioners. We make DOT physicals simple, no need to schedule an appointment walk-ins are always welcome. Our clinic take most health insurance plans.
QUALITY, AFFORDABLE CARE
DOCS URGENT CARE – BETHEL
6 Stony Hill Rd.
Bethel, CT 06801
WEEKDAYS : 8AM-8PM
WEEKENDS : 8AM-4PM
What to Know About DOT Physicals
What is a DOT (department of transportation) Physical?
What do i need to bring to the DOT Physical?
- Brain injuries
- Hearing loss
- Diabetes (insulin dependency)
- Impaired Vision
- Missing Limbs
- Chronic Pain
- High Blood Pressure
- Able to recognize colors (red, green, yellow)
- History of alcoholism or drug use
- Heart attack or heart disease
- Kidney disease
What is included in a DOT physical?
You need at least 20/40 in both eyes and to be able to distinguish various colors. (With or without prescription lenses)
With or without hearing aids, a driver must be able to to hear a “forced whisper” at less than five feet away.
Blood Pressure/Pule Rate
One of our clinicians will check the driver’s blood pressure and pulse to check for any irregularities.
A urinalysis identifies any underlying medical conditions such as diabetes.
In the physical examination you will be tested for:
- General appearance (weight, tremors, drug/alcohol problems)
- Mouth & Throat (breathing and swallowing)
- Lungs & Chest (breathing)
- Abdomen & Organs (unusual masses, hernias, weakness)
- Vascular System (weak pulse, blood flow, varicose veins)
- Limbs (Loss or damage, weakness)
- Skeletal (limitation, tenderness)
- Neurological (balance, reflexes, speech)
- Hepatitis A (Hep A)
- Hepatitis B (Hep B)
- Polio/ Tetanus/ Typhoid
- Influenza (Flu)
What if i need to update my vaccinations?
- Hepatitis A (Adult)
- Hepatitis A (Pediatric)
- Hepatitis B (Adult)
- Hepatitis B (Pediatric)
- Zostavax (Shingles)
- Polio (IPV)
- Rabies Vaccination
- Tetanus Diphtheria (TD)
- Tetanus Diphtheria
- Pertussis (TDAP)
- Twinrix (Hep A & B Combination)
- Yellow Fever