Pre-Employment Physicals in East Haven, CT

In order to assess the health and capabilities of new East Haven employees, DOCS Urgent Care provides Pre-Employment physical exam services. From this testing, affiliated businesses are able to better understand the health of the personnel they plan to hire. And with the results, these physical exams make sure that each East Haven individual is healthy enough to perform their required tasks.

Headed by a board-certified provider, our East Haven walk-in clinic ensures the highest-quality care for affordable prices while accepting most insurances.



317 Foxon Road
East Haven, CT 06513

(475) 441-7809


Why is the Pre-Employment Physical Necessary?

In our East Haven urgent care, the physical examinations allow employers to see how each East Haven applicant’s health will influence their employment. And in order to examine each of our East Haven patients, these tests are specifically designed to test not only this but their physical abilities and health.

To see how these medications may affect their performance at work, East Haven individuals are tested for various medications. For employees operating heavy machinery, it is important to note that several medications may cause drowsiness. If an East Haven applicant has a high stress occupation, some of these require screenings to ensure that mental disorders such as depression aren’t present in these applicants. An examination that we provide in our East Haven clinic is drug testing and it is crucial for keeping the workplace safe.

Our Pre-Employment Physicals Include

When preparing for your D.O.T. Physical in our East Haven, CT office, bring a valid driver’s license, any prescription glasses or contact lenses, hearing aids if needed, a prescription list, and medical history. Drivers are expected to list if they’ve experienced any of the following:

  • Drug Testing
  • Body Physical
  • Fit for Duty Exams
  • Immunizations
  • DOT Physicals
  • Flu Clinic
  • Wellness Exams
  • Lab Testing
  • Physical Abilities Test (PATs)
  • Complete Review of Medical History
  • Pulmonary & Respiratory Function Tests
  • Vision & Hearing Function Tests
  • Strength Tests
  • Medical Documentation 
Drug Testing

To pass the vision, you need at least 20/40 in both eyes and able to determine colors. (With or without corrective lenses) The risk for personal and public harm can increase due to drug use in certain roles. Blood testing, urinalysis, hair testing and mouth swabs are a few methods that our innovative drug screening provides. From our various employers in the East Haven, CT area and what they desire are how we set up the various tests dependent upon the time frame and effectiveness.

Physical Abilities TEst (PAT)

In order to match potential East Haven employees to the physical expectations of each role, comprehensive testing can help in this case. These exams include: multiple tests (grip and pull strength included) in order to monitor patients general strength and ability to carry objects.


In order to help protect the general health of all your East Haven employees, our East Haven Clinic offers the most up to date immunizations. These immunizations are not limited to, but include: Hepatitis B, Influenza and Varicella.

How Often Do I Need to Test My Employees?

Prior to employment, testing is done. For East Haven individuals who hold a commercial driver’s license, the DOT Physical Exam has to be performed every 2 years.

On behalf of your company, DOCS Urgent Care in East Haven, CT can perform pre-employment physicals. For your East Haven employees, they will be seen by a board-certified physician. They will conduct a comprehensive examination which will be customized to fit the specific needs of your business and employees. To help with convenience for your East Haven candidates, we offer extended night and weekend hours to help. An appointment is never required and walk-ins are always accepted.

As part of the larger DOCS Urgent Care network, DOCS Urgent Care – East Haven is a network of professional Urgent Care clinics run by board-certified physicians. In the end, all we want is to give superior care to our East Haven patients while providing reasonable services.

Care When You Need It in East Haven

DOCS Urgent Care of East Haven is part of the larger DOCS Urgent Care network. A network of professional Urgent Care clinics run by board-certified health care providers. Our goal is to give the highest quality care to our patients while providing affordable care.

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