Pre-Employment Physical Examinations in Fairfield, CT

When assessing the health and capabilities of new Fairfield employees, DOCS Urgent Care is there to provide Pre-Employment physical exam services. Through this testing, affiliated businesses will be able to better understand the health of the personnel they plan to hire. From the results of these physical exams, they will be able to make sure that each Fairfield individual is healthy enough to perform their required tasks.

Our Fairfield walk-in clinic, as headed by a board-certified provider, ensures the highest-quality care with affordable prices, accepting most insurances.



525 Tunxis Hill Cut Off
Fairfield, CT 06825



Why is the Pre-Employment Physical Examination Necessary?

The physical examinations, within our Fairfield urgent care, allows for employers to see how each Fairfield applicant’s health will influence their employment. These tests are specifically designed in order to examine each of our Fairfield patients. They will also test their physical abilities and health.

In order to assess how they medications may affect their work performance, Fairfield individuals are tested for various medications. It is important to note, for employees operating heavy machinery, several medications may cause drowsiness. And in the case that a Fairfield applicant has a high stress occupation, some of these may require screenings to ensure that mental disorders, such as depression, are not present in these applicants. Drug testing is one of the examinations that we provide at our Fairfield clinic and it is crucial for keeping the workplace safe.

Our Pre-Employment Physicals Include

  • Drug Testing
  • Pre-employment 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


Due to drug use in specific roles, the risk for personal and public harm can increase. A few methods that our innovative drug screening provides are: blood testing, urinalysis, hair testing and mouth swabs. How we set up the various tests are dependent upon the time frame and effectiveness, along with what our various employers in the Fairfield, CT area desire.


Comprehensive testings, in order to match potential Fairfield employees to the physical expectations of each role, can help in this case. These exams will include multiple tests of grip and pull strength, in order to monitor patients general strength and their ability to carry objects.


Our Fairfield Clinic will offer the most up to date immunizations in order to help protect the general health of each of your Fairfield employees. Some of these immunizations although not limited to, but include: Hepatitis B, Influenza and Varicella.

How Often Do I Need to Test My Employees?

Testing should be done prior to employment. The DOT Physical Exam, for Fairfield individuals who hold a commercial driver’s license, has to be performed every 2 years.

DOCS Urgent Care in Fairfield, CT can perform pre-employment physicals, on behalf of your company, for all of your Fairfield employees. This means that they will be seen by a board-certified physician who will conduct a comprehensive examination that will be customized to fit the specific needs of your business and employees. In order to help with convenience for your Fairfield candidates, we also offer extended night and weekend hours to help. Remember that an appointment is never required and walk-ins will always be accepted.

Care When You Need It in Fairfield

DOCS Urgent Care – Fairfield is a network of professional Urgent Care clinics, as part of the larger DOCS Urgent Care network, that is run by board-certified physicians. All we want, in the end, is to give superior care to our Fairfield patients while providing reasonable services.


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