Pre-Employment Physical Examinations in Hamden, CT

For the new Hamden employees, when we assess their health and capabilities, DOCS Urgent Care is here to provide Pre-Employment physical exam services. Affiliated businesses, through this testing, will be able to better understand the health of the personnel they plan to hire. They will be able to make sure, due to the results of these exams, that each Hamden individual is healthy enough to perform their required tasks.

By ensuring the highest quality care, and being headed by a board-certified provider, for affordable prices, our Hamden walk-in clinic is able to accept most insurances.



1700 Dixwell Ave.
Hamden, CT 06514

PHONE: (475) 238-7972
FAX: (475) 238-8609


Why is the Pre-Employment Physical Examination Necessary?

In order to see how each Hamden applicant’s health will influence their employment, within our Hamden’s urgent care, each are given a physical examination. The purpose of these tests are to examine each of our Hamden patients due to the specifics in which they’re designed. Along with this the tests will also test their physical health and abilities.

Hamden individuals will always be tested for various medications, this allows us to assess how the medications may affect their work performance. Drowsiness, however, may occur for some due to some of the medications. So employees operating heavy machinery should take note of this fact. Along with this, in the case that a Hamden 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. One of the examinations that we provide at our Hamden clinic is drug testing. It is crucial for us to keep the workplace safe always.

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


The risk, in the case of drug use in specific roles, for personal and public harm can increase. Blood testing, urinalysis, hair testing and mouth swabs; are among a few of the methods that our innovative drug screening tests will provide. Depending upon the time frame and effectiveness is how we set up the various testing; along with this we take into account the desires of our various employers in the Hamden, CT area.


In this case, comprehensive testings can help. These will allow us to match potential Hamden employees to the physical expectations of each role. Multiple tests of grip and pull strength will occur in these exams in order to monitor patients general strength and their ability to carry objects.


To protect the general health of each of your Hamden employees, our Hamden Clinic will offer the most up to date immunizations to ensure this. Hepatitis B, Influenza and Varicella; are, not limited to, but some of the immunizations we offer.

How Often Do I Need to Test My Employees?

Every 2 years, the DOT Physical Exam, for Hamden individuals who hold a commercial driver’s license should be performed. Testing should always be done prior to employment.

On behalf of your company, for all of your Hamden employees, DOCS Urgent Care in Hamden, CT can perform pre-employment physicals. From this they will be seen by a board-certified physician conducting a comprehensive customized, comprehensive examination. They will be based upon the specific needs of your business and employees. Along with this, to help with convenience for your Hamden candidates, we offer extended night and weekend hours to help. Walk-ins will always be accepted and it is important to remember that an appointment is never required.

Care When You Need It in Hamden

As part of the larger DOCS Urgent Care network, DOCS Urgent Care – Hamden is a network of professional Urgent Care Clinics here to help. In the end, our goal is to give superior care to our Hamden patients while providing reasonable services.


During this surge in COVID-19 cases, our primary focus is meeting the high demand for tests, and we are seeing higher than usual wait times. This means we are unable to answer most phone calls. Please know that our teams are working very hard during this time to care for as many patients as safely as possible. Please click the button below for answers to common questions. We appreciate your understanding.