Pre-Employment Physicals in New Milford, CT

DOCS Urgent Care in New Milford can provide Pre-Employment physical examinations for your specific needs. Pre-employment testing allows the employer to better assess the capabilities and health of new employees. These tests allows the affiliated business to understand the general health of the personnel they are hiring. A physical exam will let the business know if the individual is fit to work, and is able to perform his or her given duties.

Headed by board-certified providers, DOCS Urgent Care in New Milford is proud to provide affordable, quality care. At our walk-in clinic, we accept all insurances.



141A Danbury Rd
New Milford, CT 06776



SAT: & Sun  8AM-4PM

Why is the Pre-Employment Physical Examination Necessary?

Pre-employment physicals make it possible for employers to see how an applicant’s health could potentially influence their employment. The tests given are chosen so that we can examine a patient and their general health and physical abilities.

Some medications can cause drowsiness, which could cause a dangerous problem if operating heavy machinery. This is why we provide various tests for certain medications so we can see the possible effects on the individual and their ability to perform at work. We also screen for mental disorders like depression, which could occur in occupations with a high stress environment. At our New Milford location, we offer drug tests. Drug testing is used to ensure that the workplace is 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

Drug Testing

Drug testing is important in order to ensure a safe workplace, without the rick of personal or public harm. Our drug screening methods include blood testing, urinalysis, hair testing and mouth swabs. At DOCS Urgent Care in New Milford, we provide various tests for various employees based upon the time frame and effectiveness desired by the businesses in this area. /span>

Physical Abilities Test

A physical abilities test (PAT) is given to aid in matching the potential physical expectations of the role and is a comprehensive test. By testing grip and pull strength, monitoring general strength and ability to carry objects, we can quickly identify the physical ability of your candidate as well as other physical tests.


DOCS Urgent Care in New Milford provides comprehensive drug testing for Hepatitis B, Influenza, and Varicella, as well as others. Testing for immunizations is important to ensure the protection of the general health of your employees.

How Often Do I Need to Test My Employees?

The DOT Physical Exam must be performed every 2 years for individuals who hold a commercial driver’s license. Pre-employment testing is done prior to employment.

DOCS Urgent Care in New Milford is proud to provide businesses in the area with pre-employment physicals for your candidates. We have board-certified physicians who have the skills to give your employees comprehensive testing and examinations. We offer extended hours on nights and weekends in order to provide you with unique care to fit your business and employees. Appointments are never required, and we accept walk-ins.

Care When You Need It in New Milford

For final candidates of a job, pre-employment physicals are required. The physical will ensure that the candidate is capable of the physical duties involved in the job they are going for, with a minimal risk of injury or illness. We provide reasonable services with expert care for our patients. DOCS Urgent Care – New Milford, is part of the larger DOCS Urgent Care network.


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