School Physicals in Orange, CT
With school ready to start, parents can reach out to the professionals here at DOCS Urgent Care in Orange to provide quality, affordable school physicals to students of all ages. Our physicians administer vaccinations and immunizations as well and are on hand to discuss your child’s health and overall development during their appointment. Our staff also fills out necessary school forms and applies doctors’ signatures as needed.
QUALITY, AFFORDABLE CARE
DOCS URGENT CARE – ORANGE
109 Boston Post Rd
Orange, CT 06477
WEEKDAYS : 8AM-8PM
WEEKENDS : 8AM-6PM
What to expect DURING a school physical
During your child’s physical, one of our experienced physicians will perform a thorough examination which includes, but is not limited to, vision, hearing, height, weight and other vitals. Parents are able to discuss their child’s overall health, development and growth with the doctor and are encouraged by our physicians to have annual school physicals in light of the many germs, bacteria and illnesses that are present in the school environment. At DOCS Urgent Care in Orange we not only provide school physicals but we are on hand to provide medical care and treatment to your children year-round.
What should I bring to the physical?
Be sure to bring along with you, your child’s immunization records and a list of any medications they take when arriving for your appointment. Be sure to bring any school forms the doctor needs to fill out and sign at the time of your child’s physical as well. If your child requires a specific vaccination at their physical, be sure to call us ahead of time to ensure that we have the vaccine available.
Included in your Child's Physical
Various tests, services and readings take place at your child’s physical including vision, hearing, blood pressure, height, weight and vitals to name a few. Doctors also take time to talk with the parents about their child’s overall health and any concerns they may have. At the DOCS Urgent Care in Orange we provide a number of services during a school physical including: Physical Examination Includes:
- Review of health history and immunization
- Perform physical examination
- Height / Weight
- Blood pressure and heart rate
- Checking of heart, lungs, abdomen, ears, nose, and throat
- Evaluate posture, joint, strength, and flexibility
- Vision testing
- Supply you with a summary of the exam and stamp any medical forms required
- Fall all applicable and related documents to specific institutions
Vaccinations Offered in Orange
We have a wide range of immunizations and vaccinations that we provide here at the DOCS Urgent Care in Orange. Some of the vaccinations we offer include:
- Hepatitis A (Pediatric)
- Hepatitis B (Pediatric)
- Japanese Encephalitis
- Zostavax (Shingles)
- Polio (IPV)
- Rabies Vaccination
- Tetanus Diphtheria (TD)
- Tetanus Diphtheria Pertussis (TDAP)
- Twinrix (Hep A & B Combination)
- Yellow Fever
The Care Your Child Needs, When They Need It in Orange
When it comes to school physicals and ongoing medical care and treatment for your children, you can always rely upon the professionals here at DOCS Urgent Care in Orange. Our team also administers vaccinations and immunizations to children, depending upon their age. Contact our team today to schedule your child’s annual school physical and vaccinations.