School Physicals in Stratford, CT
Well school is about to begin so be sure to bring your children down to our DOCS Urgent Care here in Stratford for their school physicals and required vaccinations. Our team of physicians and assistants are on hand to provide school physicals, all the medical care they need, proper vaccinations depending upon their age, and fill out and sign all necessary school forms. Parents are encouraged to discuss with the doctor any concerns they have about their child’s health or development at the time of their appointment.
QUALITY, AFFORDABLE CARE
DOCS URGENT CARE – STRATFORD
200 E Main Street (Dock Plaza – Railside)
Stratford, CT 06614
WEEKDAYS : 9AM-6PM
WEEKENDS : 9AM-1PM
What to expect DURING the physical
Your child’s school physical will include a series of tests and measurements such as vision and hearing tests, height and weight measurements and other vitals as well. Doctors discuss your child’s growth and development and ensure that parents understand the many germs, bacteria and illnesses that are present in the school environment warranting proper vaccines at proper times. At DOCS Urgent Care in Stratford we handle it all from school physicals and vaccines to typical medical care and treatment all year-round.
What should I bring to the physical?
Bring your child’s immunization records and a list of any medications they take to your appointment along with any school forms the doctor needs to fill out and sign at the time of the physical. If it is time for your child to have a specific vaccination during their school physical, we ask that you please call us ahead of time to ensure that we have the vaccine available.
Included in your child's physical
There are a number of tests, readings and measurements that are performed at your child’s school physical. Vision and hearing tests, height and weight measurements, blood pressure readings and a series of other vitals are included. Physicians also take time to discuss your child’s health and development with you and are on hand to discuss any other concerns you may have. At the DOCS Urgent Care in Stratford there are a number of services we provide 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 Stratford
We also provide needed vaccinations here at DOCS Urgent Care of Bethel that are dependent upon your child’s age. 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 Stratford
School is about to begin so be sure to bring your children to our trusted clinic here at the DOCS Urgent Care in Stratford for their school physicals and vaccinations. We offer walk in services or, if you prefer, you can call ahead and schedule your appointment.