Healthcare for Students in Waterbury, CT

For years the staff and physicians here at DOCS Urgent Care of Waterbury have been providing student patients with only the highest quality care and treatment options. Our doctors take a great deal of pride in providing personalized treatment plans that meet with students’ individual needs and in offering students convenient medical hours at our walk-in clinic.       

Students may find it convenient to use our walk-in services or, if they prefer, can schedule an appointment in advance of their visit.  DOCS Urgent Care of Waterbury offers student patients affordable off-campus medical care and treatment and accepts most major insurances.   

Quality, Affordable Care


279 Chase Ave
Waterbury, CT 06704

(203) 528-4993

(203) 528-4116


Our Healthcare Services for Students

At DOCS Urgent Care of Waterbury students are sure to feel comfortable in our friendly surroundings and find it easy to engage in open communication with all our staff members.

Acute Illness or Injuries

Our doctors are experienced and skilled in all types of medical issues including acute illnesses and injuries. Here at DOCS Urgent Care of Waterbury student patients find it easy to enjoy the variety of benefits our clinic affords them which includes a friendly walk-in welcome policy, extended after hours and weekend hours all of which contribute to the personalized care they need.

Flu Shots

Flu season is here and the team here at DOCS Urgent Care of Waterbury highly recommends that anyone over the age of 6 have a flu shot. However, we do want to mention that individuals suffering with chronic illnesses may be at a higher risk of complications from the vaccinations. Flu vaccinations provide your body with the various antibodies needed to fight off a variety of strains including Influenza a (H1N1) virus, Influenza A (H3H2) virus, and Influenza B virus.

Travel Immunizations

If you are planning on traveling abroad, then be sure to reach out to the physicians here at DOCS Urgent Care of Waterbury for all your disease preventing travel immunization shots.

Common Travel Vaccinations Include

  • Yellow Fever
  • Meningitis (Meningococcal)
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Japanese Encephalitis
  • Typhoid
  • Rabies
  • Polio
  • Hepatitis A (HEP A)
  • Hepatitis B (HEP B)
  • Hepatitis B Combination

STD Testing

We also provide students with necessary school physicals and sports physicals. At your visit with one of our doctors, we will collect information about your family history in order to determine if additional testing is required. Routine physical exams include checking your vitals, hearing, vision and any other testing needed for sports activities.

STD Testing is available for:

  • Chlamydia
  • Syphilis
  • Gonorrhea
  • Hepatitis C
  • HPV
  • Herpes

School & Sports Physicals

For school and sports physicals, students can rely on the physicians here at DOCS Urgent Care of Waterbury. We provide school physicals and sports physicals after gathering family history during your visit to determine if additional testing is required. The standard physical exam includes checking your vitals, hearing, vision and any other testing needed to meet the requirements of any particular sport.

Student Healthcare Services in Waterbury
When You Need Them

Here at DOCS Urgent Care of Waterbury our highly skilled and experienced team of doctors provide affordable, high-quality medical care and treatment to student patients in need.  We offer personalized care and treatment options for all our students and are on hand to answer any questions they may have. Students can use our convenient walk-in services or if they prefer, can call and schedule an appointment with our staff. 


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.