School Physicals in Waterbury, CT
Here at the Waterbury clinic of the DOCS Urgent Care our team of physicians and assistants provide school physicals and required vaccinations for children of all ages. We are on hand to provide ongoing medical care year-round for your children and to discuss with parents their child’s health and history at the time of their physical and any other concerns they may have.
QUALITY, AFFORDABLE CARE
DOCS URGENT CARE – WATERBURY (CHASE AVE)
279 Chase Ave
Waterbury, CT 06704
WEEKDAYS : 8AM-8PM
WEEKENDS : 8AM-5PM
What to expect DURING a school physical
A school physical performed here at the DOCS Urgent Care in Waterbury includes a number of tests and measurements such as vision and hearing tests, height and weight measurements and other vitals as well. Your doctor will discuss in detail your child’s medical history and advise parents on the importance of vaccines in light of the fact that there are many germs, bacteria and illnesses that are present in the school environment. At DOCS Urgent Care in Waterbury you can put your child’s school physicals and the administering of their vaccines into the trusted hands of our professionals.
What should I bring to the physical?
When your child’s appointment comes up, be sure to bring with you their immunization records and a list of any medications they take. Also, don’t forget the school forms the doctor needs to fill out and sign. If a vaccination is required at the time of the physical, please be sure to reach out to us in advance to ensure that we have the vaccine available.
Included in your Child's Physical
Vision and hearing tests, height and weight measurements, blood pressure readings and a variety of other tests are performed at a school physical. Our doctors will also take time to talk with parents about their child’s health and medical history and any other topics involving your child’s growth. At the DOCS Urgent Care in Waterbury the services we provide include: 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 Waterbury
We have a full roster of immunizations and vaccinations we provide here at the DOCS Urgent Care in Waterbury. 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 Waterbury
Now that school is opening, take time out to bring your children to our trusted clinic here at the DOCS Urgent Care in Waterbury for their annual school physicals and any necessary immunization shots. We offer patients simple walk in services or you can call ahead and schedule your child’s appointment.