School Physicals in Waterbury, CT
The dedicated team of doctors and assistants here at the Waterbury clinic of the DOCS Urgent Care stand ready to meet the needs of children of all ages. We provide school physicals, vaccinations, immunizations and ongoing medical treatment throughout the school year. Our doctors will discuss your child’s medical history at their appointment and any other growth or development issues you may want to discuss.
QUALITY, AFFORDABLE CARE
DOCS URGENT CARE – WATERBURY (FROST RD)
506 Frost Road
Waterbury, CT 06705
WEEKDAYS : 8AM-8PM
WEEKENDS : 8AM-5PM
What to expect DURING a school physical
At the time of your child’s school physical, doctors will perform a number of tests and measurements. Vision and hearing tests, height and weight measurements and other vitals are performed by the doctors here at the Waterbury clinic of the DOCS Urgent Care. We discuss the importance of vaccines and immunization shots with parents in light of the many germs, bacteria and illnesses that are present in the school environment. Here at DOCS Urgent Care in Waterbury you can always rely upon the care and concern our staff has for your children and for all our valued patients.
What should I bring to the physical?
We know how hectic this time of year can be but want to remind you to bring with you to your child’s appointment their immunization records, a list of any medications they take, and any school forms the doctor needs to fill out and sign. We also ask that you call ahead if your child is in need of a specific vaccine to ensure that we have it available at the time of their physical.
Included in your Child's Physical
A series of tests, measurements and readings will be performed at your child’s physical along with discussions about their overall health and their medical history. Our physicians are available to talk with parents about any other growth or development concerns they may have. Here at 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
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
Those school bells will soon be ringing so don’t delay. Bring your children to our trusted clinic here at the DOCS Urgent Care in Waterbury for their annual school physicals and immunization shots. You can simply walk right in or contact one of our staff members and schedule your child’s appointment.