Healthcare for Students in Waterbury, CT

The physicians here at DOCS Urgent Care of Waterbury have been rendering the highest quality care and treatment for years to student patients in need.  We take pride in providing personalized treatment plans that meet with their individual needs and in offering students convenient medical hours at our walk-in clinic.       

Students can choose to take advantage of our walk-in services or if they prefer, can call ahead and schedule an appointment.  DOCS Urgent Care of Waterbury provides affordable off-campus medical care and treatment plans to students and accepts most major insurances.   

Quality, Affordable Care


506 Frost Road
Waterbury, CT 06705

(203) 437-8368

(203) 805-4316


Our Healthcare Services for Students

At DOCS Urgent Care of Waterbury our dedicated staff is steadfast in providing students with affordable, high-quality treatment options for their personal medical needs.

Acute Illness or Injuries

We provide students in need with treatments for injuries and acute illnesses. Here at DOCS Urgent Care of Waterbury we want our student patients to enjoy the variety of benefits our clinic affords them including a friendly walk-in welcome policy, extended after hours and weekend hours as well.

Flu Shots

Our doctors are on hand to administer flu shots to students. Flu season can be a risk to everyone which is why we encourage anyone over the age of 6 to get a flu shot. Individuals suffering with chronic illnesses, however, may be at a higher risk of complications from the vaccinations that 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

Travelling abroad for many students is a lifetime adventure. However, if you come in contact with viruses or bacteria your travel plans are sure to be interrupted. The team here at DOCS Urgent Care of Waterbury is on hand to administer disease preventing travel immunization shots in advance of your travels abroad.

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 our student patients with confidential STD testing here at DOCS Urgent Care of Waterbury. Our doctors will administer testing to those students who have multiple sexual partners, are currently sexually active, or have had unprotected sex and are experiencing symptoms. STD testing includes collecting urine or blood samples, swabs (mouth, genitals, sores, discharge), and physical exams. All tests are completed quickly and, of course, confidentially, unless we need to send you to another physician for further evaluation. Students may opt for a private, confidential appointment or may choose to take advantage of our convenient walk-in services.

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

For students who are in search of affordable, high-quality medical care and treatment for all their medical needs, look to the dedicated team here at DOCS Urgent Care of Waterbury.  We offer patients personalized care and treatment options that are specific to their individual needs. Students can use our convenient walk-in services or can schedule their appointment in advance of their visit.  


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.