Pre-Employment Physical Examinations in West Hartford, CT

DOCS Urgent Care of West Hartford provides Pre-Employment physical exam services to assess the health and capabilities of new employees. We provide this testing to help our local businesses determine the health and well being of their prospective employees. Our clinic is headed by a board-certified provider. The West Hartford walk-in clinic ensures the highest-quality care for affordable prices, and accepts most insurances.


DOCS URGENT CARE – West Hartford

983 New Britain Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06110




Why is the Pre-Employment Physical Examination Necessary?

Pre-employment physicals are important for employers to determine the health of their prospective employees, and see how their health will impact their work. individuals are tested for various medications to see how these medications may affect their performance at work. High stress occupations require some screenings to ensure that mental disorders such as depression aren’t present in applicants. Drug testing is also an option that we provide in our West Hartford clinic. This examination is crucial for keeping the workplace safe.

Our Pre-Employment Physicals Include:

  • Drug Testing
  • Pre-employment physical
  • Fit for duty Exams
  • Immunizations
  • DOT Physicals
  • Flu Clinic
  • Wellness Exams
  • Lab Testing
  • Physical Abilities Test (PATs)
  • Complete review of medical history
  • Pulmonary & respiratory function tests
  • Vision & hearing function tests
  • Strength tests
  • Medical documentation

Drug Testing

Drug use in certain roles can increase the risk for personal and public harm. Our innovative drug screening methods include blood testing, urinalysis, hair testing and mouth swabs. Methods will depend on the company type and needs.

Physical Abilities Test (PAT)

Comprehensive testing can help match potential employees to the physical expectations of each role. Testing various physical abilities will be conducted alongside our expert physicians.


Our West Hartford Clinic offers the most up to date immunizations in order to help protect the general health of all your employees. Immunizations include, but are not limited to, Hepatitis B, Influenza, and Varicella.

How Often Do I Need to Test My Employees?

Testing is generally done prior to employment, although for individuals who hold a commercial driver’s license the DOT Physical Exam must be performed every 2 years.

DOCS Urgent Care in West Hartford, CT can perform pre-employment physicals on behalf of your company. Your employees will be seen by a board-certified physician who will conduct a comprehensive examination, customized to fit the specific needs of your business and employees. We offer extended night and weekend hours to help with convenience for your candidates. Walk-ins are always accepted and there is never an appointment required.

Care When You Need It in West Hartford

DOCS Urgent Care – West Hartford, is part of the larger DOCS Urgent Care network. A network of professional Urgent Care clinics run by board-certified physicians. Our goal is to give superior care to our patients while providing reasonable services.


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.