School Physicals in West Hartford, CT
DOCS Urgent Care in West Hartford provides school-aged children with affordable, quick, no appointment school physicals that are required at the start of every school year. Wellness checkups not only help to address vision, hearing and other health problems, but are also essential for evaluating your child’s overall development.
Our dedicated staff of professionals are on hand to administer your child’s physical exam and to fill out all necessary school forms for their upcoming school year. In addition, we provide your children with any needed immunizations and vaccines depending upon their age
QUALITY, AFFORDABLE CARE
DOCS URGENT CARE – West Hartford
983 New Britain Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06110
WEEKDAYS : 10AM-6PM
WEEKENDS : 9AM-1PM
What to expect DURING the School physical
Schools are a playground for germs, illnesses, and bacteria. Children are exposed to an array of harmful illnesses when in the classroom. Our West Hartford physicians can address any existing medical issues, ailments or illnesses your child may be suffering from in advance of their school year, and throughout the year as well. Be sure to schedule your child’s school physicals to allow for proper management of your child’s health before, during, and after school attendance and to help your child perform better mentally and physically throughout the year.
What should I bring to the physical?
When you arrive for your child’s school physical be sure to have in hand your child’s immunization records, a list of any medications they take, as well as any forms that require the doctor to fill out and sign. We also recommend that you call in advance of your appointment to ensure that we have any specific vaccines that your child may need.
Included in your Child’s Physical
At the time of their child’s school physical, parents are able to speak to a physician about their child’s health and overall development in detail. Here at DOCS, we include all of the following in our school physicals:
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
DOCS Urgent Care of West Hartford administers school physicals for children of all ages. Recognized as an industry leader in comprehensive medical care, our team of dedicated professionals takes tremendous pride in the year-round medical care and treatment we provide all our students in the West Hartford area. We work closely with the schools and educational centers in ensuring proper physicals are performed and medical care rendered.
Vaccinations Offered in West Hartford
In addition to school physicals, our dedicated team of professionals here at DOCS Urgent Care of West Hartford also provides all required vaccinations depending upon the age of your child.
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 West Hartford
Receiving a yearly school physical is necessary to ensure the proper mental and physical health of your child. By assuring their health, you are putting them in a position to develop and learn at their highest capability while at school. As well, receiving a physical at our West Hartford location assures that your child is contributing to a healthy learning environment free of viruses, bacteria, and other germs. Contact us today to get your child a physical with one of our expert physicians.