Healthcare for Students in West Haven, CT
For a number of years the dedicated team of doctors and specialists here at DOCS Urgent Care of West Haven, has been offering our student patients personalized care and treatment options for all their medical needs. We take pride in providing high-quality medical attention and in offering the most convenient medical hours at our walk-in clinic.
Student patients can either make an appointment with our clinic or can use our convenient walk-in services. Here at DOCS Urgent Care of West Haven we provide affordable off-campus medical care and treatment plans to students that meet with their individual medical needs. Our clinic accepts most major insurances.
Our Healthcare Services for Students
Acute Illness or Injuries
In addition, we also provide students with care and treatment for injuries and acute illnesses. DOCS Urgent Care of West Haven offers students a variety of benefits to enjoy here at our clinic including a friendly walk-in welcome policy, extended after hours and weekend hours as well.
We also administer flu shots to students which are recommended to help ward off viruses directly linked to the flu. Flu vaccinations help 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. Those individuals over the age of 6 should have a flu shot keeping in mind that those afflicted with chronic illnesses may be at a higher risk for complications from the vaccinations.
Traveling abroad is meant to be an adventure and fun. To avoid being stricken with various viruses and bacteria that can spoil that fun, the team here at DOCS Urgent Care of West Haven is on hand to administer disease preventing travel immunization shots in advance of your travels.
Common Travel Vaccinations Include
- Yellow Fever
- Meningitis (Meningococcal)
- HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
- Japanese Encephalitis
- Hepatitis A (HEP A)
- Hepatitis B (HEP B)
- Hepatitis B Combination
At DOCS Urgent Care of West Haven, we administer confidential STD testing to those students who have multiple sexual partners, are currently sexually active, or have had unprotected sex and are experiencing symptoms. The testing includes taking urine or blood samples, swabs (mouth, genitals, sores, discharge), and physical exams with all testing completed quickly and, of course, confidentially, unless we need to send you to another physician for further evaluation. Students can schedule a private, confidential appointment for their testing or can take advantage of our convenient walk-in services.
STD Testing is available for:
- Hepatitis C
School & Sports Physicals
Physicians here at DOCS also provide school physicals and sports physicals for our student patients. We gather family history during your visit to determine if additional testing is required in addition to performing your routine physical exam. Routine exams include checking your vitals, hearing, vision and any other testing needed to meet the requirements of any particular sport.
Student Healthcare Services in West Haven
When You Need Them
If you are a student in need of affordable, high-quality medical care and treatment, then surely you have come to the right place. Here at DOCS Urgent Care of West Haven we provide students with all the personalized care and treatment they need. Student patients can walk right into our clinic for treatment or can schedule their appointment in advance of their visit.