The AFC Urgent Care Southcenter’s occupational medicine program is an integrated, comprehensive source for health services used by all types of businesses and of all sizes. If your employees aren’t well, business suffers. If business suffers, your bottom line suffers. As a business leader, you’ve got enough to worry about. You need an occupational health program that delivers. That program is AFC Urgent Care Southcenter.
Occupational Health and Workers’ Compensation
Because prompt, accurate communication is a key building block to effective occupational health services, we’ve designed programs that promote streamlined record keeping, enable a quick return to work, and keep you fully aware of your employee’s health status.
We perform both the Snellen and the Ishihara Vision Tests. The Snellen is used to assess someone’s visual acuity (e.g. 20/20, 20/40, etc.) while the Ishihara tests for color blindness.
Hearing impairment is a common problem in elderly people, affecting almost 40% of people over the age of 60 and 90% over the age of 80. If not detected and treated, it can have an appreciable impact on the social and emotional functioning of the individual. The Whisper Test is a simple and accurate method of detecting hearing impairment. Let AFC Urgent Care Southcenter assist you to determined and insure proper hearing levels for your employees.
Tuberculosis Skin Test (PPD)
AFC Urgent Care Southcenter can perform the Tuberculin / PPD test to determine if someone has been exposed to bacterium that causes TB (tuberculosis). We can also take a chest x-ray right in in our urgent care clinic if an employee has a positive tuberculin test result to further assess whether there are active signs of Tuberculosis.
If your company wishes to ensure new employees can lift the required minimum weight or are simply fit for duty, AFC Urgent Care Southcenter can help. Our medical staff perform lift tests that can meet the requirements of companies both large and small.
A biometric screening is an important component of a comprehensive health and wellness program. For employers, biometric screenings provide important baseline data to shape the direction of their corporate wellness program. For employees, these screenings provide information on current and potential medical issues. Combined with a Health Risk Assessment, employees have reliable information about their risk for chronic preventable diseases such as hypertension, diabetes and heart disease, and lead to disease prevention and improved health.
Appointments are never necessary. Once we set up your account, any of your employees can simply walk in during our convenient 8am – 8pm, 7 days a week, 362 days a year.
To inquire about how we might be able to assist you with your occupational health needs and set up an occupational account, please contact Glen @ (425) 291-3300 or email GFauntleroy@DoctorsExpress.com.