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Occupational Medicine includes tests of all kinds, vaccinations and much more. Norwood, East Tremont, Morris Heights, Parkchester in Bronx, NY and Brooklyn, NY area residents can rely on Essen Urgent Care for all their medical needs.

Occupational Medicine Q & A

What Type of Testing is Available?

Many types of testing are available at Essen Urgent Care, including laboratory testing, diagnostic testing, drug screenings, screenings for upper respiratory disorders, STD screenings, hearing tests, vision tests, and most other necessary tests that are needed by urgent care patients. Testing is done on site for patient convenience.

What Types of Vaccinations Are Available?

All types of vaccinations are available for children and adults. Vaccinations include Tetanus, Hepatitis B, and MMR. For people who plan to travel to a foreign country soon, the doctors and staff at Essen Urgent Care can work with them to determine which vaccinations are needed before travel to that specific area.

What Should Happen After a Workplace Injury?

A workplace injury needs to be evaluated by medical professionals immediately. As soon as an on the job injury occurs, it should be reported to the supervisor in charge. After that, the patient should proceed to Essen Urgent Care to be evaluated by the doctor on duty. Workplace injury evaluation will include any necessary tests and x-rays as well as immediate treatments required. The team at Essen Urgent Care frequently works with workers comp patients and is happy to coordinate with the insurance company regarding payment for treatment on covered injuries. Essen Urgent Care also works with patients after recovery to help them prevent a similar injury from occurring in the future.

How Long Does it Take to Get Test Results?

Test results are usually very prompt since many tests on done on site at Essen Urgent Care. In some cases, tests will need further analysis before results are available. In these situations, the staff will contact the patient as soon as the results are in. Having testing facilities on site allows Essen Urgent Care to offer faster and more convenient care for all of its Bronx and Brooklyn area patients.