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Occupational Medicine and Wellness Services

Yale New Haven Health is working to keep your employees healthier. The Occupational Medicine and Wellness Services team offer employer groups a comprehensive range of services from traditional workplace injury care and case coordination to work-related physicals and disease management.

Our Team

Our team consists of board-certified physicians with specializations in occupational medicine, emergency medicine, internal medicine and family medicine; certified physician assistants, medical assistants, nurses, physical/occupational therapists and radiology technicians.

Our team specializes in providing physicals and screenings recommended for employer groups as well the treatment and care of work related injuries and illnesses. 

Continuum of Care

We provide a continuum of care for your employees. We will coordinate follow-up testing and sub-specialty physician services if needed to ensure that your employees receive expert medical care and are safely returned to work in a timely manner.

Services

  • Worker's Compensation
    • Injury care and management
    • Rehabilitation Services
    • Case coordination
  • Employment Physicals
    • Annual/Periodic
    • Coast Guard physicals
    • Diver medical certification exams (Bridgeport, Groton and Stamford only)
    • DOT*
    • Firefighter medical surveillance and wellness
    • Fitness for duty/Return-to-work
    • Law enforcement officers
    • OSHA surveillance and regulatory physicals
    • Pre-placement and post-offer
  • Drug and alcohol testing
  • Immunizations recommended for employer groups
  • Consultation services
  • Radiology and laboratory services
  • Worksite ergonomic evaluations

* Clinicians are FMCSA certified and listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners

Locations

After Hours Work-Related Injury Care 

If a work-related injury occurs after-hours, employees should be directed to the closest emergency department:  

Bridgeport HospitalGreenwich HospitalLawrence + Memorial HospitalPequot Health Center, Shoreline Medical CenterWesterly HospitalYNHH Saint Raphael Campus or YNHH York Street Campus.

Employees should return to Occupational Medicine and Wellness Services on the next business day to re-evaluate injury status.

Immunization Requirements for Students

Acceptable Records 

All students coming on-site to any YNHHS facility must have demonstrated immunity or vaccinations. Listed here are the acceptable records for vaccination (or immunity), and tuberculosis (TB) screening. This is a checklist of appropriate documentation required to be kept on file for each student by the appropriate representative at the school.

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)

  • Documentation of 2 doses of measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccinations or 
  • Positive titers/blood tests for MMR 

Varicella (Chickenpox)

  • Documentation of 2 doses of varicella vaccination or 
  • Positive titer (blood test for varicella) or 
  • Clinician documented verification of past chickenpox (varicella) or herpes zoster (shingles) 

Hepatitis B

  • Documentation of any and all vaccination doses (typically 3) with dates and titers (blood test) results for hepatitis B, unless this vaccine series is officially declined 

Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (Tdap)

  • Documentation of any adult or adolescent dose Tdap vaccine within the past 10 years 

Influenza

  • Documentation of the seasonal flu vaccine, applicable from October - March

COVID-19

  • Two doses of 2 dose series or a single dose of a single dose vaccination
  • First booster
  • This requirement will evolve over time

Tuberculosis (TB) Screening

  • Two TB negative skin tests 7 - 10 days apart within the past 12 months or
  • If documentation of a single negative TB skin test within the past 12 months, must have a second negative TB skin test before coming onsite or
  • A single TB blood test (i.e. Quantiferon, T-spot, or BAMT) within the past year

Note: If a student has had a previous positive TB skin test or positive tb blood test or chest X-ray report for a positive PPD or if they‘ve ever received treatment for active or latent tuberculosis, they must provide applicable documentation and clearance from a private physician that they are not currently infectious.

Contact Us

For Appointments and General Information 
 
203-789-3721
Fax
203-867-5455

For Questions About Company Specific Services 

Leslie Almeraris
203-605-9273

Deborah Hunter, RN
203-988-2551