Workforce Wellness

601-703-4415
Located next to Rush Foundation Hospital ER

The goal of Work Force Wellness is to return ill and injured workers to their regular duties as safely, quickly, and efficiently as possible.


Rush Work Force Wellness provides area industries and businesses with wellness and educational programs to assist employees in adopting healthier lifestyles, adopting safer work habits and controlling health risks at the work-site. The program also teaches employers how to control or reduce workers' compensation costs and evaluate an applicant's physical and mental condition relating to specific job qualifications.

Rush Workforce Wellness Clinic is a full-scale health clinic that provides a variety of special services customized to meet your healthcare needs both as a business and as a patient.

Clinic Services:

  • Physicals (including DOT* and Executive Physicals)
  • Audiograms
  • Pulmonary Function Training
  • Fit Testing
  • Drug Screens (including Blood Alcohol Testing)Urgent Care and Minor Emergencies
  • Private Patients with Appointments
  • On-Site Provider Arrangements

On Site Services at Your Place of Business:
Work Force Wellness can provide your business with on-site services such as:

  • Blood Pressure Screenings
  • Diabetes Screenings
  • Vision Screenings
  • Cholesterol Screenings
  • Nutrition Screenings/Education
  • Flu Vaccinations
  • CPR and First-Aid Training
  • Drug and Substance Abuse Education
  • Back Injury Prevention
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Annual Physical Exams
  • Audiograms/Vision Acuity
  • Drug Screens/Breath Alcohol Testing
  • Hepatitis Vaccinations
  • Respiratory Fit Testing


When needed, Rush WorkFORce Wellness works collaboratively with medical specialists and the Rush Rehabilitation Department and the Rush Pain Treatment Center to provide you and your employees with high-quality, comprehensive care.


DOT Physical Information

Getting your DOT physical has never been easier. Time is precious. We don't want to waste yours. Here's what to expect from our clinicians during your DOT physical exam:


STEP 1:
Schedule your appointment or simply walk in to our Rush WorkFORce Wellness clinic. In either case, please review the list of following items to bring that may be helpful:

 
  • Glasses if vision requires a prescription
  • Last MER Card
  • List of medications with dosages and your prescriber's name and address
  • Yearly clearance letter from Cardiologist or for other chronic conditions may be required before clearance
  • C-PAP Usage Report if you have sleep apneaWorkforce Wellness
  • Hearing aid if used

STEP 2:
Get your physical. We will perform an examination, including:

  • Health history review
  • A thorough physical exam
  • A urine test

STEP 3:
We'll complete the Medical Examination Report for Commercial Driver Fitness Determination form and its supporting documentation, including DOT physical forms. You must pass all DOT physical requirements in order to be cleared for your CDL medical card. Find out more about important DOT physical regulations to be aware of.

Keep the following in mind before your DOT physical visit:

Insurance does not cover this exam - some employers may pay for this exam.