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HealthForce at Area UPMC Hospitals Offer Additional Services
ALTOONA, Pa., March 6, 2017 — HealthForce at UPMC Altoona at Station Medical Center and at UPMC Bedford Memorial now provide same-day, walk-in service for on-the-job injuries, DOT physicals and respiratory fit testing for those who are licensed to work with pesticides.
HealthForce helps businesses and industries perform pre-hiring physicals for potential employees and helps employers meet diverse, specialized industry licensing and regulatory needs for employees. For example, HealthForce offers CDL physicals on a walk-in basis and at a competitive cost.
“We are now able to take walk-ins for DOT physicals and work-related injuries,” said Nancy Pyle, director of HealthForce at UPMC Altoona and UPMC Bedford Memorial.
Hours at HealthForce at UPMC Altoona in the Station Medical Center, are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For details, call 814-889-4244.
At UPMC Bedford Memorial in the Specialty Service office, Everett, the hours are Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Everett location also offers appointments other days of the week.
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