About Company Care: Gainesville

When you are seeking Occupational Health Services for your company, experience counts, and our Occupational Health Services program is recognized as a leader in Industrial Medicine and Occupational Health. We have a history of providing comprehensive occupational health services to major employers, municipalities and small businesses in the corporate community. Whether you have 5 or 500 employees, we can design a program to meet your company’s needs. Company Care is dedicated to helping you build a healthier workforce and business.

In 2012, Company Care added an Employee Wellness Program to our list of services in order to control rising healthcare costs, improve employee productivity, improve employee morale and reduce absenteeism and turnover. The H2U Works program is currently only available at the Gainesville location.


Physicals

NFR Company Care offers a variety of physical examinations ranging from DOT physicals to lifting evaluations. Please see the list below and call us at (352) 519-5430 to make your appointment.

  • DOT physicals
  • Respirator physicals
  • Lifting evaluations/physical abilities tests
  • Basic physical
  • Fit-for-duty physical
  • School physical
  • Sports physical
  • Custom physicals

Please note appointments are required for all physical examinations.

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Drug Screens

One of the most popular services we provide at NFR Company Care is drug screenings. Our experienced staff is trained and certified to perform a variety of drug tests including:

  • Urine Drug Screens
  • Hair Follicle Drug Tests
  • Oral Fluid Drug Tests

The most common form of drug testing requested by our clients is urine drug screens. At Company Care, we offer multiple types of urine drug screens including:

  • Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • Non-DOT (Forensic)
  • Florida Drug Free Workplace

For your convenience, we also provide Medical Review Officer (MRO) services and on-site drug testing. To further accommodate our clients, Company Care utilizes eScreen, FormFox and we are a Quest Diagnostics Preferred Collection Site.

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Alcohol Testing

Individuals and companies may need alcohol testing due to company guidelines, Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations or court ordered mandates for substance abuse programs. Whatever the reason, Company Care offers multiple options for alcohol screenings:

  • Breath Alcohol Testing (DOT and Non-DOT)
  • Blood Alcohol Testing
  • EtG Hair Alcohol Testing

The most prevalent and cost effective alcohol testing method is the breath alcohol test (BAT). At Company Care, we offer DOT and Non-DOT evidential breath testing that is admissible in court.

Many companies are required to complete random DOT breath alcohol testing. To make random testing fast and convenient for our clients, Company Care offers on-site breath alcohol testing.

No appointment is necessary for alcohol testing.

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Immunizations

Whether you need immunizations because you’re going on a trip, starting a new job or going back to school, NFR Company Care can help. See our immunization list below and walk-in any time Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. to get the vaccinations you need.

  • Varicella (Chickenpox)
  • MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis A
  • Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis)
  • Td (Tetanus and Diphtheria)
  • Meningococcal ACWY
  • Influenza (Based on availability. Offered during flu season only. )
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PFT/Spirometry

Spirometry is a kind of pulmonary function test (PFT) that shows how well a person can move air in and out of their lungs. Many industries where workers can possibly be exposed to lung hazards require regular spirometry testing.

NFR Company Care is proud to offer NIOSH/OSHA certified spirometry testing as well as respirator physicals and respirator mask fit testing.

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Tuberculosis Testing

Tuberculosis (TB) testing is often needed for jobs in the healthcare industry, for people who are teaching or for students who are starting college.

Tuberculosis (TB) testing is often needed for employment or for school. There are two types of TB tests; skin test and blood test. We provide both of them at NFR Company Care.

The most accurate way to test for TB is through a blood test. For this test, a healthcare professional will draw the patient’s blood and send it out to a lab for analysis. NFR Company Care utilizes T-SPOT for all of our TB blood tests.

An alternate and more economical way to test for TB is by administering a tuberculin skin test (TST). This test is also called a PPD because during the test, purified protein derivative (PPD) is injected into the top layer of the patient’s skin. In 48-72 hours the patient must return to the clinic for a “PPD read” when healthcare professional assesses the site of the injection and delivers results.

At NFR Company Care, you don’t need an appointment for TB testing but please note that PPDs cannot be placed on Thursdays.

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Respirator Fit Test/N95 Mask Fit Test

A respirator fit test analyzes the seal between a respirator/mask and your face. OSHA requires fit tests to be done annually for workers who encounter possible respiratory hazards in the workplace.

At NFR Company Care, we do qualitative fit testing to determine if your mask creates a seal or if there is leakage into your respirator/mask. Fit testing takes about fifteen to twenty minutes and you must bring your own mask. You are required to be tested using the exact same make, model, style, and size respirator/mask that you will be using at work.

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Audiograms

To qualify for certain jobs, you need a pre-employment hearing test. Other professions are required by OSHA to have periodic audiometric testing due to workplace noise exposures.

At NFR Company Care we can assist your business with your occupational audiology needs. We have a sound booth onsite and can perform audiograms that meet OSHA standards. Additionally, our staff is CAOHC certified in conducting hearing testing and implementing or supervising hearing conservation programs.

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Mammogram Parties

In an effort to be more proactive instead of reactive regarding employee health, NFR Company Care has started offering Mammogram Parties to companies with large female based employee populations.

A Mammogram Party is when a group of women get together to have their yearly mammograms at the same time. Having this support makes it less stressful, and more likely women will get their yearly screenings.

The Mammogram Parties have fun themes like “Hollywood” or “Spa Day,” with festive decorations and theme related activities. Light refreshments are served and there is a guest speaker. As the party goes along, each person will be pulled back for their mammogram. When they are finished, they can rejoin the party.

If you would like more information about Mammogram Parties, please contact us at (352) 519-5427.

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Ergonomic Assessments

In recent years, companies have begun taking better care of their employees. They realize that wellness initiatives help reduce workers’ compensation and time away from work while also increasing employee engagement. Ergonomic assessments are one way businesses have started trying to make the work place safer and more comfortable for their employees.

Ergonomic assessments involve evaluating an employee’s work space to identify areas susceptible to injury. After the assessment, we provide education and recommendations based on our assessment. The overall goal is matching the person with their equipment, work process and environment in a way that prevents musculoskeletal disorders, minimizes stress on the body and promotes efficiency.

If you are interested in learning more about the benefits ergonomic assessments, please contact us at (352) 519-5427.

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Supplemental Screenings

In addition to the other services provided at NFR Company Care, we can also offer numerous supplemental screenings such as the services listed below.

Vision Screenings

  • Snellen
  • Titmus
    • Depth Perception
    • Peripheral Field of Vision
  • Ishihara 14 Plate – color perception test for red-green deficiencies

Laboratory

  • Antibody titers for immunity screenings
  • Pre-employment screenings
  • Post-exposure testing
  • Asbestos testing – Lead and Zinc PP
  • Additional employment related laboratory testing

EKG

  • Tracing only
  • Interpretation included

Radiology

  • TB chest x-ray clearance film
  • Pre-employment screening films

If your company requires a screening or service you have not seen on our website, please call at (352) 519-5430 and inquire. If we have the necessary supplies and equipment, we are happy to accommodate your request.

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Physician Talks

Many companies today are taking a proactive approach to employee health. Businesses realize keeping their employees healthy is a big component of being successful. One easy way to help prevent unnecessary time away from work due to illness is making sure your employee are educated about their health.

NFR Company Care has numerous health care professionals available to provide free educational talks to you employees. Just choose a topic that is impacting your employee population such as diabetes, high blood pressure or breast cancer and one of our experts will come to your location and give a presentation focused on that subject. These talks are a great way to engage your employees and promote healthy habits at the workplace and at home.

If you are interested in scheduled a free education talk, or if you would like more information, please call (352) 519-5427.

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Workers’ Compensation

When your employees are injured at work it only makes sense to send them to a place where they will get superior care. At NFR Company Care, we are experienced with treating initial injuries and providing follow-up care. We have radiology on-site and lab capabilities to address exposures.

Our trained providers are proficient at completing DWC-25 forms and giving restrictions to minimize time away from work when possible. The dedicated work comp nurses at Company Care coordinate treatment through ongoing communication with the patient, employer and the workers’ compensation insurance carrier. We understand everyone benefits from expedited care so information is shared in a timely manner and follow appointments are scheduled promptly.

We will be happy to answer any questions and collaborate with you to create a work comp process that is right for your business.

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