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Old 12-06-2007, 11:08 AM
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anyone know of and places to get a walkin dot physical(without drug screen the school said they will do drug screen the first day of school) for a fair price in baltimore? If so who are they and what do they usually charge?
My regular doctor cant get me in til late january right before school fr a physical. I need it before MD will let me take my permit tests and i want to get all my ducks in line way ahead of time. Thanks for your help!
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Old 12-06-2007, 11:48 AM
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There are walk in clinics all over the country. Just find one who can do the DOT physicals. I think I pay something like $40-60 including the drug test. The drug and diabetic tests are part of the physical. Some truck stops also have clinics set up on the premises to do DOT physicals.
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The drug and diabetic tests are part of the physical.
Drug tests are not part of the physical. Drug tests are a separate test under the FMCSA regs.

A diabetic screening is part of the physical. This is usually done with a urine dip, but it can also be done with an Accu-Check type finger poke blood test.
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Old 12-06-2007, 12:13 PM
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They do the drug and diabetic tests at the same time, where I have my physical.
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Old 12-06-2007, 01:21 PM
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Doctors Express Medical Center
1220A E. Joppa Road
Suite 109
Towson, MD 21286

(410) 296-0018

IIRC it is about $60 and you don't need an apointment just walk in. A call ahead of time makes things a bit smoother but they are really just walk in. Just ask for a DOT physical....they will take care of everything else.

A couple of hints that might make this process a little easier.....

1. If you use smoke, don't for like 12 hours before your physical. It has a tendency to affect your Blood pressure and heart rate and could throw a flag.

2. Avoid caffeine, same thing as above

3. Avoid sugar before your physical, it could throw a spike in your urinalysis making it look like diabetes.
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Old 12-06-2007, 03:01 PM
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Default Try Concentra Medical Clinics

This company has several location in the DC/ Baltimore area including the ones listed below. You can find out others by calling the locations or hitting thier website: www.concentra.com

Concentra Medical Clinic
100 S. Charles Street
Suite 150
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 752-3010

Concentra Medical Center
1833 Portal Street
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 633-3600
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Old 12-06-2007, 03:27 PM
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Some truck stops also have clinics set up on the premises to do DOT physicals.
I had no idea. :shock: That's a scary thought. :P :lol:
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Old 12-06-2007, 04:21 PM
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They do the drug and diabetic tests at the same time, where I have my physical.
If the company wants it done it certainly can be done at the same time, and if you need to get a drug test anyway, like during a pre-employment, it actually makes sense to do it that way.

Just saying that per the regs having a drug test during the physical is not a requirement.
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Old 12-06-2007, 05:13 PM
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I know real cheap way. Just get the card and sign some doc. name on it and do it your self. :lol: :lol:
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Old 12-06-2007, 07:26 PM
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thanks for the replies. Marylandkw I have the I have the blank form already and a nice card that has a lamination pouch to put it in once it filled out. will they use what I bring or what they have.

anyone know what concentra charges?
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