Work Wellness

News You Can Use

  • Work Wellness is locally owned by the physicians who care for you and your employees.
  • Lifting and repetitive motion are leading causes of workplace injuries. Our physicians have expertise in musculoskeletal medicine.
  • 85% of workplace injuries are preventable. Safety training, workplace assessments, good housekeeping, and wellness programs are valuable tools.
  • Duke University found workers’ compensation claims to be 7 times more expensive for overweight employees. Healthy U can help.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you located?

1801 Colorado Ave, Turlock, CA in Suite 130 with outside entrance on the Southeast Corner of the Tower Health and Wellness Center.

What are your office hours?

Monday-Friday: 8am- 5pm

How do I contact the office?

Call us during business hours (8 am to 5 pm, Monday-Friday) at 209-216-3333. Fax: 209-216-3330.

How do I set my company up to use Work Wellness for our occupational needs?

Please download and fax the company inquiry form on our website or contact the office and we will fax or email you a copy. Once we receive the inquiry, our coordinator will contact you and facilitate the process. You can start any requested services the same day as sending us your inquiry.

What services do you provide?

  • Urine Drug Screening (DOT and Non-DOT)
  • DOT (DMV Physical Exams)
  • Injury Care (lacerations/open wounds, fractures, eye injury, burns, exposure/needle stick)
  • First Aid
  • Post-Offer/Pre-Employments Evaluation and Examination
  • Breath Alcohol Testing
  • Hair Collection Drug Screen
  • Flu shots/ Immunization programs
  • Tuberculosis Screening (PPD)
  • Lift Testing
  • Spirometry with OSHA Review
  • Audiology Evaluations
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • HAZMAT Screening
  • Permanent and Stationary Evaluations
  • Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) Evaluations
  • Work Site Safety Evaluations and Consultations
  • Corporate Wellness Program (Healthy U)

*Some services are available at work-site or other locations. Please contact our clinic coordinator to discuss your needs and requests.

How do we obtain an authorization form?

Please download the authorization form here or call us (209-216-3333) and we will provide one to you via fax or email. Work Wellness accepts outside authorization forms if your company has its own.

How do we arrange for an appointment?

For all non-urgent injury appointments and post-offer/pre-employment exams, please call the office during normal business hours and the staff will give you an appointment that meets your needs. We do see urgent walk-ins and new injuries with authorizations. Please fax the authorization form or send them with the patients to their visit. All other testing including drug screens and breath alcohol tests are done on a walk-in basis during normal business hours with no appointment necessary.

Can our company set up a tour of your clinic?

Yes, we welcome and encourage our employer partners to call and set up a comprehensive tour of our facility.

Which Work Comp Insurance Plans is Work Wellness considered in Medical Provider Network (MPN)?

Work Wellness is contracted with all workers’ compensation insurances that we are aware of. Please let us know if you cannot find us in the medical provider network (MPN) provided by your insurance carrier or third party administrator (commonly known as a TPA) and we will contact them.

How long are the wait times to be seen?

In a recent month long patient survey, 81% of Work Wellness patients waited less than 10 minutes to be seen and 100% reported that they would strongly recommend us to others.

Are translation services available?

Yes, we currently have professional in-house translation for Spanish, Portuguese, and Romanian. Please provide a translator for other language requirements including hearing impaired/sign-language.

How are results handled and received for drug screens?

Work Wellness can report results via internet, fax or mail. Most employers choose the speed of our electronic eScreen system which allows for results to be reported nearly instantly via secure website, fax or phone call. All breath alcohol results will be faxed, mailed or both depending on your preferences. If your company has a Chain of Custody Form from a lab or third party, results will be given to you directly by the MRO (Medical Review Officer).

How long does it usually take to get results of a drug screen?

Using our electronic eScreen system, negative results are reported within minutes. Any test requiring verification will be sent to the lab and results will be sent within 3 — 5 work days.

Does Romeo Medical Clinic/Work Wellness provide health promotion services?

Yes, our corporate wellness program is called “Healthy U”. Please see the HealthyU section for details.

What is unique about your practice?

Our mission statement is ‘Caring for People as Family’. We create an environment that feels like a home for our extended family, our patients. This includes a friendly staff that is caring, efficient, and responsive. Our patients are seen by Board Certified Sports Medicine and Family Medicine Physicians. We treat our injured workers as we do our sports medicine patients, which results in a safe and rapid ‘return to work’ for the employee. We strongly believe that great outcomes and cost reduction is achieved when the physicians, the employees and the employer have strong relationships. We are committed to providing an atmosphere and attitude where this can occur.

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