ExperCARE Department of Education Physicals

Never settling for just OK. Healthcare that’s real.

As schools gear up for the fall, the importance of ensuring that our children’s daily commute is safe cannot be overstated. School districts across the city are actively seeking new bus drivers to cover essential routes, a role that is crucial for the smooth operation of our educational system. At ExperCARE, we recognize the significant responsibility that bus drivers take on when they transport our most valuable loved ones—our children. To support this, we offer thorough health screenings and DOT (Department of Transportation) physicals, which are mandatory for all school bus drivers to maintain their certification.

According to school district guidelines, it is imperative that each bus driver undergoes routine physicals to ensure they are in optimal health and capable of performing their duties safely. At ExperCARE, we are committed to facilitating these requirements by providing convenient, efficient, and comprehensive health evaluations. Our DOT physicals are conducted by certified medical professionals who understand the specific needs and regulations drivers must meet. This ensures not only the safety of the drivers but also the safety of the students they transport.

Our urgent care centers are equipped to handle these physicals on a walk-in basis, seven days a week, with extended hours to accommodate the busy schedules of drivers. By choosing ExperCARE for their health certification needs, school bus drivers can be assured of a streamlined and supportive experience that prioritizes their well-being and compliance with district health standards. This is just one of the ways ExperCARE contributes to our community, by ensuring that those who care for our children are themselves well cared for.

GET $10.00 off A DOT Physical Add-on when you come to ExperCARE for your SCCPSS DOE Physical!

Regularly $99.00, Promotional Price of $89.00 only valid day of SCCPSS DOE appointment | Valid on appointments booked between 6/1/24-7/25/24

What happens during a DOT Physical?

A state-licensed physician will check several aspects of your overall health, as well as several specific to the qualifications of the job. You will be required to bring a copy of your medical history as well as a list of current medications that may show up on a drug screen. If you require glasses, corrective lenses or hearing aids to maintain full vision and hearing, they will need to be brought to your appointment as well. Your physician will check the following:

How long should I wait between DOT Physicals?

A DOT Physical is valid for up to two years after it is completed and you have passed. However, your employer may require more frequent examinations based on changing requirements of the position, risk factors such as increased blood pressure and new certifications. Your employer can require an updated DOT Physical at any time, including monthly, annually or biannually.

Why are DOT Physicals important for school bus drivers?

School bus drivers are required to undergo DOT physicals in order to make sure each driver is physically able to withstand the job, including spending long periods of time sitting and safely operating a motor vehicle. Stress is common in drivers due to the level of concentration required to keep the bus moving safely, especially with students potentially causing distractions by yelling, jumping around and throwing objects about. Another side effect of stress is high blood pressure, which can lead to further health issues down the line. By undergoing periodic DOT physicals, your doctor will be able to keep an eye on your blood pressure and provide exercises to reduce your stress levels.

All expenses must be paid at the time of your exam. We accept cash, Visa, MasterCard and Discover.

About ExperCARE

Since opening our doors in 2009, ExperCARE has established itself as a premier provider of comprehensive healthcare services. We pride ourselves on being a trusted resource for patients of all ages, offering an extensive range of medical services to meet the diverse needs of our community. At ExperCARE, we understand that health concerns don’t always come with advance notice, which is why we welcome patients without the need for an appointment, ensuring you receive timely care when you need it most.

At ExperCARE, your health is our top priority. Our team of dedicated professionals is here to provide not just medical care, but a supportive and caring environment that respects the needs of each individual patient. Whether you’re coming in for a routine check-up or urgent care, you can expect the highest level of care every time you visit us.

Join us at ExperCARE, where we are more than just a healthcare provider – we are a partner in your health and wellness journey.

ExperCARE Urgent Care Services

Urgent Care

Come in today, no appointment needed. We provide experienced, compassionate care for all ages for coughing, colds, and flu symptoms, earaches, headaches, fevers and sore throats, rashes, upset stomach, urinary complaints and MORE!

From acute injuries on the ball field to weekend warrior mishaps- sprains and strains, bumps, bruises, stitches, staples and IV fluids are some more of the ways we excel at ExperCARE. We even have an in-house x-ray, labs, EKG’s, and much MORE.

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Routine Care

Don’t have a doctor? Can’t get a convenient appointment?

Don’t want to wait to find out? Need non-controlled medications refilled? No problem! We are great at assessing just about any medical complaint, ordering necessary testing and providing a treatment plan customized just for you! We can even send you to the appropriate specialist for follow-up if indicated.

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Labs, X-rays, Diagnostics

We offer in-house x-ray services and a full range of lab testing for all of your diagnostic needs. We have a board-certified radiologist on call for our providers all hours that we are open to provide the highest level of care and service for our patients. Need a vaccination or flu shot? We’ve got you covered. We even offer the option to fill most commonly prescribed medications on-site in minutes, for an affordable cash rate.

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Occupational Medicine

We offer a full range of occupational health services delivered by experienced staff, knowledgeable in work-related injury care. Our team is trained to work with employers and employees to minimize lost time and recordability and optimize employee wellness. We specialize in delivering extraordinary care to employees while communicating with the employer to ensure a seamless process. We have FMCSA Certified Medical Examiners available on a walk-in basis daily and our centers are members of DATIA with NIOSH certified experts on staff.

On-Site Services

Let ExperCARE come to you. We offer a wide range of services wherever you need them, and have years of experience working with large and small business, film crews, tourist groups, and more. ExperCARE’s Concierge will work with you to create a custom On-Site Package that will address all of your needs within 24 hours of inquiry!

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Immigration Services

ExperCARE offers Immigration services provided by our Director of Occupational Medicine and a United States Civil Surgeon, J. David Carson, MD, FACEP. To learn more call 912-358-1515.

Partners & Specialists

Now seeing specialists doesn’t always require a trip to Savannah. We are pleased to have several Savannah specialists actively taking appointments at ExperCARE. Specialties include Pulmonology & Critical Care, General Surgery & Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. It’s just one more way that ExperCARE is bringing access to the very best to our customers.


When it comes to medical care, routine or urgent, you want the comfort of a familiar face, a warm smile and the convenience of being seen the same day, after hours, or weekends. ExperCARE is locally owned and operated and employs the very best team in the industry. Our commitment to you is something we take to heart, ensuring we provide the very best experience for you and your loved ones.  The synergy of expertise, compassion, and convenience are why our customers continue to recommend and return for their healthcare and peace of mind. We welcome the opportunity to exceed your expectations while providing access to the very best healthcare experience in the region when you need it.

Urgent Medical Care Services  ı  Routine Care  ı  Digital Xrays ı  Labs, & Diagnostics  ı  Occupational Medicine  ı  On-Site Services  ı  Immigration Services  ı DOT Physicals  ı  Drug Testing  ı  Sports, School & Camp Physicals


ExperCARE offers comprehensive care across its locations, including Richmond Hill, Pooler, Statesboro, Rincon – NOW OPEN, Hinesville, two locations in Savannah, one in Savannah on Mall Blvd and the other in the Savannah Historic District Downtown. Each location ensures consistent, high-quality healthcare services.

ExperCARE is dedicated to making healthcare convenient and accessible, on our patients schedule, ensuring residents in rural areas like Pembroke, Glennville, Clayton, Ludowici, Cooperville, Riceboro, Midway, and Hardeeville are within a 25-minute drive to an ExperCARE Urgent Care location. With our newest location, Rincon,we have further enhance accessibility for communities such as Springfield, Clyo, and Guyton. This growth reflects our commitment to accessible healthcare and underscores our mission to be where our patients need us most, embodying the concept of reimagining healthcare.