Our Services

OHS is available to be the first point of contact for faculty and staff who are injured or ill at work. Staffed with compassionate and seasoned nurse practitioners, physicians, and registered nurses, OHS will evaluate injuries, provide first aid and treatment, and help employees get additional medical attention.  OHS will assist the employee with the work-related injury process. 

All Campuses Office Hours: Monday-Friday (7.30 am - 3.30 pm)

(We are not open on the weekend and University Holidays)


Occupational Health Services

  • Medical evaluation and clearance for employees who work with research animals, who wear a respirator, or who work in a high-level biosafety laboratory
  • First aid
  • Evaluation and treatment for work-related illnesses and injuries
  • Reproductive toxicology for those working with pathogens or hazardous materials
  • Clearance to return to work following work-related illness or injury
  • Immunizations: tetanus, hepatitis B, rabies, flu, and Tdap
  • Infectious disease screening and treatment

First Aid and Same Day Services for Minor Health Concerns

  • Upper Respiratory Conditions
    • Acute bronchitis
    • Coughs and colds
    • Influenza (flu)
    • Laryngitis
    • Pharyngitis (sore throat)
    • Sinusitis
  • Skin Conditions
    • Rashes
    • Insect bites and stings
    • Minor cuts and scrapes (no suturing)
    • Superficial, limited skin infections
  • Other Common conditions
    • Headaches
    • Pink eye
    • Sprains and strains
    • Urinary tract infections

Respiratory Virus Testing

OHS offers onsite point-of-care respiratory virus testing for COVID-19 and influenza for staff and faculty with cold and flu-like symptoms. 

Please call 617-627-6500 to schedule an appointment. OHS also offers same-day appointments for individuals who want to be evaluated for cold and flu-like symptoms.

Wellness and Preventative Screening

  • Blood pressure
  • BMI
  • Height/weight
  • Assistance with connection to the Employee Assistance Program

Education, Referrals, and Limited Tests

  • Education regarding health concerns such as asthma, migraines, gastric reflux, hypertension, and diabetes
  • Referrals for substance abuse and mental health counseling

Your primary care physician and other specialists must provide mental health, primary care, and ongoing medical services. Tufts Occupational Health Services is not a substitute for your primary care physician or other specialists. Other wellness services may be provided by your health insurance plans or employee assistance programs, and you should check those plans or programs for availability. See Tufts Employee Assistance Program offerings here.

 Make An Appointment

Call (617) 627-6500 to schedule an appointment or speak with a clinician on all campuses.

Option 1: Medford/Somerville appointment (Staff and faculty, only)

                (Students who need a medical appointment, please call Student Health Services at 617-627-3350)

Option 2: Boston appointment (Staff and faculty, only)

Option 3: Grafton appointment (Students, staff, and faculty

                 (Students who need a medical appointment, please call 508-887-4300)

If you require assistance, such as an interpreter or wheelchair access, please let us know in advance.

Employee health information is kept private and separate from all other employee records. Employee health and safety are our top priority.

  Policies in the Workplace