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 any additional medical attention needed. The provider will help complete an Incident/Accident Report and open a worker's compensation claim. They will also help file for a leave of absence, notify the employee’s manager, and walk the employee through the process so they can focus on getting healthy. 

All campuses Office hours: Monday-Friday (7.30 am - 3.30 pm)


COVID-19 Testing

OHS is offering COVID-19 testing onsite for Staff and Faculty on all campuses who have symptoms. Please call (617) 627-6500 and choose the option below to schedule an appointment.

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday (7:30 am-2:00 pm)

Option 1: Medford appointment (Staff and faculty only)

Option 2: Boston appointment (Staff and faculty only)

Option 3: Grafton appointment (Student, staff, and faculty)

OHS will also offer same-day appointments for individuals who want to be evaluated for COVID-19 symptoms.

Occupational Health Services

  • Medical evaluation and clearance for employees who work with research animals, who wear a respirator, or 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 diseases 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

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

Mental health, primary care and on-going medical services must be provided by your primary care physician and other specialists. Tufts Occupational Health Services is not a substitute for your primary care physician or your 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)

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

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

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