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Carolina Occupational Healthcare announces it’s new website.

By |September 10th, 2015|

If you are reading this, you probably already know that Carolina Occupational Healthcare has launched a new website for their practice of Occupational Medicine. Our prior web address, CarolinaOccupationalHealthcare.com still directs you to the new site CarolinaOH.com. Our prior email addresses ending in @CarolinaOccupationalHealthcare now end in @CarolinaOH.com. However, you do not […]

Walk-In TB Skin Testing

By |October 26th, 2014|

Walk in TB Skin Testing is now available at Carolina Occupational Healthcare.
Please see TB Skin Testing FAQ’s for full information.

DOT and Recreational Marijuana use May 27, 2014

By |May 27th, 2014|

The Department of Transportation released an update on it’s policy regarding “Recreational” use of Marijuana.

The short version is the the DOT doesn’t care if some states have legalized use of marijuana.

The Federal Policy remains the same.

Get the full story at:  DOT Recreational Marijuana Notice

DOT Institutes new policy regarding Physical Exams for CDL Drivers. National Registry is formed May 21, 2014

By |May 21st, 2014|

The National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (National Registry) is a new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) program. All commercial drivers whose current medical certificate expires on or after May 21, 2014, at expiration of that certificate must be examined by a medical professional listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. Only […]

Beginning October 1, 2012, the FAA requires airman applications to be completed on-line

By |September 1st, 2012|

Beginning October 1, 2012, the FAA will require airmen to complete form 8500-8, application for a medical license, on-line.

Airmen will need to go to the FAA MedXPress website.  After completing and submitting your application, the FAA will issue you a “confirmation number”, which you must provide to your Aviation Medical Examiner when you schedule your […]