Occupational Health & Medicine


Healthy Employees and Safe Workplaces

As health care costs continue to rise, employers need effective ways to lower the cost of care and keep employees healthy, safe, and productive.

Munson Healthcare understands the importance of getting an injured employee back to work as quickly and as safely as possible. We partner with businesses to help manage the health of their employees, as well as reduce risk factors in the workplace.

Together, our team helps you save time, reduce costs, stay informed of results, and improve outcomes.

We take pride in helping clients maintain "zero lost days" by tailoring an occupational health program to meet each company’s needs. With our flexible, cost-effective approach, employers of all sizes can create an occupational health program for their employee’s health and safety goals, including:

As a leader in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of workplace injury and illness, Munson Healthcare offers comprehensive occupational health services. We provide a wealth of support for employee and workplace injury prevention needs across industries, including manufacturing, government, and retail.

Contact the Occupational Health and Medicine office nearest you to discuss how we can tailor an occupational health program to meet your specific objectives.

COVID-19 Testing for Employers

The following FAQ document explains Munson Healthcare’s testing priorities and provides guidelines and resources for local employers. Public testing FAQ’s and guidelines can be found here.

Excellence in Occupational Health and Medicine

Munson Healthcare is dedicated to providing high-quality medical care that meets the needs of employers and employees.

We take a multidisciplinary, coordinated approach to care, so your employees receive the attention they need for optimal outcomes. From cost-effective treatments and timely visits to courteous staff and accurate reporting, our team focuses on the health and safety of your employees.

Munson Healthcare is recognized as a Top Provider of Occupational Health Examination Services by Corporate Health Resources (CHR), a nationwide examiner network of more than 12,000 providers. Selection is based on a rigorous set of criteria, including:

  • Completeness of medical records
  • Courteous and professional staff
  • Positive feedback from examinees to CHR
  • Reasonable fees
  • Timely reporting of results to CHR
  • Timely return of complete and original records to CHR

Virtual Occupational Health and Medicine

Munson Healthcare is offering virtual occupational health services to employers throughout northern Michigan. Virtual care (sometimes called “telehealth”) allows our expert physicians to treat work injuries and on-the-job illnesses without employees leaving the workplace. Benefits include:

  • Immediate treatment – which may minimize lost productivity and maximize recovery outcomes
  • No drive time and/or time spent sitting in a waiting room
  • No extra costs or fees – visits are billed the same as in-person appointments
  • Coordinated follow-up in-person care if deemed necessary by the provider

Virtual care offered by Munson Healthcare Occupational Health & Medicine can triage incidents or concerns, evaluate new injuries and illnesses, and provide injury follow-up for conditions such as:

  • Mild to moderate upper and lower extremity strains, sprains
  • Minor neck and back strains, sprains
  • Abrasions, scrapes
  • Bruises, contusions
  • Minor burns
  • Skin irritation, dermatitis, rashes
  • Overuse injuries, tendonitis
  • Blood-borne pathogen exposures
  • Injury and illness

Munson Healthcare Occupational Health Virtual Visits should not be used to treat life-threatening conditions or as a substitute for emergency medical care. Please call the clinic at 231-935-8590 to determine the best location for treating conditions including:

  • Eye injuries
  • Foreign bodies
  • Lacerations and those injuries requiring physical exams or hands-on evaluation/treatment
  • Any injury resulting in symptoms for more than five days

For More Information

Contact the Occupational Health and Medicine office nearest you to learn more about work injury prevention, education, treatment, health and fitness programs, and work injury management. Please note that not all services are available at every location. Employers should contact the clinic for more information.