As a WPS employee, if you are injured on the job or have sustained an occupational illness, you may be eligible to receive benefits under Workers’ Compensation. Enrollment in the program is automatic and there is no cost for employees to participate.
What to Do if You Experience a Work-Related Injury or Illness
If the injury is life-threatening or limb-threatening, proceed immediately to the emergency department at Winchester Medical Center or Warren Memorial Hospital.
If a simple injury occurs, report the incident immediately to your supervisor and report the incident to the school nurse. You will be asked to provide information regarding how and when the accident occurred. In addition, you will be asked to complete the following forms:
If further medical treatment is necessary, seek medical treatment only from a physician on the approved provider list below. Treatment rendered by a provider not on the list could jeopardize your benefits.
Amherst Family Practice 1867 Amherst Street Winchester, VA 22601 540-667-8724
Valley Health Occupational Health/Urgent Care Center 607 E. Jubal Early Drive Winchester, VA 22601 540-536-2200
Medexpress Urgent Care 207 Gateway Drive Winchester, VA 22601
Winchester Urgent Care 2505 Valley Avenue Winchester, VA 22601 540-665-0084