Well Child Visits

If this is your first child, do not be overwhelmed with all the information. If you have other children, you may find that a few things have changed. The following is a schedule of the routine “Well Child” appointments and what to expect at each visit.

Birth: Hepatitis B
Initial Visit: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, Hepatitis B (if not administered at birth)
2 weeks: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment
1 month: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, Hepatitis B
2 months: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, Prevnar 13, Rotavirus, Pentacel ( DTaP, IPV, HIB)
4 months: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, Prevnar 13, Rotavirus, Pentacel (DTaP, IPV, HIB)
6 months: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, Lead risk assessment, Prevnar 13, Rotavirus, Pentacel (DTaP, IPV, HIB)
9 months: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, Lead risk assessment , TB risk assessment, Hemoglobin, Hepatitis B
12 months: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, Lead risk assessment, TB risk assessment, MMR, Varicella, Hepatitis A
15 months: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, Lead risk assessment, TB risk assessment, Prevnar 13, Pentacel(DTaP, IPV, HIB)
18 months: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, Lead risk assessment, TB risk assessment, Hepatitis A
24 months: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, Lead risk assessment, TB risk assessment
30 months: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, Lead risk assessment, TB risk assessment
36 months: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, Lead risk assessment, TB risk assessment
4 years: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, Lead risk assessment, TB risk assessment, MMR, Varicella
5 years: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, Lead risk assessment, TB risk assessment, Quadracel (DTaP/ IPV)
6 years: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, Lead risk assessment, TB risk assessment
7-10 years: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, TB risk assessment
11 years: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, TB risk assessment, Cholesterol screening, Tdap and Menactra #1 **HPV (Gardasil) series (see below)
12-15 years: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, TB risk assessment
16 years: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, TB risk assessment, Menactra #2
17-18 years: Physical Exam, Developmental Assessment, TB risk assessment
19-22 years: Physical Exam, TB risk assessment

ACIP Recommendations for Human Papillomavirus Vaccination (HPV) EFFECTIVE 10/19/2016

**HPV vaccine (Gardasil)is recommended for routine vaccination of females 11 or 12 years of age (and females through 26 years of age).HPV vaccine (Gardasil)for routine vaccination of males 11 or 12 years of age (and males through 21 years of age).
All kids who are 11 or 12 years old should get two shots of HPV vaccine six to twelve months apart. If your child is older than 14 years, three shots will need to be given over 6 months. Also, three doses are still recommended for people with certain immunocompromising conditions aged 9 through 26 years.
Please note: As insurance coverage varies, please check with your insurance regarding the coverage of Well Child Care and Immunizations.