Well Child Checkup
Want to save some time at your child's next Well Visit? Then just go to the Forms section on the menu to the left, print out and complete the appropriate history (and developmental forms, if applicable), fill them out at home, and bring them with you to the visit!
Click on the Age Buttons to access handouts related to that particular age.
Hover over the immunization abbreviation under Components for a description.
*indicates HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, though not required vaccines
Varivax: Those who received one dose of Varivax (for chickenpox) should receive a booster dose at age five or later, EVEN if the individual had a mild break-through case of chickenpox.
Tdap: This is a newer form of the tetanus booster that also protects against pertussis (whooping cough). This can be given as long as the individual has had the older Td (just tetanus) vaccine at least two years before. This vaccine is now required for ALL children entering fifth grade.
Menactra: This vaccine protects against several strains of the bacteria meningococcus which causes severe cases of meningitis. This one-time vaccine is recommended for all children eleven years of age or older.
Gardisil: This series of vaccines provides protection against the human papilloma virus than can cause genital warts and which can lead to cervical cancer. It is a series of three vaccines, with the first given two months after the first, and the third, six months after the first.
Hepatitis A: This two shot series is recommended for everyone aged twelve months and older. It protects against the type of hepatitis we get from food sources. The booster is given at least six months after the first dose.
Flu: Recommended for ALL children aged six months and older.
CBCs are recommended annually for all teen girls once they have begun having periods.
Screenings for tuberculosis are also performed annually.
Complete examinations are part of each well visit.
Last modified: Monday February 16, 2015