Learn more about the vaccines, immunization schedules and what to expect at well child exams.
Your child’s actual vaccine schedule may vary slightly from this schedule, depending on vaccine availability and timing of previous vaccinations. If you have any questions, please ask your health care provider.
Beginning at age 3 annual check-ups include:
- Physical examination
- Weight and height
- Blood pressure
- Body mass index (BMI)
- Health questionnaire
- Developmental/behavioral/mental health assessment
1DTaP: Given at 15 or 18 months.
2HAV: Given at 18 months or 2 years.
**Tdap: Teens 13 through 18 years old who missed the Tdap dose or received Td only at 11 or 12 years old should receive 1 dose of Tdap.
†MCV: Teens who received the 1st dose of MCV4 at 11 or 12 years old should receive a booster dose at 16 years old. Teens who received the 1st dose at 13 through 15 years old should receive a booster dose at 16 through 18 years old. If the 1st dose was given at 16 years or older, a booster dose is not needed.
‡HPV: 2 doses given typically 6 months apart at 11-12 year old adolescent well child visit (may be started as early as 9 years old). If first dose given on or after 15th birthday (and through age 26), 3 doses are given.
As usual, feel free to contact us with any questions or to make an appointment. As a reminder, your child needs a physical exam every two years as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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