Medical Screenings & Immunizations Schedule


Medical Screening & Immunization Recommendations
This following recommendations are informational only. You should talk with your physician regarding screening and immunization recommendations for you and your family.


Immunizations:
Childhood Immunization Schedule

www.cdc.gov/nip/recs/child-schedule.PDF

1.

Physical exam./history

Every year

2.

Height and Weight

Each visit

3.

Blood pressure

Each visit

4.

Assess growth,
behavior and development,

Each visit

5.

Hearing and vision

Each visit

6.

Testicular exam

Beginning at age 12; every one to two years. Doctor will instruct child on how to do a self-exam

7.

Rubella

Screening by history of vaccination or blood test for all females of childbearing age

8.

Lead poisoning

Repeat every 24 months by questionnaire or blood test

9.

Blood count

Once; females need additional screening after menstruation.

10.

Urinalysis

Beginning at age 11; screen if sexually active.

11.

Tuberculin skin test/screening

Once beginning at 12 months. Assess every year for high-risk factors.

12.

Cholesterol

Beginning at 24 months; screening by history or blood test

13.

Sexually transmitted
diseases

Screen if sexually active

14.

Pelvic exam, routine Pap
test and contraceptive mgmt.

Screen all sexually active females. Annual Pap test beginning at age 18

15

Counseling and screenings

One or more of the following topics should be discussed at
every physical exam, depending on the child's age: injury prevention, diet and exercise, substance abuse, smoking, dental health (checkups twice a year), sexual behavior, depression, domestic violence, and use of alternative medicines and therapies. The physician may want to also discuss other high-risk conditions where screenings may be needed. These include: hepatitis A,B, and C; chlamydia, gonorrhea, and HIV.

Vaccines Recommended for Adolescents: Screenings 10-21 years of age
Adult Immunization Schedule

www.cdc.gov/nip/recs/adult-schedule.PDF