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    Health Maintenance Guidelines

    Special notice: Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine 13-valent (PCV-13)

    Birth to 17

    Check Ups

    Visits at 1, 2, 4, 6, 9, 12, 15 and 18 months of age. Annual visits from ages 2 to 6. Visits every other year for ages 6 to 17.

    Screening Tests

    Vision: Check once before age 5.
    Obesity: Monitor starting at age 6.
    Chlamydia/Gonorrhea: Check yearly for sexually active females ages 15 to 24 years.
    HIV/AIDS: Check between ages 15 and 65.

    Immunizations

    Two month series of vaccines can be given as early as 6 weeks.

    Immunizations

    Recommendations

    Hepatitis B

    Birth, 1 month, 6 months

    Haemophilus Influenza Type B

    2 month, 4 months, 6 months, 12 months

    Polio

    2 months, 4 months, 6 months, 4-5 years

    Diphtheria, Tetanus and Acellular Pertussis

    2 months, 4 months, 6 months, 18 months, 4-5 years
    Rotavirus2 months, 4 months, 6 months
    Pneumococcal2 months, 4 months, 6 months, 12 months
    Tdap/Td:11 years
    Measles, Mumps and Rubella 12 months, 4-5 years
    Varicella (Chickenpox)12 months, 4-5 years
    Hepatitis A12 months, 18 months
    Influenza (yearly) 6 months, 18 months, 2 years, 4-5 years, 11 years, 16 years
    Conjugated Meningococcal11years, 16 years
    Human Papillomavirus
    Females ages 9–26 and males 11–21 should receive the HPV series 0, 2 and 6 month intervals.
    11 years


    Human Papillomavirus (HPV): Females and males ages 11 to 14 years should receive a two-dose series, and females ages 15 to 26 and males ages 15 to 21 should receive a three-dose series.
    Pregnancy: If you are pregnant or able to get pregnant, take a daily vitamin or supplement containing 0.4 to 0.8 mg of folic acid. Talk to your doctor about more steps for a healthy pregnancy.