Health Maintenance Guidelines
Ages 19 to 39
Wellness CheckCheck blood pressure, weight and height to calculate body mass index (BMI) and health risks.
- Diabetes: All non-Caucasians; All Caucasians with sustained blood pressure greater than 135/80, or BMI greater than or equal to 25, or history of gestational diabetes, or family history of diabetes.
- Assessment of Risk for TB: To determine risk factors
- HIV: Routine discussion
- Alcohol Misuse: Discuss with your provider
- Influenza: Yearly
- Varicella (Chicken Pox) Vaccine: Individuals born in 1980 or later should receive a second vaccine.
- HPV: Females age 9–26 and males 11–21 should receive the HPV series 0, 2 and 6 month intervals (optional for males).
- Tdap/Td: Adults under 65 who have never received Tdap should get a Tdap booster, regardless of when a prior TD was given. After this, Td is required every 10 years.
- Lipid Test: At age 35
- Chlamydia: Yearly through age 24 for sexually active women
- Pap Test: Every 3 years starting from age 21 (between ages 21–30, may be more often). At age 30, may switch to every 5 years with HPV screening.
- Folic Acid: All women planning or capable of pregnancy take a daily supplement containing 0.4-0.8mg of folic acid.
Last updated: January 2014