Children - Checkups and Vaccines

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Immunizations and screenings are easy to forget, yet they are a vital part of leading a healthy life. Use this list of important dates to keep on top of your child’s health. Be happy. Stay healthy.

Well-child exams include immunization updates and a variety of health and development screenings. We recommend visits at the following ages:

2-3 days after discharge12 months
14 days15 months
2 months18 months
4 months2 years
6 monthsAnnually after 2 years
9 months

Immunization Schedule


Hepatitis B: Birth, 1 - 4 mo, 6 - 9 mo
Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis (DTaP): 2 mo, 4 mo, 6 mo, 15 - 18 mo, 4 - 6 yrs
Haemophilus Influenzae Type B (Hib): 2 mo, 4mo, 6 mo, 12 - 15 mo
Polio (IPV): 2 mo, 4mo, 6 - 18 mo, 4 - 6yrs
Pneumococcal (Prevnar): 2 mo, 4mo, 6 mo, 12 - 15 mo
Rotavirus: 2 mo, 4 mo, 6 mo
Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR): 12 - 15 mo, 4 - 6 yrs
Chicken Pox (Varicella): 12 - 18 mo, 4 - 6 yrs
Hepatitis A: 2 doses 6 mo apart after the first birthday
Influenza: Yearly
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV, Gardasil) 9 - 26 yrs, 3-shot series
Meningitis (Menactra): First dose 11 - 12 yrs, second dose 16 - 17 yrs
Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap): 11 - 12 yrs
Anemia and lead screening: 9 mo

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