When you bring your child for a well-care visit or checkup, our providers will:
Once a child reaches 3 years of age, he or she should be seen every year for a well-check.
|In Hospital||Hep B|
|2 months||Dtap, HiB, Hep B, IPV, Prevnar 13, Rotateq|
|4 months||Dtap, HiB, IPV, Prevnar 13, Rotateq|
|6 months||Dtap, HiB, Hep B, IPV, Prevnar 13, Rotateq|
|12 months||Prevnar 13, Varicella, Hep A|
|15 months||Dtap, HiB, MMR|
|18 months||Hep A|
|4 years||Dtap, IPV, Varicella, MMR|
|11-12 years||Tdap, Menactra, 2nd Varicella (if needed), HPV (optional)|
|16 years||Menactra booster|
This is the typical immunization schedule. Slight variations can occur.
Recent health care reform laws require most health insurance plans to provide 100% coverage for children’s regular well check visits and immunizations. This allows more families to take advantage of these important preventative health visits.
The schedule of well checks Rockcastle Pediatrics follows is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Well checks provide a broad focus on wellness. Well checks are intended to help the child and the parents with focus on health promotion, guidance, disease prevention, and protection. These regular well checks also help establish a strong relationship between the family and provider, promoting continuity of care, building trust, and promoting high quality healthcare.
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