Primary Care ServicesWell Child Exams and Immunizations

Years 11-19+ exam and immunization schedule

Pediatric medicine is not just for babies. Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota welcomes patients throughout their college years or through age 23. Our clinicians keep up-to-date with adolescent issues including pubertal development, acne, gynecology, depression and adjustment concerns. We have dedicated adolescent clinic on our Minneapolis campus.

11 YEARS

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI); Vision; Hearing; Health questionnaire; Developmental/behavioral/mental health assessment.
Immunizations: Chickenpox (Varicella)*; Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Tdap)**; Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine (MCV)***; Human Papillomavirus (HPV)‡; Influenza†.
Oral health: Oral health check.


12 YEARS

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI); Vision; Hearing; Health questionnaire; Developmental/behavioral/mental health assessment.
Immunizations: Chickenpox (Varicella)*; Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Tdap)**; Human Papillomavirus (HPV)‡; Influenza†.
Oral health: Oral health check.


13 YEARS

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI); Vision; Hearing; Health questionnaire; Developmental/behavioral/mental health assessment.
Immunizations: Chickenpox (Varicella)*; Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Tdap)**; Human Papillomavirus (HPV)‡; Influenza†.
Oral health: Oral health check.


14 YEARS

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI); Vision; Hearing; Health questionnaire; Developmental/behavioral/mental health assessment.
Immunizations: Chickenpox (Varicella)*; Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Tdap)**; Human Papillomavirus (HPV)‡; Influenza†.
Oral health: Oral health check.


15 YEARS

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI); Vision; Hearing; Health questionnaire; Developmental/behavioral/mental health assessment.
Immunizations: Chickenpox (Varicella)*; Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Tdap)**; Human Papillomavirus (HPV)‡; Influenza†.
Oral health: Oral health check.


16 YEARS

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI); Vision; Hearing; Health questionnaire; Developmental/behavioral/mental health assessment.
Immunizations: Chickenpox (Varicella)*; Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Tdap)**; Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine (MCV)***; Human Papillomavirus (HPV)‡; Influenza†.
Oral health: Oral health check.


17 YEARS

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI); Vision; Hearing; Health questionnaire; Developmental/behavioral/mental health assessment.
Immunizations: Chickenpox (Varicella)*; Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Tdap)**; Human Papillomavirus (HPV)‡; Influenza†.
Oral health: Oral health check.


18 YEARS

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI); Vision; Hearing; Health questionnaire; Developmental/behavioral/mental health assessment.
Immunizations: Chickenpox (Varicella)*; Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Tdap)**; Human Papillomavirus (HPV)‡; Influenza†.
Oral health: Oral health check.


19+ YEARS

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI); Vision; Hearing; Health questionnaire; Developmental/behavioral/mental health assessment.
Immunizations: Chickenpox (Varicella)*; Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Tdap)**; Human Papillomavirus (HPV)‡; Influenza†.
Oral health: Oral health check.


*2 doses of Varicella if not previously given and no history of acquired disease.

**Tdap: Teens 13 through 18 years old who missed the Tdap dose or received Td only at 11 or 12 years old should receive 1 dose of Tdap.

***MCV: Teens who received the 1st dose of MCV4 at 11 or 12 years old should receive a booster dose at 16 years old. Teens who received the 1st dose at 13 through 15 years old should receive a booster dose at 16 through 18 years old. If the 1st dose was given at 16 years or older, a booster dose is not needed.

HPV: This vaccine requires 3 doses. The 2nd dose should be given at least 2 months after the 1st dose. The 3rd dose should be given at least 6 months after the 1st dose.

† Once a year during flu season.

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has a broad range of education materials as an information resource for parents. In addition to what to expect at each well child visit, developmental milestones and speech and language development, there is a wealth of information on everything from breastfeeding and medication charts to medical conditions and first aid. See our patient and family education materials for a complete listing.