Years 11-19+ exam and immunization schedule

Pediatric medicine is not just for babies. Children’s 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 year well child checkup

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI)
Immunizations*: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Tdap)**; Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine (MCV)***; Human Papillomavirus (HPV)‡; Influenza
Lab/other: Lipid test; Fluoride varnish1; Vision and hearing2
Screenings:  Social/emotional screening


12 year well child checkup

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI)
Immunizations*: Influenza
Lab/other: Fluoride varnish1; Vision and hearing2
Screenings: Social/emotional screening; Depression screening


13 year well child checkup

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI)
Immunizations*: Influenza
Lab/other: Fluoride varnish1; Vision and hearing2
Screenings: Social/emotional screening; Depression screening


14 year well child checkup

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI)
Immunizations*: Influenza
Lab/other: Fluoride varnish1; Vision and hearing2
Screenings: Social/emotional screening; Depression screening


15 year well child checkup

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI)
Immunizations*: Influenza
Lab/other: Fluoride varnish1; Vision and hearing2
Screenings:  Social/emotional screening; Depression screening


16 year well child checkup

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI)
Immunizations*: Influenza
Lab/other: Fluoride varnish1; Vision and hearing2
Screenings: Social/emotional screening; Depression screening


17 year well child checkup

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI)
Immunizations*: Influenza
Lab/other: Fluoride varnish1; Vision and hearing2
Screenings: Social/emotional screening; Depression screening


18 year well child checkup

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI)
Immunizations*: Influenza
Lab/other: Fluoride varnish1; Vision and hearing2
Screenings:  Social/emotional screening; Depression screening


19+ year well child checkup

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI)
Immunizations*: Influenza
Lab/other: Fluoride varnish1; Vision and hearing2
Screenings: Social/emotional screening; Depression screening


*Other vaccines as recommended by your health care provider.

**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.

†Influenza – once a year during flu season.

HPV – 2 doses given typically 6 months apart at 11-12 year old adolescent well child visit (may be started as early as 9 years old). If first dose given on or after 15th birthday (and through age 26), 3 doses are given.

1Fluoride varnish available

2Vision and hearing screenings as needed

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Children’s 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.